Mission and vision

Preparing For The Future.

Southern Preparatory Academy is a private military boarding academy providing the best in academics, leadership, and athletics, structured on a foundation of moral and ethical values that develop young men of integrity, competence, and excellence who are prepared for the work of life.

Our purpose and vision are to prepare our cadets for the responsibilities of life and offer the best in academic instruction coupled with the discipline of a military program. Southern Preparatory Academy is recognized as one of the premier military boarding schools for young men in the United States.

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Are you ready?

Talk to someone about your son becoming part of the brotherhood at Southern Prep.

The Southern Prep Experience

We are a community of students, faculty, and staff who know each other well, celebrate our victories, band together in times of challenge, and possess mutual respect for one another. 


We believe that when your son becomes a part of our community, we become your extended family. 


We support your continued involvement throughout your son’s experience, and we hope that you, too, will experience the strength of our community.

Signature Programs

Our signature programs provide plenty of opportunities for young men to discover their full potential and excel at the things they love.

Aviation Training

Robotics & Drones

College Preparedness

Request Information

Thank you for your interest in Southern Preparatory Academy. Located in Camp Hill, AL, Southern Prep educates young men in grades 6-12.

Please complete the following form in order to receive our Admissions Packet via email. If you have a specific question or would like to arrange a campus tour, please call the Admissions Office at 256-790-9202 or 256-496-8864.