Military Boys Schools

  • There are 13 military boys schools located throughout the United States and Canada.
  • The military schools listed below are college-preparatory boarding schools that have rigorous admissions standards.
  • Please research the schools and consider their admissions standards when contacting the schools.
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Baseball is played in the spring - the teams consist of Prep, Jr. Prep and Middle School.
MMA’s Academic Department includes 29 full-time faculty members—19 men and 10 women. All faculty members meet or exceed Texas state teacher requirements, and several members of the faculty hold advanced degrees. Drill Instructors are considered adjunct faculty members and work closely with the Academic Department. DIs are all retired Marine chief warrant officers or senior staff noncommissioned officers who live in an apartment in the barracks with their families. The Dean, John D. Butler, has a MBA from University of Texas at Pan Am, a B.S. from Texas A&M University, a M.Ed. in educational administration from the University of Texas at Brownsville, and an Ed.D. in curriculum and instruction from the University of Houston. Dr. Butler joined MMA in 1996 and is a veteran of the U.S. Army. With the 2011-2012 academic year Environmental Science, Cinematography Arts, and Mandarin IV have been added to MMA’s curriculum to provide high quality, educational choices for our cadets as they prepare for higher education. Of course, the cadets, faculty, and staff continue to be the key to MMA’s ongoing success. As we are all aware, technology and discovery create new knowledge at a near exponential rate. What is found between the covers of a textbook today is likely incomplete or incorrect by the time it reached publication. Marine Military Academy cadets are prepared to deal with this phenomenon successfully because they have developed within themselves the ability to think…problem solve…and convert data into useful information. They do not rely on rote memorization and the recitation of facts to succeed. The Marine Military Academy faculty understands that the material presented, the presentations made, and the assignments collected are merely toolsfor developing those qualities within our cadets required to negotiate a rapidly changing environment and lead those less fortunate in the process. The faculty stand at the front of the class, not as lecturers so often encountered within schools, but as examples of integrity, responsible citizens, and leaders. Cadets are not passive vessels in the classroom but an active and integral part of the educational process. Marine Military Academy cadets take responsibility for themselves and their classmates as they navigate their way to the college of their choice.
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Baseball is played in the spring - the teams consist of Prep, Jr. Prep and Middle School.
Take flight in Hargrave comprehensive basketball program. Postgraduate, varsity, JV and middle school team available. Departures daily.
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.
A cadet at MMA will make life-long friends with boys from around the world.  Currently, MMA has cadets from 25 states and 10 foreign countries.
Established in 1928, Valley Forge Military Academy is an independent, private, college preparatory school for boys in grades 6-12. VFMA has a long tradition of instilling values and building self-confidence to prepare tomorrow’s leaders. VFMA offers college preparatory academics, credentialed faculty, competitive PIAA athletics, and individual attention, providing cadets with an environment focused on their academic success.
12 different Varsity, JV and middle school sports as well as a variety of intramural programs are offered!
At Fishburne, young men learn discipline and leadership skills that will serve them throughout their lives.
Riverside Military Academy cadet officers stand at attention during a parade on Maginnis Field.
MMA’s Academic Department includes 29 full-time faculty members—19 men and 10 women.  All faculty members meet or exceed Texas state teacher requirements, and several members of the faculty hold advanced degrees.  Drill Instructors are considered adjunct faculty members and work closely with the Academic Department.  DIs are all retired Marine chief warrant officers or senior staff noncommissioned officers who live in an apartment in the barracks with their families. The Dean, John D. Butler, has a MBA from University of Texas at Pan Am, a B.S. from Texas A&M University, a M.Ed. in educational administration from the University of Texas at Brownsville, and an Ed.D. in curriculum and instruction from the University of Houston. Dr. Butler joined MMA in 1996 and is a veteran of the U.S. Army.
With the 2011-2012 academic year  Environmental Science, Cinematography Arts, and Mandarin IV have been added to MMA’s curriculum to provide high quality, educational choices for our cadets as they prepare for higher education.  Of course, the cadets, faculty, and staff continue to be the key to MMA’s ongoing success.  As we are all aware, technology and discovery create new knowledge at a near exponential rate. What is found between the covers of a textbook today is likely incomplete or incorrect by the time it reached publication. Marine Military Academy cadets are prepared to deal with this phenomenon successfully because they have developed within themselves the ability to think…problem solve…and convert data into useful information.  They do not rely on rote memorization and the recitation of facts to succeed. The Marine Military Academy faculty understands that the material presented, the presentations made, and the assignments collected are merely toolsfor developing those qualities within our cadets required to negotiate a rapidly changing environment and lead those less fortunate in the process. The faculty stand at the front of the class, not as lecturers so often encountered within schools, but as examples of integrity, responsible citizens, and leaders.  Cadets are not passive vessels in the classroom but an active and integral part of the educational process. Marine Military Academy cadets take responsibility for themselves and their classmates as they navigate their way to the college of their choice.
Robert Land Academy offers extensive academic remediation, small class sizes, monitored study halls, tutorials and an athletic program that offers everything from basketball and paintball to SCUBA and skydiving.
Cadets enjoying Ping Pong on the 3 tables located in the Jack Vanier Hall recreation center. There is also two movie rooms, pool tables, and weight room. This facility provides a place for cadets to relax and feel at home.
Our unique military program is designed to help each boy rise to his fullest potential.  Based on positive peer pressure, our program helps students develop leadership skills and increase their self-confidence.

Military Boys Schools

  • School Location Grades Students
  • 2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008
    888-762-2338

    Grades: 7-12 | 320 students
  • 520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    800-948-6291

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 298 students
  • 200 N. Carlisle St.
    New BloomfieldPA 17068
    717-582-2121

    Grades: 6-12, PG | 85 students
  • 225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    1-800-946-7773

    Grades: 7-12 | 170 students
  • Fork Union Military Academy
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    1-800-462-3862

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 535 students
  • Hargrave Military Academy
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    200 Military Drive
    ChathamVA 24531
    800-432-2480

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 250 students
  • 320 Iwo Jima Blvd
    HarlingenTX 78550

    Grades: 8-12, PG | 261 students
  • 204 Grand Street
    MexicoMO 65265
    573-581-1776

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 250 students
  • 2001 Riverside Drive
    GainesvilleGA 30501
    1-800-462-2338

    Grades: 7-12 | 530 students
  • 6727 South Chippawa Rd
    Wellandport, OntarioCanada 12345
    905-386-6203

    Grades: 5-12 | 125 students
  • St. Catherine's Academy
    All-boys  (Catholic)
    215 N. Harbor Blvd.
    AnaheimCA 92805
    714-772-1363

    Grades: 4-8 | K-8 (day) | 150 students
  • St. John's Military School
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    Po Box 5020
    SalinaKS 67402
    (866)704-5294

    Grades: 6-12 | 231 students
  • 1001 Eagle Road
    WaynePA 19087
    610-989-1490

    Grades: 7-12 | 300 students
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