Military Boarding Schools

  • There are 21 military boarding schools located throughout the USA and Canada.
  • The military schools listed below are college-prep boarding schools that have rigorous admissions standards.
  • Learn more about military boarding schools and how they work.
Cadets forge lifelong friendships at NMMI.
Cadets forge lifelong friendships at NMMI.
Missouri Military Academy is a preparatory school with a military tradition that prepares boys for leadership in college and career via our 360 Degree Education. We are located in the heart of the Midwest in the quaint community of Mexico, on a stunning 288-acre campus.
There are a multitude of Upper School Clubs and new clubs may be started with enough student interest and a faculty/staff sponsor. An example of some current clubs: Key Club, Multicultural Club, National Honor Society / National Junior Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, Spoken Word Poetry Club, Book Club, Guitar Club, Drill Team, Dive Club, and Robotics.
Cadet praying at the altar in our historic St. James Chapel.
Our cadets participate in the National Honor Society and are recognized on campus for their achievement.
Riverside's Sandy Beaver Center for Teaching and Learning features an extensive library, performing and fine arts classrooms, and a large theatre with 725 seats. Our students have many opportunities to perform in plays or musicals, band, chorus, and regional/state competitions.
Robert Land Academy is located on a picturesque 168 acre rural campus in Ontario, Canada's Niagara Region.  The grounds include an administration building, academic building with classrooms and laboratories, a library, barracks-style dormitories, a dining hall, a fully equipped gymnasium as well as an outdoor above ground swimming pool and playing fields.
Early morning Colors are an honored tradition observed by MMA Corps of Cadets, staff and faculty.   Every Monday through Friday morning, the Corps of Cadets march to the front of the military headquarters, coming to attention in front of the flag pole.  To see Old Glory unfurl in the early morning sunshine against a brilliant blue Texas sky; and MMA’s Corps of Cadets - all at attention dressed in U.S. Marine Corps crisp, clean uniforms; staff and faculty standing erect with right hand over heart or in salute as appropriate…all in unison, in patriotic salute…oh, what a feeling, and what an awesome beginning to each day here at the Academy!
Hargrave strives to develop well-rounded young men. Hargrave offers various opportunities for Cadets to be involved with music and the arts. Pictured above are our Hargrave Highlanders Pipe and Drum Corps, under the direction of Tim Carpenter during a performance at Virginia International Raceway.
Ariel view of Carson Long's campus.
Massanutten Military Academy's mission is o prepare cadets for their success by delivering structure and a superior educational experience.  Our unique approach involves an environment built on collaboration, critical thinking, and innovation.
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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.
Our cadets  challenge themselves to reach new heights, overcome their fears, and face adversity with bravery and integrity. VFMA has a long tradition of instilling values and building self-confidence to prepare tomorrow`s leaders.
Fishburne Military School's Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) initiative is providing young men with academic opportunities that are hands-on, fun and constructive.
Sonner-Payne Hall is R-MA's main building, overlooking the historic town of Front Royal.  It houses the boys' dorm and administrative offices.
The one subject plan is unique to Fork Union Military Academy and provides a structured and more disciplined approach to learning.
Our campus houses a beautiful church where cadets are part of services, choir, and bells.

Military Boarding Schools

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 501 Park Street North
    St. PetersburgFL 33710

    Grades: 8-12 | 425 students
  • 2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008

    Grades: 7-12 | 320 students
  • 520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 298 students
  • 200 N. Carlisle St.
    New BloomfieldPA 17068

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 85 students
  • 225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980

    Grades: 7-12 | 170 students
  • Fork Union Military Academy
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 535 students
  • Hargrave Military Academy
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    200 Military Drive
    ChathamVA 24531

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 250 students
  • 5755 North State Road 9/P.O. Box 240
    HoweIN 46746

    Grades: 7-12 | 82 students
  • 320 Iwo Jima Blvd
    HarlingenTX 78550

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 261 students
  • 614 South Main Street
    WoodstockVA 22664

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 100 students
  • 204 Grand Street
    MexicoMO 65265

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 250 students
  • 101 West College Blvd
    RoswellNM 88201

    Grades: 9-12, PG | 871 students
  • 78 Academy Avenue
    Cornwall-on-HudsonNY 12520

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 100 students
  • Randolph-Macon Academy
    (United Methodist)
    200 Academy Drive
    Front RoyalVA 22630

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 320 students
  • 2001 Riverside Drive
    GainesvilleGA 30501

    Grades: 7-12 | 530 students
  • 6727 South Chippawa Rd
    Wellandport, OntarioCanada 12345

    Grades: 5-12 | 125 students
  • St. Catherine's Academy
    All-boys  (Catholic)
    215 N. Harbor Blvd.
    AnaheimCA 92805

    Grades: 4-8 | K-8 (day) | 150 students
  • St. John's Military School
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    Po Box 5020
    SalinaKS 67402

    Grades: 6-12 | 231 students
  • 20955 West Tejas Trail
    San AntonioTX 78257

    Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day) | 465 students
  • 1001 Eagle Road
    WaynePA 19087

    Grades: 7-12 | 200 students
  • 1880 Washington Ave.
    LexingtonMO 64067

    Grades: 9-12 | 65 students
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