Massanutten Military Academy

5.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
614 South Main Street
Woodstock, VA 22664
Tel: 877-466-6222
  • Massanutten Military Academy is a coeducational college preparatory school for grades 6 through 12 and one postgraduate year.
  • We also offer a military format for our summer school program.
  • Massanutten Military Academy`s mission is to 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.
  • Our mission is established on the founding motto of the Academy, "Non Nobis Solum" ("Not for ourselves alone"), and based on the principles of Courage, Purity, and Industry.
  • Massanutten also offers a non-military Middle School and ESL Option.
  • This option allows students to take advantage of our superior academics with military instruction.

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  • Ga College and State University
    MMA offered me a unique experience of teachers, staff and military leaders who cared. When I arrived at MMA I was a decent student who lacked motivation. MMA gave me the opportunity to become a. . .
  • University of Maryland
    MMA's education included a military school discipline with a small community feeling. Faculty and staff knew each cadet personally and tried to improve the "whole person"; not just the scholastic abilities. I owe my success in life. . .

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Definition of Terms 
2016 School Data
Massanutten Military Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College-Prep Military College Preparatory
Grades Offered 6-12, PG 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
Religious Affiliation Non-denom. / Christian Non-denominational
Year Founded 1899 1910
Campus Size 40 acres 110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 100 students 298 students
% Students of Color
% International Students
% Students Boarding
Average SAT Score n/a * National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Army Uniform)
Average Class Size 10 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:10 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 9 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes


Endowment Size $7 million $16 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$29,000 $51,700
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$9,000 $28,500
Tuition international students $35,000 $47,000
% Students on Financial Aid
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No


Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate
Director of AdmissionsMurali Sinnathamby

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 9 16
CoursesAP: Biology, AP: English Language & Literature, AP: US Government & Politics, AP: US History, AP: World History, AP: Calculus, AP: Physics, AP: Spanish, AP: Statistics, Honors: Math, Honors: English, Honors: History, Honors: Science


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 13 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Football, Lacrosse, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Wrestling


Total Extracurricular Organizations 15 23
ExtracurricularsArt Club, Backpacking Club, Bagpiping Club, Band, Canoe Club, Color, Community, Drama Club, Fitness Club, Hiking Club, Interact Club, Raiders, Rappelling, Weight, Yearbook/Journalism

College Matriculation

Year: 2000 - 2005 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
George Mason University 10
Citadel, The 5
James Madison University 5
Longword College 5
Mary Baldwin College 5
Radford University 5
Virginia Military Institute 5
Military Academy at West Point 2
Naval Academy 2
George Washington University 1
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes

  • By attending Massanutten, you'll enjoy challenging academics, JROTC classes, a wide variety of athletic programs, and the opportunity to participate in unique programs like the Highland Bagpipe and Drum band. 
  • All of our middle school students work with the STEM program "Project Lead the Way".  This curriculum is offers hands-on classes in Biomedical, Engineering, Computer Science, Robotics, and Flight/Space.  Cadets engage in collaborative, critical thinking lessons and activities while learning about mechanical systems, energy transfer, machine automation, and computer control systems.  
  • We're a boarding school so we know that an education doesn't just take place in the classroom. We'll help you to create an individualized personal development plan that will focus on your future. An adult mentor will meet with you several times each week to ensure success across campus. Progress is charted and communicated home regularly.
  • Come to MMA and make a difference in your own life and the lives of others. 
  • Please visit us online at or by planning a trip to our historic campus in Woodstock, VA.   MMA is just 90 minutes west of Washington, D.C.  
  • We have a rolling admissions process - give us a call!
  • School accreditations: VAIS, SACS, NAIS, TABS, AMCSUS
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