- 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Military Boarding Schools
- School Location Grades Students
200 N. Carlisle St.
New Bloomfield, PA 17068
Grades: 6-12, PG | 85 students
P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
Fork Union, VA 23055
Grades: 7-12, PG | 535 students
320 Iwo Jima Blvd
Harlingen, TX 78550
Grades: 8-12, PG | 261 students
204 Grand Street
Mexico, MO 65265
Grades: 7-12, PG | 250 students
78 Academy Avenue
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520
Grades: 6-12, PG | 100 students
2001 Riverside Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501
Grades: 7-12 | 530 students
6727 South Chippawa Rd
Wellandport, Ontario, Canada 12345
Grades: 5-12 | 125 students
215 N. Harbor Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92805
Grades: 4-8 | K-8 (day) | 150 students
Po Box 5020
Salina, KS 67402
Grades: 6-12 | 231 students
20955 West Tejas Trail
San Antonio, TX 78257
Grades: 8-12 | 6-12 (day) | 465 students
1880 Washington Ave.
Lexington, MO 64067
Grades: 9-12 | 65 students
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