How many classes do you have in a day?
A. Cadets participate in six classes daily, four during the morning and two in the afternoon.
How are credits awarded for the classes they take?
A: A credit of .50 is earned for every class taken during the semester. Along with the military science or JROTC grade, cadets have the potential to earn 3.50 credits in one semester. If a cadet takes aerospace II, however, he will earn an additional .50 credit for the semester.
How is a schedule composed?
Is there a counselor assigned to each student?
The academic counselor serves every student and is available during the school day. This counselor helps students stay on their scholastic course and reach their graduation goals. There is another counselor housed in the College Center. This counselor serves all students with their college needs and is also available during the school day.
Do you offer Advanced Placement (AP) and honors classes?
A: Yes, we offer the following AP classes: English 4 AP, English 3 AP, Calculus AP, Chemistry AP, Physics AP and US History AP.
In addition, we offer the following honors classes: English 1 H, English 2 H, Algebra 1 H, Algebra 2 H, Pre-Calculus H, Biology H, Chinese 3 H, Chinese 4 H, Spanish 2 H and Spanish 3 H.
Does the daily schedule include study time?
Yes. Study time is referred to as CCQ (Closed Call to Quarters), and it is a mandatory Sunday through Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Is extra help available for cadets who are struggling in a class?
A: Yes, we offer tutorial classes each day from 2:55 pm to 3:25 pm, which cadets are encouraged to attend as often as needed. However, if a cadet is failing a particular class, the tutorial becomes mandatory for the class failed.
Is there a way for us to track our son’s grades each week?
A: Yes, we assign an ID and Password to parents to log into our online grades system so they may view the progress of their son on a weekly basis beginning the third week of every quarter.
Who would I contact in academics to receive information that I am unable to locate?
A: The following personnel will be able to assist you with any additional academic questions you may have:
Registrar, Academics Dept.
Executive Asst., Academics Dept.
What resources are available at MMA to help my son prepare for the SAT?
MMA currently offers a SAT preparation course for all juniors and seniors. This full semester course helps cadets identify individual skills in need of improvement and a differentiated computer based approach to enhancing those skills. Basic test familiarity and test taking strategies are presented as well.
What happens to cadets after graduation?
One hundred percent of MMA graduates are accepted into college, with approximately 80 percent choosing four-year colleges or universities and approximately 20 percent choosing two-year colleges. The majority of graduates go to college even if they have plans to serve in one of the branches of the United States military. A very small percentage of graduates enlist in the military immediately after college.