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Army and Navy Academy, Southern California:
With a breathtaking campus in San Diego, Southern California, the Army and Navy Academy is a college preparatory boarding school for boys for grades 7-12. Long respected as among the top military boarding schools in the United States, the Academy attracts domestic students across the country and international students from Europe, Asia, Africa and South America. Our mission is to educate, mentor, and develop good character and leadership in young men. While military is the format, most boys do not go into the military upon graduation; over 97% go on to college and are accepted by top universities.

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Why Choose The Army & Navy Academy?

Photo of Military Boarding School for Boys in California- Small class size, personal attention, and discipline to one's studies motivate each Cadet to reach his potential at the Army and Navy Academy, a top military middle and high school in San Diego, California.

- The rigorous core curriculum, based on the University of California's entrance requirements, prepares Cadets for college. It is taught using a carefully developed learning system designed specifically for boys.

- We recognize that each Cadet learns differently, and our student to teacher ratio of 10:1 allows us to utilize appropriate strategies to help ensure each student’s success.

- Excellence is promoted in all areas of life. Boys learn self-discipline, teamwork, and accountability while receiving a top education and enjoying a beautiful ocean side campus.

Core Values:

The Army and Navy Academy community teaches and models the following in all aspects of the Academy life: honor, integrity, respect, responsibility, compassion, and gratitude.

The philosophy of Army and Navy advances the fulfillment of our mission and provides a pathway for Cadets to:

- Value an active pursuit of knowledge to realize individual potential
- Instill a sense of brotherhood, self-discipline, leadership, and respect for others
- Develop honor and pride in themselves and in the school-wide community
- Gain respect for God, country, and all for which they stand

College Preparatory Day & Boarding Programs for Boys in Grades 7-12:

A military boarding school education prepares a student for college and life beyond in a way that other types of schools are unable to match. Graduates are equipped with the skills to be leaders in their community, with strong abilities in self-discipline, organization, teamwork, and good citizenship. They are truly equipped with the tools for success.

Academics:

Excellence in academics stems from passionate teachers, a challenging curriculum, a motivating and structured learning environment, and positive role models. Excellence in academics is an essential piece of the Army and Navy Academy experience.

What sets our academic curriculum apart from other schools?

-  Small class sizes (10:1 student to teacher ratio).
-  Personal attention from teachers.
-  After school tutorial and office hours.
-  Emphasis on character development throughout all subject matter.
-  Teaching techniques based on the ways boys learn best.

Athletics:

Participation in physical activity is an integral part of a healthy day.  At 3:15 each day, our campus is transformed into an Olympic Village.  Every one of our cadets is involved in some form of physical activity every day.

Cadets at Army and Navy Academy have many activities to choose from.  Interscholastic Athletics, Club Sports, Strength and Conditioning, specialized Physical Education Classes and PT (physical training) are offered throughout the year.

Our goal is to provide the most fun, rewarding, and inclusive experience possible for all of our cadets.

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Address: 2605 Carlsbad Blvd., Carlsbad, California 92008, USA
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Co-Ed Boarding Programs (Grades 9-12)

- College Preparatory Curriculum
- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Courses SAT, ACT
- English as Second Language (ESL) Courses

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The Thacher School, Ventura County
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The Thacher School is a co-educational boarding high school for grades 9-12 located in Ojai, 85 miles northwest of Los Angeles in Ventura County, CA.

The school serves academically talented students who will benefit from a rigorous college preparatory experience with ACT, SAT and AP courses. The faculty and students live and work closely together in a community in which cooperation, trust, honesty, and respect are the cornerstones of school life.

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We are accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
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- Advanced Placement Courses
- College Preparation Courses SAT and ACT
- Study Abroad Program
- Outdoor Program
- Horseriding Program
- International Students welcome

Rigorous College Preparatory Curriculum:
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- Math
- Science
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Idyllwild Arts Academy
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Located in the San Jacinto Mountains in Riverside County, California, Idyllwild Arts Academy is a co-educational day & boarding arts school that offers a disciplined college preparatory program for grades 9-12 and post-graduates.

We provide world-class training in creative writing, dance, film & video, interdisciplinary arts, music, theatre, and visual art. The mission of the Idyllwild Arts Foundation is to promote and advance artistic and cultural development through education in a beautiful, natural environment conducive to positive personal growth.

The Idyllwild Arts Academy provides pre-professional training in the arts and a comprehensive college preparatory curriculum to a diverse student body of gifted young artists from all over the world.

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- Visual Art
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The Athenian School, San Francisco Bay Area
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The Athenian School is a co-educational independent college preparatory school in the San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California. The school is located on a beautiful 75-acre campus at the base of Mt. Diablo, in Danville, Contra Costa County.

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- Middle School Day Program (Grades 6-8)
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Upper School curriculum includes:
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Sunset Bay Academy, San Diego
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Sunset Bay Academy is a co-ed therapeutic boarding school located in San Ysidro, 20 miles south of San Diego, California.

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Our academic program is designed to maximize student learning by encouraging academic excellence and motivating students to consider college as a viable option. We use a computer based academic program featuring 3-D animation, interactive activities and cutting edge multimedia.

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Students benefit from group and individual therapy, family workshops and personal growth workshops for parents and students. We also offer an after care program.
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Delphian School
Courses / Programs
Delphian School is a premiere, private, international, non-religious, co-educational day and boarding school in the U.S. located in the Pacific Northwest on 800 acres of Oregon's scenic Willamette Valley (about 1 hour southwest of Portland OR, and 4 hours drive south of Seattle, Washington). 

We offer college preparatory education for elementary through high school students. Boarding students are accepted from the age of 10 through 18, and day students from the age of 5 through 18. We also offer summer programs, and a highly regarded ESL program for international students.

Boarding at Delphian School is always an international experience. Students attend our boarding and summer programs each year from all across the United States and other countries including Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Switzerland, Taiwan & Turkey.

Delphian School is an accredited Member of the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS), The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS), the Western Boarding Schools Association (WBSA), and an accredited member school of the Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC).

Parent Testimonial:
Our daughter has flourished academically as well as personally from the nurturing and positive environment that is evident in the Delphi community. We would encourage anyone to learn more about Delphi."  
- S.T., Delphian Parent
Boarding Programs for Students Ages 10-18:

- We offer a well-rounded academic program with a strong emphasis on practical learning for elementary, middle & high school students.

- The Delphian curriculum covers the full spectrum of core academic subjects: Literature, Math, Science, Languages, History, and the Arts.

- We also offer English as a Second Language (ESL) programs & summer programs.

- Delphian School is authorized under Federal Law to enroll non-immigrant alien students.