Daily Schedule for Boarding Cadets

A Day in the Life of a Boarding Cadet

Color Guard - Middle SchoolA typical day for Boarding Cadets at Army and Navy Academy begins at 0615 hrs. Cadets clean their rooms for inspection, take morning attendance, have breakfast, and prepare for class.

Periods 1 through 6 meet Monday – Wednesday, with classes of 45 minutes each. On Thursday and Friday, a block schedule is in effect with 70 minute classes. Classes 1 – 3 meet on Thursday and classes 4 – 6 meet on Friday. A daily bulletin is read to Cadets during the first period of each day. It’s also posted daily online.

From Monday through Thursday, teachers remain in their classrooms after school, offering tutorial for Cadets who need additional assistance.

Organized sports and physical training are scheduled after school from 1530-1730. Afterward, Cadets dine in the Mess Hall and have free time until 1900.

From 1900-2100, Cadets have Call to Quarters (CQ) time to work on homework and study. Study hall is run by Academic Counselors and supported by Faculty who have a rotating evening schedule. The Library and Computer Lab are also open during this time.

The last hour before lights out, 2100-2200, is dedicated for Cadets to meet with their TACs. Taps is sounded at 2200, signaling lights out for the evening.

Typical Daily Schedule

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday

0615-0750 Prepare for day
0750-0800 School formation
0800-1355 Period 1-6 classes meet (45 minutes each)
1400-1455  Tutorial
1515-1715 Organized team sports and physical training
1730-1900 Cadet free time
1900-2100 Call to quarters/ Study Hall
2100-2200  Cadet free time
2200                     Taps/ lights out

Thursday

0615-0750 Prepare for day
0750-0800 School formation
0800-1150 Period 1-3 classes meet (70 minutes each)
1245-1315  Tutorial
1330-1515 Drill/ASB Time
1530-1715  Organized team sports and physical training
1730-1900 Cadet free time
1900-2100 Call to quarters/ Study Hall
2100-2200  Cadet free time
2200                     Taps/ lights out

Friday

0615-0750 Prepare for day
0750-0800 School formation
0800-1150 Period 4-6 classes meet (70 minutes each)