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Lyman Ward Military Academy:
Located in Camp Hill, Tallapoosa County AL (part of the Alexander City Micropolitan Statistical Area), Lyman Ward Military Academy (LWMA) is a private boarding military school for boys that offers a college-preparatory diploma consisting of credits gained from our Junior Cadets (Grades 6-8) and Senior Cadets (Grades 9-12) programs. Cadets take the ACT, SAT, PSAT, PLAN, ASVAB, and Stanford Achievement Tests as appropriate to their grade level, and LWMA offers Advanced Placement (AP) classes in several academic disciplines.

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Residential College Preparatory Military School Program for Boys (Grades 6-12):
Using the college-style Block/Quarter System, the normal student load for Senior School (Grades 9-12) consists of eight courses per year. Junior School (Grades 6-8) courses are taken for the full school year, with a usual class load of seven classes.

In keeping with the requirements of the State of Alabama and our own high standards, students are required to have four years of English, Math, History and Science. Further courses are offered as electives.

Grades 6-7:

Core subjects:
- English/Language Arts
- Reading
- Mathematics
- Life Science
- World Geography

Elective subjects:
- 4H
- Band
- Computing Concepts (Cool InfoTech Class)
- D.A.R.E.
- Elective Survey (Music, Art, Computers, Etc)
- Keyboarding
- Physical Education
- Study Skills

Grade 8:

Core subjects:
- English/Language Arts
- Reading
- Pre-Algebra or Algebra I
- Earth Science
- World History I

Elective subjects:
- Band
- Computing Concepts (Cool InfoTech Class)
- Microsoft Office
- Physical Education
- Visual Art

Grade 9:

Core subjects:
- English 9
- Algebra I or Geometry
- Physical Science
- World History II

Elective subjects:
- Computing I
- Computing Concepts (Cool InfoTech Class)
- Computer Programming
- Band
- Electronics
- Geography
- Health
- Humanities
- Journalism
- Language Independent Study
- Music Appreciation
- New Testament
- Old Testament
- Physical Education
- Psychology
- Spanish I
- Strength Training
- Visual Art
- LET I (U. S. Army Junior ROTC Leadership Course) 1

Grade 10:

Core subjects:
- English 10
- Geometry
- Biology
- U.S. History I

Elective subjects:
- Computing I & II
- Computing Concepts (Cool InfoTech Class)
- Computer Programming
- Band
- Electronics
- Geography
- Health
- Humanities
-Journalism
- Language Independent Study
- Music Appreciation
- New Testament
- Old Testament
- Physical Education
- Psychology
- Spanish I or II
- Strength Training
- Visual Art
- LET I or II (U. S. Army Junior ROTC Leadership Course) 1

Grade 11:

Core subjects:
- English 11
- Algebra II
- Chemistry
- U.S. History II

Elective subjects:
- ACT/SAT Prep
- Computing I & II
- Computing Concepts (Cool InfoTech Class)
- Computer Programming
- Band
- Digital Publishing
- Electronics
- Geography
- Health
- Humanities
- Journalism
- Language Independent Study
- Music Appreciation
- New Testament
- Old Testament
- Physical Education
- Psychology
- Spanish I or II
- Strength Training
- Visual Art
- LET I, II, or III (U. S. Army Junior ROTC Leadership Course) 1

Grade 12:

Core subjects:
- English 12
- Algebra II or Pre-Calculus or Business Math
- U.S. Government/U.S. Economics
- Anatomy/Physiology or Physics

Elective subjects:
- ACT/SAT Prep
- Computing I & II
- Computing Concepts (Cool InfoTech Class)
- Computer Programming
- Band
- Digital Publishing
- Electronics
- Geography
- Health
- Humanities
- Journalism
- Language Independent Study
- Music Appreciation
- New Testament
- Old Testament
- Physical Education
- Psychology
- Spanish II
- Strength Training
- Visual Art
- LET I, II, III, or IV (U. S. Army Junior ROTC Leadership Course) 1

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses:
- Calculus A/B 
- Chemistry (Dry Lab)
- English Language and Composition 
- English Literature and Composition
- Macroeconomics
- Microeconomics 
- Physics 
- Psychology 
- Spanish 
- Statistics
- United States History 
- United States Government and Politics 
- Dual Enrollment - World History

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Address: 174 Ward Circle, Camp Hill, Tallapoosa County, Alabama 36850, USA
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2018-10-18 were from:

Mobile, Al;   Sumrall, MS;   and more.
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