Academics

The core of the Camden experience is the Academy's academic program. Camden enrolls young men in grades 7 through 12 and offers a post graduate year. The academic program at the high school level offers college preparatory, honors, and dual-enrollment curriculum. All high school students must earn 24 units for graduation. These include four units of english, four units of math, four units of science, three of which must be lab sciences, four units of social studies and two units of a modern foreign language - French and Spanish are offered. Students must also take a course in computer literacy and in JROTC. Additional units must be earned from approved academic electives. More information on Camden Military curriculum can be found in our Academic Course Catalog attached at the bottom of this page.

Camden Academics

The academic program is structured around a traditional class day, with all students taking six academic classes a day as well as JROTC. All class sections are small with typically fewer than 15 students in a class. Students are apprised of their academic progress every two weeks. Those students who earn less than a "C" for the two-week grading period in any class are required to attend a tutorial time with their teacher. In addition, a mandatory teacher-supervised study period is conducted four nights a week. All students are monitored and assignments checked.

Camden Military Academy is Accredited by

  • Cognia
A Typical School Day At The Academy
6:30 AMWake Up
7:30 AMBreakfast
8:00 AMDrill/PT
9:30 AMClasses Begin
12:00 PMLunch
1:00 PMClasses resume
3:25 PMClasses dismiss
3:30 PMIntramurals
4:00-6:00 PMCadet free time
6:30 PMDinner
7:30-9:30 PMSupervised Study Hall
10:00 PMLights Out

Senior Class College Acceptances:

  • University of Alabama
  • Anderson University
  • Appalachian State University
  • Arizona State University
  • University of Arkansas
  • Auburn University
  • University of California at Irvine
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • University of Central Florida
  • The Citadel
  • Clemson University
  • Coker College
  • College of Charleston
  • East Carolina University
  • University of Florida
  • Georgia State University
  • University of Kentucky
  • Marion Military Institute
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • University of North Carolina at Wilmington
  • North Carolina State University
  • Norwich University
  • Penn State University
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville
  • Texas Tech University
  • United States Air Force Academy
  • United States Military Academy at West Point
  • University of Utah
  • Virginia Military Institute
  • Washington State University
  • Winthrop University

Dual-Enrollment

Juniors and seniors have the opportunity to earn both high school and college credit while taking courses from the University of South Carolina - Union at Camden Military. For the 2022-2023 school year, CMA will offer up to 52 college credit hours. For more information, please see the Academic Course Catalog or Dual-Enrollment Program below.

Dual-Enrollment Coordinator: CPT Jesse Davis, CMA

National Honor Society

The Camden Military Academy Chapter of the National Honor Society was established in October 2020. The National Honor Society is a national organization for high school students in grades 10-12. Selection into the society is based on four criteria: scholarship, leadership, service and character. Members are required to complete service projects and participate actively in chapter functions. All students in grades 10-12 with a GPA of 3.75 or higher have the opportunity to be inducted into the National Honor Society. A link to our chapter bylaws can be found below.

Chapter Adviser: MAJ Nicholas E. Paramore, CMA

Summer Program

The Academy offers a summer academic program. Please visit our page on Summer Session Information.

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