Military Boarding Schools

  • There are 18 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.
Ariel view of Carson Long's campus.
Ariel view of Carson Long's campus.
Community service is taught, not required, at Randolph-Macon Academy.  While there is no requirement for graduation, students are given many opportunities to serve their community, both on-campus and in the town of Front Royal. In this photo, students are helping to match wish-lists with toys in the local Toys for Tots program.
The Centennial Flame honoring all NMMI alumnae past and present burns brightly to underscore the Institute motto: Duty, Honor, Achievement.
Through the main gate of campus, the Teardrop (named for the shape of the area) welcomes visitors with over 150 flags donated by alumni, friends, and family of St. John's Military School. Vanier Academic Center faces the main gate.
Our oceanfront campus is a major draw. Located in sunny San Diego, California, our school offers private beach access. We're the only military school in the country with a surf team! There's nothing like relaxing at the beach after a long day of classes.
St. Catherine's recognizes the important role that athletics plays in the development of a well-rounded young man.  Our physical education program and championship athletic teams seek to develop skills and capabilities that reach far beyond the athletic field.
Since 1879, Fishburne Military School has been helping young men in grades 7-12 to reach their highest potential.
Cadet praying at the altar in our historic St. James Chapel.
Hands-on Academics
Baseball is played in the spring - the teams consist of Prep, Jr. Prep and Middle School.
At MMA, students can broaden their skills and experiences. Elective courses and activities include band, drama, chorus, art and web design. Outside of the classroom, students can earn a private pilot's license via our aviation program. SCUBA, WWII reenactment, rifle team, photography and fencing...these are just a few more unique activities available to cadets.
Hargrave Cadet Second Lieutenant Nick Marsoobian - Charlie Company, Class of 2016, on Company Street.
Also unique to the VFMA educational experience, our academically qualified high school juniors and seniors are granted the opportunity to enroll in college level classes, taken at Valley Forge Military College, on campus.
Riverside Military Academy cadet officers stand at attention during a parade on Maginnis Field.
A strong focus on foundational skills applied in academic courses provides students with opportunities for Canadian, US and world-wide university and college entrance. The Academy also offers foundational courses in English and Math for grades 5-10.  These remedial courses allow boys who are behind in core subjects to make significant gains and catch up academically.
TEAMWORK!!  A lesson better learned outside the classroom.  Involvement in extra curricular activities (clubs, sports or band) is not an option because these activities often teach valuable life lessons.
All dorm rooms have a private bathroom and many have waterfront views.
All Marine Military Academy (MMA)Cadets participate in public parades held throughout the year.  All parades are held on the MMA Parade Grounds directly adjacent to the Iwo Jima Monument, located at 320 Iwo Jima Boulevard in Harlingen, next to Valley International Airport. MMA’s Honor Band and Silent Drill Team performs at most parades with the exception of summer camp and introductory training graduations.

Military Boarding Schools

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

    Grades: 8-12 | 300 students
  • 2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008

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

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 300 students
  • 200 N. Carlisle St.
    New BloomfieldPA 17068

    Grades: 8-12, 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: 7-12, PG | 261 students
  • 204 Grand Street
    MexicoMO 65265

    Grades: 7-12, PG | 220 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: 9-12, PG | 320 students
  • 2001 Riverside Drive
    GainesvilleGA 30501

    Grades: 7-12 | 550 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
  • 1001 Eagle Road
    WaynePA 19087

    Grades: 7-12 | 6-12 (day) | 200 students
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