Howe Military Academy

5.00 5 1 (6 reviews)
5755 North State Road 9/P.O. Box 240
Howe, IN 46746
  • Howe Military Academy: Preparing global leaders by providing a rigorous education grounded in Christian values within a structured military environment.For more than 130 years, we have been perfecting our education model so we can make life at Howe as predictable and stable as possible for your child.
  • Our fusion of military structure, Christian values, and educational rigor helps students feel cared for while demanding respect, self-discipline, and academic growth.

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  • Ivy Tech
    Howe military really brought me out of my shell, and showed me how to be a leader. I also got more individual help on all my school work, if I had any questions. Howe put. . .
  • Purdue University
    One unique aspect of Howe was that incorporated the military into every aspect of the day. From uniforms to the schedule it showed you how being in the military was really like and I don't. . .
  • US Navy
    I liked the fact that we had a lot of one on one with teachers. And academics played a huge role in that aspect, my grades flew because I had a teacher focus more time. . .
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Definition of Terms 
2018 School Data
Howe MilitaryBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege-Prep MilitaryCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered7-129-12
School TypeCo-edCo-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationChristianNon-denominational
Year Founded18841910
Campus Size100 acres104 acres

Student Body

Enrollment82 students315 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Score1060* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score24*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
Average Class Size8 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:61:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered317
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program OfferedNoYes


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
(Includes tuition, books, meals, room, and uniforms)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
(Includes tuition, books, meals, and uniforms.)
Tuition international students$40,550$48,850
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
% Students on Financial Aid
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$6,000$23,450
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo


Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
Director of AdmissionsMrs. Lynne Henderson
Associate Director of AdmissionsMs. Stacy Guinn


# Interscholastic Sports Offered1115
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Drill Team, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Riflery, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling


Total Extracurricular Organizations2724
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Airsoft Club, Alpha Delta Tau, Beacon - Senior Honorary Leadership Club, Cannon Crew, Color Guard, CyberPatriot, Drill Team, Mercersburg News (Newspaper), Model Railroad Club, National/Junior Honor Society, Raiders, Robotics, Sea Scouts, Speech Team, Student Government, Table Tennis, The Bellview, Varsity Howe Club, Yearbook Staff, Youth & Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama Club, Pep Band, Strategic Gaming

Recreational Athletic Programs:
SCUBA, Travelers Club, Weight Lifting

School Notes

  • Howe Military Academy is an independent, college-preparatory, co-ed, Christian boarding school  for grades 7-12. Nestled on a 100 acre park-like setting, Howe is located in northeast Indiana`s beautiful lake country.
  • Day School offered to students within a 30 mile radius of our campus for grades 7-12.
  • After his death, the estate of Mr. John B. Howe, a successful educator, attorney, businessman and author, was combined with funds from Mrs. Howe and others to open the school in 1884. Ten years after the opening of the school, Howe was changed from a grammar school to a military school.
  • Howe`s cadets learn how to transfer the benefits of military discipline, organization, and leadership to their college and career path.
  • All high school cadets are required to enroll in Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps classes.
  • Howe`s JROTC program has been recognized, since 1921, by the United States Army, as a program 'with distinction'.
  • Now working with Trine University, Howe offers dual-credit courses to juniors and seniors. Ninety percent of Howe`s graduates go on to college and University studies.
  • LD types supported: IEPs, 504 Plan
  • Howe Military Academy accreditations: State of Indiana, The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS), National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Thomas Parker - Inventor of the Ice Cream Drumstick

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