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

Be a part of something great.

We believe that every young man wants to be a part of something great. He wants to become as wise, as strong, as brave, and as respected as he can be. 


We also believe that each young man can become his very best self when he discovers that responsibility and hard work can make anything possible. 


Capable young men with this potential to achieve are the young men of Southern Preparatory Academy- even when they don’t yet know it.