Carson Long Military Academy

200 N. Carlisle St.
New Bloomfield, PA 17068
Tel: 717-582-2121
Ariel view of Carson Long's campus.
Ariel view of Carson Long's campus.
  • Carson Long Military Academy is the oldest boarding school with military training in the United States.
  • Carson Long emphasis is placed upon providing a preparatory education that positions the majority of graduating students to pursue a post graduate (college) career.
  • There is a low teacher-to-student ratio in most classes and a focus on individualized instruction.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) is offered, and advanced honors courses are available for students who desire a more demanding curriculum.

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Definition of Terms 
2017 School Data
Carson Long MilitaryBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege-Prep MilitaryCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered8-12, PG6-12
School TypeAll-boysCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYesYes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded18361910
Campus Size60 acres110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment85 students300 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Score1500* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearYesNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(ACUs, black dress pants, white dress shirt, sweater, tie)
Average Class Size7 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:71:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered417
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedYesYes


Endowment Size$1 million$17 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
Tuition international students$42,000$47,500
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
% Students on Financial Aid
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$5,000$22,730
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo


Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
Accepts Standardized ApplicationYesNo
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
Director of AdmissionsCPT Michael P. Pray
Associate Director of AdmissionsMs. Anna Brennan

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses


# Interscholastic Sports Offered1014
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Marksmanship, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling

School Notes

  • The Carson Long experience teaches important life skills, teamwork, problem-solving, time management, and more which serves students well upon graduation. Extra curricular activities including major sports,club activities, rifle team, and drum and bugle corps. Students attend worship services of their faith each Sunday.
  • The Army Junior ROTC training program motivates our cadets to be better citizens. A wide range of subjects and life skills helps reinforce other areas of academic curriculum - strong skills, communications, leadership, and citizenship.
  • Carson Long is governed by a 15 member Board of Trustees and is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
  • School accreditations: NAIS, PAIS, Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the US, and TABS
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