Missouri Military Academy
5.00 (3 reviews)
204 Grand Street
Mexico, MO 65265
Mexico, MO 65265
Missouri Military Academy Photo #2 - 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, Missouri, on a stunning 288-acre campus.
Missouri Military Academy Photo #3 - Our programs are designed around the needs of boys, tapping into what motivates them positive reinforcement, structure, consistent physical and mental challenge, loyalty and team mentality. Here, we give boys structure, teach them responsibility and show them love - fundamental ingredients in shaping a young man.
Missouri Military Academy Photo #4 - Academics are high priority at MMA, with college acceptance and success as the goal for students. Students thrive here thanks to individual attention from faculty and small class sizes. Our faculty come from around the world and are focused on providing a caring, supportive environment.
Missouri Military Academy Photo #5 - Through varsity sports and an extensive intramural program, cadets learn the value of teamwork, discipline and dedication, becoming leaders on and off the field. They have access to MMA's top-notch facilities including indoor basketball courts, football, soccer and baseball fields, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, indoor hitting cages and pitching mounds, golf courses and all safety and sports equipment.
Missouri Military Academy Photo #6 - At Missouri Military Academy, students make life-long friends from around the world.
Missouri Military Academy Photo #7 - Our well-rounded 360 Degree approach molds boys into college-ready young men by focusing on five essential elements: academic excellence, character development, personal motivation, physical development and leadership training.
- Missouri Military Academy is a preparatory school with a military tradition that is focused on academic excellence and the development of leadership and character for boys in grades 7-12 and PG. We offer a 360-Degree Education that promotes academic excellence, physical development, good character, personal motivation and leadership. Missouri Military Academy graduates have been accepted to some of the finest colleges and universities in America, including the prestigious U.S. service academies. Located in the quaint midwestern community of Mexico, Missouri, our beautiful 288-acre campus provides a safe, supportive learning and growing environment for young men from around the world.
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- Memphis State University Discipline and a focus on critical thinking is taught at MMA. Esprit de Corps is high among the Corps of Cadets there and supports a group as well as an individual effort to succeed. . .
- SIUE It was extremely rigorous scholastically. The slightest infraction of drinking or drugs meant immediate expulsion. The best thing about it was that the structure greatly reduce peer pressures. It was as close to a. . .
- Westminster/University of Florida Thorough and concentrated College Preparatory courses, many of which exceeded the requirements of the same subject when I went on to college. The education provided by Missouri Military Academy is one of the best in. . .
|Definition of Terms|
| 2019 School Data
|Missouri Military||Boarding School Avg.|
|School Focus||College-Prep Military||College Preparatory|
|Grades Offered||7-12, PG||5-12|
|Supports Learning Differences (LD)||Yes||Yes|
|Religious Affiliation||Non-denom. / Christian||Non-denominational|
|Campus Size||288 acres||105 acres|
|Enrollment||220 students||313 students|
|% Students of Color|
|% International Students|
|% Students Boarding|
|Average SAT Score||1148||* National Avg. »View|
|Average ACT score||23||*National Avg. » View|
|Offers Post-Grad Year||Yes||No|
Academics and Faculty
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal|
(uniform of the day)
|Average Class Size||14 students||12|
*National School Avg. » 20
|Teacher : Student Ratio||1:11||1:7|
|ESL Courses Offered||Yes||Yes|
|% Faculty with Advanced Degree|
|Summer Program Offered||Yes||Yes|
|Summer Program Cost||$3,850|
(Includes uniforms, tuition, and meals)
|Summer Program Details||Link to Summer Program Details|
|Endowment Size||$49 million||$20 million|
(Plus uniform and other fees.)
(Plus uniform and other fees. Ask about grant support for area students.)
|Tuition international students||$39,600||$50,145|
|% Students on Financial Aid|
|Avg. Financial Aid Grant||$16,000||$25,000|
|Merit Scholarships Offered||Yes||No|
|Application Deadline||None / Rolling||Jan. 15|
|Accepts Standardized Application||Yes||No|
|Director of Admissions||LTC Gregory Seibert|
|Associate Director of Admissions||Gary Stewart|
|# Interscholastic Sports Offered||13||16|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Drill Team, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Marksmanship, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Wrestling|
|Total Extracurricular Organizations||18||23|
|Extracurriculars||Club or Organization:|
Boy Scouts, Informational Technology Internships, Military Police, National Honor Society, WWII Re-enactment Club (Railsplitters), Yearbook
Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drum and Bugle Corp, Jazz Band, Marching Band
Recreational Athletic Programs:
Drill Team, Horseback Riding, Intramural Sports, M Club (Letterman's Club), Marksmanship, Military Skills (Raider), Paintball, Weights and Conditioning Training
|Year: 2010 - 2012||10 Most Popular College Choices (# Enrolled)|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign||9|
|University of Missouri||7|
|Westminster College - Missouri||5|
|Truman State University||3|
|United States Air Force Academy||3|
|University of California - Berkeley||2|
- Located in scenic central Missouri, MMA`s 288-acre campus is an ideal setting for a unique boarding school experience. New students join a diverse corps of cadets, which has accepted young men from all over the United States and world.
- MMA classes and programs benefit students of every skill level, from a learning resource center to the Triumph Program that allows qualified cadets to take college classes on our campus and work toward an AA degree at the same time they are earning their high school diploma
- A nationally recognized JROTC program, honored more than 30 times with the US Army's highest distinction
- Exceptional facilities, including a state-of-the-art academic building
- Varsity sports and a wide array of intramurals, featuring some of the finest athletic facilities in the Midwest
- An internationally diverse student body
- Extensive recreational and extracurricular programs and facilities, from music and chorus to military-style competitions
- On-site paintball course for use by cadets
- State-of-the-art technology
- Comfortable, secure residence halls, complete with recreation areas
- Missouri Military Academy accreditations: ISACS, TABS, National Honor Society
- Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
- Mr. Dale Dye, 1962 - Author, Actor and Military advisor to many Hollywood movies
- Judge William Berry, 1930 - Chief Justice of the Oklahoma Supreme Court
- Dr. Lloyd Worner, 1936 - Former President of Colorado College
- LT. General Jack Fuson, 1939 - Deputy Chief of Staff, US Army
- Mr. Cody Fowler, 1908 - Former President of the American Bar Association
- General Clifton Cates, 1910 - 19th Commandant of the US Marine Corp
- Mr. Joaquin Dabdoub, 1981 - Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Japan
- Bridgadier General Carl Tegtmeier, 1962 - Former Deputy Commanding General, 102nd Army Reserve Command
- Howard Hughes I - Father of businessman Howard Hughes, founder of family corporation
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