Army and Navy Academy: Carlsbad, California, USA | Best Boarding Schools
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An American high schoo for boys onlyl! One of top boarding schools in USA! We present Army and Navy Academy in Carslbad, California, USA. Army and Navy Academy is an internationally recognized college-preparatory military boarding school for boys, grades 7-12. The Academy follo fows University of California standards and incorporates West Point-style leadership training into its curriculum. Our Cadets benefit from the Academy's structure and daily routine which incorporates a regimen of athletics, academics and leadership.

Founded in 1910 Army and Navy Academy's mission is to educate and develop good character in young men.


  • 7 days boarding: 45 550 USD
  • 5 days boarding: N/A
  • Day school only cost: 20 850 USD
  • Needs based aid: Not Offered
  • Percentage of students receiving some aid: 25%
  • Merit scholarschips: Offered

School size and facilties

16 acres


Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

Number of students

  Girls Boys Total
Boarding School: 0 300 300
Day School: 0 20 20

Director Details

  • Name of Director: Ms. Candace Heidenrich
  • Address: 2605 Carlsbad Blvd. Carlsbad, CA 92008
  • Tel: +1-760-729-2385
  • Fax: +1-760-434-5978
  • Website: http://www.armyandnavyacademy.org
  • Rolling or fixed admission ? Rolling
  • Application fee: 100 USD
  • International application fee: 305 USD

Year Of Foundation


Some History

Founded in 1910 in Pacific Beach in California. It moved to its present location in Carlsbad, California in 1936 fronting the Pacific Ocean.

About the school

  • Dorm facilities:
    Two students to a room (7-9 grade)
    Three students to a room (10-12 grade)
    Bunk beds, study desk, computer tray station
  • Dress code: Formal

Social life & attractions

Weekend trips to local theme parks such as Universal Studios, Disneyland, Magic Mountain, Seaworld, Movies.

Famous People Who Attended This School

Leaders in Military & Service
  • Gen. William W. Crouch, USA Ret. ’59 - Four-star general who heads a team of senior leaders in a five-year project to return responsibility for security for South Korea from the current Combined Forces Command to a Korean Joint Forces Command.
  • Maj. Gen. Supridee Pravitra '79 - Top general in the Royal Thai Army
  • LCDR William Kuebler '89, JAGC USN - Recipient of Reg Robson Civil Liberties Award for protecting civil liberties and human rights
  • Philip Rush '95 - Peace Corps volunteer in Conakry, Guinea
  • Jonathan Tripi '07 - Peace Corps volunteer in Rwanda
Leaders in Law & Government
  • Robert Beach '48 - Judge and master swimmer
  • Eugenio Elurdoy Walther '58 - Former governor of state of Baja California, Mexico
  • Carlos Bustamante '61 - Mayor of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
  • Greg Nordbak '69 - Mayor, city of Whittier, Calif.
Leaders in Business
  • Lyle J. Rapacki, Ph.D. '69 - Protective Intelligence and Assessment Specialist, Private-Sector Intelligence Analyst
  • Kevin Aoki '86 - World-renowned restauranteur, including Benihana and Doraku Sushi
  • Jake Bailey '05 - Chief Engineer, Castor Engineering, Inc.
Leaders in Athletics
  • Todd Weseloh '83 (Tod Swank) - Professional skateboarder
  • Matt Hensley '89 - Legendary skateboarder
  • Orlan Jackman '07 - Forward for London Lions Basketball Team
Leaders in the Arts
  • Victor Villaseñor '58 - Acclaimed Mexican-American writer best known for The New York Times best-seller "Rain of Gold."
  • Thomas Bullard '62 - Professor of theater, Brooklyn College, City University of New York (CUNY)
  • Jonathan Nielson '64 - Professor of history and author of academic books, including "Mist Before the Rising Son," "Convergence" and "Wellington in America"
  • Marc McClure '75 - Actor, played the role of cub reporter Jimmie Olson in all four Superman movies
  • Adolfo Lee Mayo '77 (Adolfo Lee) - Country singer/songwriter

Why Should You Choose this School?

U.C. Standard-base curriculum
Small Classroom sizes
Dedicated Faculty & Staff
West-Point Style Leadership training
Matriculation to top universities and service academies
Life Skills and character development

Academic life

  • What we offer ?
    Daily academic schedule from 8:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Tutorial periods are available after school. Academic Counseling Center with an Academic Counselor assigned to each grade level. Mandatory evening study time. Supervised study hall available.
  • Number of teachers and their qualifications :
    32, Master of Arts, PhD Doctorate
  • Student/teacher ratio:
  • Average class size:
  • Number of AP courses offered:
  • Course languages offered:

Interests & Activities

  • Support programs
    ADD/ADHD Support, College Counseling, ESL: Advanced, ESL: Intermediate, Evening Study Assistance, Learning Center, Learning Differences Support, Peer Tutoring, Study Skills Assistance, Subject Tutoring, Technology Center
  • Languages & Humanities Courses
    • English Courses
      Creative Writing
    • Foreign Languages Courses
      Chinese Mandarin, German, Spanish
    • History Courses
      European history, United States history, World history
    • Social Sciences
      Economics, Psychology
  • Advanced programs
    AP Courses
  • Science & IT Studies
    • Science
      Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Physical science, Physics
    • Maths
      Algebra, Calculus, Functions, Geometry, Honors Math, Statistics
  • Visual art & music & drama
    • Visual arts
      Art, Studio Art
    • Music
      Band, Composition, Music appreciation
  • Sports
    • Ball games
      Baseball, Basketball, Cricket, Field hockey, Football, Golf
    • Indoor sports
      Weight lifting, Wrestling
    • Racquet sports
      Badminton, Table tennis, Tennis
    • Other sports
      Drill team, Outdoor education & survival, Rifle team, Track and field
    • Water sports
      Swimming, Water polo
  • Clubs and free time interests
    Chess club, Foreign Languages Club, Newspaper, Photography, Student Government, Theater, TV station
  • Special needs catered for
    ADD/ADHD (specialist)

Summer Programs

Recreational, academic, summer camps are available throughout the summer. Please visit the website http://www.abts.com.


1) Summer Leadership Camps

Camp Challenge Leadership Education and Training (LET I, LET II) )

Camp Challenge is the Academy’s flagship summer leadership development program. Campers gain invaluable life skills while taking part in recreation activities, and team challenges that reinforce accountability, discipline, respect, and other traits that set the foundations of success.

$2,995 per session
Co-ed, Entering Grades 9-12
Session 1: 7/1/18 – 7/14/18
Session 2: 7/15/18 – 7/28/18

$4,995 per session
Co-ed, Entering Grades 9-12
One 4 Week Session
7/1/18 – 7/28/18

Camp Challenge Leadership Development Program (LDP Basic, LDP Advanced)

Camp Challenge LDP is for Middle School Summer Cadets who are just beginning to explore their leadership potential.The camp includes formal leadership instruction in addition to “Foundations of Success” subject matter. Summer Cadets will attain invaluable life skills, including self-confidence, team-building, accountability, discipline, and respect.

$2,995 per session
Co-ed, Entering Grades 6-8
Session 1: 7/1/18 – 7/14/18
Session 2: 7/15/18 – 7/28/18

LDP Combination: $4,995
Co-ed, Entering Grades 6-8
One 4 Week Session
7/1/18 – 7/28/18

2)Summer Recreation Camps

Camp Pacific takes full advantage of beachfront property, offering a wide range of entertaining and fun daily activities, instructional classes, surfing and other seaside games, exciting excursions, as well as creative weekly activity clinics, and daily skill classes

Camp Pacific Classic

$2,395 per session
Co-ed, Ages 8-16
Session 1: 7/1/18 – 7/14/18
Session 2: 7/15/18 – 7/27/18

Camp Pacific ESOL

$2,595 per session
Co-ed, Ages 8-16
Session 1: 7/1/18 – 7/14/18
Session 2: 7/15/18 – 7/27/18

Camp Pacific Summer Days

$950 per session
Co-ed, Ages 8-16
Monday to Friday
Session 1: 7/2/18 – 7/13/18
Session 2: 7/16/16 – 7/27/18

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Army and Navy Academy: Carlsbad, California, USA | Best Boarding Schools
Army and Navy Academy: Carlsbad, California, USA | Best Boarding Schools
Army and Navy Academy: Carlsbad, California, USA | Best Boarding Schools
Army and Navy Academy: Carlsbad, California, USA | Best Boarding Schools
Army and Navy Academy: Carlsbad, California, USA | Best Boarding Schools
Army and Navy Academy: Carlsbad, California, USA | Best Boarding Schools



2605 Carlsbad Blvd. Carlsbad, CA 92008 , Carlsbad, California, United States, Postcode - CA 92008
Email - info@best-boarding-schools.net

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