St. John's Military School

Po Box 5020
Salina, KS 67402
Tel: (866)704-5294
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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.
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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.
St. John's Military School is proud of their drill team. The drill team competes with various military schools. A lot of time and training goes into the drill team. It is an excellent opportunity for a cadet to become involved in something extra curricular.
St. John's Military school football team had an amazing season this year. For the first time in Muleskinner history, the team made it to the playoffs. St. John's is proud of the many organized athletics available for cadets.
As with all of our extracurricular activities, St. John's has excellent coaching staff, and cadets have a great time at sports as well.
Our cadets experience many different aspects of Military life.  Shown here is a cadet during a team building exercise giving us a thumbs up about his experience.
St. John's is very proud of it's involvement in Community. Pictured here are cadets playing at the POW/MIA ceremony held annually in Salina. All cadets attend, and our band members participate as well. It is a fulfilling and rewarding experience.
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.
Shown in this photo are cadets parading around the 'teardrop' during the forming of the 126th corps of cadets.
Our campus houses a beautiful church where cadets are part of services, choir, and bells.
This photo is an excellent visual description of the leadership qualities cadets achieve while attending St. John's Military School.
  • St. John's Military School in Salina, Kansas, was founded in 1887.
  • For over 127 years, the school has been dedicated to the development of young men.
  • Our principal objective is to help ensure their future lives are filled with success, happiness, and personal fulfillment.
  • This is achieved through a rigorous academic environment complemented by a structured campus life, promoting the development of personal qualities such as personal graces, confidence, respect, high moral character, and leadership values that will be indispensable to them in their future years.

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Definition of Terms 
2017 School Data
St. John's MilitaryBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege-Prep MilitaryCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered6-129-12
School TypeAll-boysCo-ed
Supports Learning Differences (LD)YesYes
Religious AffiliationEpiscopalNon-denominational
Year Founded18871910
Campus Size35 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment231 students300 students
% Students of Color
17%
20%
% International Students
10%
20%
% Students Boarding
100%
66%
Average SAT Score1515* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score26*National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesNoNo
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform of the Day)
Casual
Average Class Size12 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:101:7
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
Summer Program OfferedYesYes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$34,100$52,700
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a$28,270
Tuition international students$39,755$47,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedNoNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Director of AdmissionsRobert Forde
Associate Director of AdmissionsDebby Edgerton

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1314
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country Running, Drill Team, Fencing, Football, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Marksmanship, Riflery, Soccer, Tennis, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations1123
ExtracurricularsAMS (Advanced Military Skills), Boy Scouts, Cadets, Chapel, Civil Air Patrol, Color Guard, Honor Guard, Paintball, Raiders, Scuba Club, Tae Kwon Do

School Notes

  • St. John's Military School in Salina, Kansas, was founded in 1887. For over 127 years, the school has been dedicated to the development of young men. Our principal objective is to help ensure their future lives are filled with success, happiness, and personal fulfillment.
  • This is achieved through a rigorous academic environment complemented by a structured campus life, promoting the development of personal qualities such as personal graces, confidence, respect, high moral character, and leadership values that will be indispensable to them in their future years.
  • Each cadet attending St. John's possesses his own unique personality, personal strengths, challenges and values. As a result, the faculty and staff of the school make every effort to work with each student to develop a tailored and individualized program to allow his personal attributes to flourish. This unique balance of a structured living environment along with the development of academic objectives helps each cadet to develop a high degree of self-discipline as well as self-confidence in their innate abilities.
  • Cadets attending St. John's come from 29 different states and several foreign countries. The opportunity to live together and learn from each other is an invaluable experience. Over time, these young men forge a brotherhood as a result of living in the school's supportive environment.
  • School accreditations: National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES), Association of Military Colleges and Schools, National Association of Independent Schools, Members of AdvancED, Kansas State Department of Education
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