The academic year is two, 18-week semesters. Parent-Student-Conferences are held at mid-term of each semester. Each semester's final grades are used in calculating the student's grade-point average (GPA).
The school day, 8:15 AM - 3:15 PM, is structured with seven 55-minute class periods. This includes 6-course periods and one lunch/formation period.
Policies that govern Rickover Naval Academy academics can be found in the Student & Parent Handbook.
***Four years of NJROTC are also required to graduate.