Camden Military Academy

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Definition of Terms 
2017 School Data
Camden MilitaryBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege-Prep MilitaryCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered7-12, PG7-12
School TypeAll-boysCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded18921910
Campus Size40 acres110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment300 students300 students
% Students of Color
23%
20%
% International Students
7%
20%
% Students Boarding
100%
68%
Average SAT Score1050* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score24*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYesNo
Frequency of Saturday ClassesMonthlyWeekly
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(civilian clothes are allowed during free time)
Casual
Average Class Size12 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:71:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1817
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
50%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$22,995$53,300
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a$28,560
Tuition international students$36,995$47,500
% Students on Financial Aid
30%
37%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$2,800
(must apply each year and first year is income base)
$22,700
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationNoNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
80%
55%
Director of AdmissionsRobert Casey Robinson
Associate Director of AdmissionsMarshall Sheorn

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1817
Courses33 hours of Dual Enrollment

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1614
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Drill Team, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Riflery, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations2623
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Battalion, Black Jack Drill Team (Pershing Rifles), Boy Scouts, Civil Air Patrol, CMA Archaeological Society, Driving School, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, International Club, JROTC, Junior Leadership, KEY Club, Newspaper (School News), Robotics Team, Skateboarding, Social Media Team

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Drama Club, Drum and Fife Corps, Fine Arts Club, Jazz Club, Piano/Guitar Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Equestrian Club, Flight Lessons, Golf Club, Paintball, Variety of Intramural Sports

School Notes

  • The school's philosophy is to develop the "whole man" to the end that he is prepared not only academically, but also emotionally, physically, and morally, to face the trials and meet the opportunities that will be his after he leaves Camden Military Academy.
  • LD types supported: Dyslexia, CAPD, ADD/ADHD, Other mild learning differences
  • School accreditations: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), National Association of Colleges and Schools (NAIS), American Military Schools and Colleges of the United States (AMSCUS), AdvancedEd
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