The Warrior Experience

Excellence in Academics

Academics

Excellence in academics stems from passionate teachers who are trained to teach in the ways that work best for boys. This, combined with a challenging curriculum and structured learning environment, creates an ideal learning culture.

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Focus on Leadership

Leadership

Army JROTC has a well-defined organizational structure, geared to foster leadership and character. Each person in the unit has an individual job that is part of a larger task, which is part of a much larger mission.

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Strength in Athletics

Athletics

Participation in physical activity is an integral part of a healthy day, so all of our Cadets get out and moving each afternoon. Between our C.I.F. teams, club sports, and physical training options, there’s something for everyone.

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Get to Know Army and Navy Academy

ANA Campus

The Academy offers boys a life-changing and transformative experience. By igniting their passion for learning and personal development, adolescent boys forge their unique identities, set personal goals, and become motivated to excel as they move from boyhood to manhood.

The Army and Navy Academy is the only school on the West Coast offering a boarding school on the beach, stellar leadership training, character development centered on key virtues and values, and boy-friendly single-gender learning pedagogies. As a college preparatory military boarding school built exclusively for boys, everything we do is designed to help Cadets excel in all facets of life.

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Cadet Life at the Academy

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School News

Leadership Education Raises Student Achievement

Leadership Education Raises Student Achievement

The lack of leadership education is one reason for the growing disparity in educational attainment among U.S. students of different races, nationalities and socio-economic backgrounds.

‘One-Size-Fits-All’ School Environments are Fatal to Boys Receiving Proper Education

‘One-Size-Fits-All’ School Environments are Fatal to Boys Receiving Proper Education

As a parent of a boy who thrived as a student in an all-boys military boarding school, I’ve spent considerable time researching and learning the specific reasons why.

Crisis in Educating Boys Needs Special Approaches, Says Academy Board Leader

Crisis in Educating Boys Needs Special Approaches, Says Academy Board Leader

Boys learn differently than girls and as a result are not functioning as well as their distaff counterparts in the co-educational settings.

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From the Blog

Preparing For A College Visit

Preparing For A College Visit

Choosing the college that is right for you is beyond important and that decision is based on a myriad of factors. Here’s how to come prepared.

Brain Science and the Difference between Boys and Girls

Brain Science and the Difference between Boys and Girls

Boys and girls learn differently for a very simple biological reason – their brains are built differently. Given, their differences, boys and girls perform better provided different stimuli.

Is there a Cancer Growing in Our Schools?

Is there a Cancer Growing in Our Schools?

We are failing boys if we don’t address the “malignancies” in the education system. If you think of this as a cancer, it is growing and we cannot ignore it.

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