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  • Among "Military Schools", view the boarding schools with the oldest founding date (2018-19).
  • The "founding dates" below are the dates that schools have traditionally.
  • Note that the definition of "founding date" may differ slightly from school to school (e.g., whether it selects the year the school first received its charter or the year it first admitted students - regardless, the differences between the two are often small).

Oldest Founding Date (2018-19)

Among Military Schools (out of 18 schools)

Sorted by range (alphabetically within range)
  • Boarding School Year Founded Grades Location
  • 1.
    1879
    Grades: 7-12
    225 S. Wayne Avenue
    WaynesboroVA 22980
    1-800-946-7773
  • 2.
    1884
    Grades: 7-12
    5755 North State Road 9/P.O. Box 240
    HoweIN 46746
    888-462-4693
  • 3.
    St. John's Military School
    St. John's Military School Photo - 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.
    All-Boys  (Episcopal)
    1887
    Grades: 6-12
    Po Box 5020
    SalinaKS 67402
    866-252-1995
  • 4.-6.
    1889
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    204 Grand Street
    MexicoMO 65265
    573-581-1776
  • 4.-6.
    1889

    Grades: 8-12, PG
    78 Academy Avenue
    Cornwall-on-HudsonNY 12520
    845-534-3710
  • 4.-6.
    St. Catherine's Academy
    St. Catherine's Academy Photo - Technology continues to grow, and St. Catherine's is committed to reflecting that in our educational program. Each classroom is equipped with a SmartBoard, and students can utilize personal computers through our traveling laptop cart. In addition, every student attends computer instruction in our new technology learning lab. Students learn basic computer and study skills and are instructed in the full suite of Microsoft programs most commonly required in college-prep high school classes.
    All-Boys  (Catholic)
    1889

    Grades: 4-8 | K-8 (day)
    215 N. Harbor Blvd.
    AnaheimCA 92805
    714-772-1363
  • 7.
    1891
    Grades: 9-12, PG
    101 West College Blvd
    RoswellNM 88201
    800-421-5376
  • 8.-9.
    1892
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    520 Hwy. 1 North
    CamdenSC 29020
    800-948-6291
  • 8.-9.
    Randolph-Macon Academy
    Randolph-Macon Academy Photo - Randolph-Macon Academy's Flight Program includes a drone class called Unmanned Flight Operations. Students finish with the knowledge base for the FAA exam so they can obtain their commercial drone license if they so desire. This class is just one of the innovative offerings at R-MA.
    (United Methodist)
    1892

    Grades: 9-12, PG
    200 Academy Drive
    Front RoyalVA 22630
    540-636-5484
  • 10.
    Fork Union Military Academy
    Fork Union Military Academy Photo - The cadets in parade formation. The first full dress parade of the year begins usually at the end of April and is on Sunday.
    All-Boys  (Baptist)
    1898
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    1-800-462-3862
  • 11.
    1899
    Grades: 6-12, PG
    614 South Main Street
    WoodstockVA 22664
    5404592167
  • 12.
    1907
    Grades: 7-12
    2001 Riverside Drive
    GainesvilleGA 30501
    1-800-462-2338
  • 13.
    Hargrave Military Academy
    Hargrave Military Academy Photo - Respect! Integrity! Success! Earn it at Hargrave!
    All-Boys  (Baptist)
    1909
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    200 Military Drive
    ChathamVA 24531
    800-432-2480
  • 14.
    1910
    Grades: 7-12
    2605 Carlsbad Blvd.
    CarlsbadCA 92008
    888-762-2338
  • 15.
    1928
    Grades: 7-12
    1001 Eagle Road
    WaynePA 19087
    610-989-1200
  • 16.
    1933
    Grades: 8-12
    501 Park Street North
    St. PetersburgFL 33710
    727-384-5500
  • 17.
    1965
    Grades: 7-12, PG
    320 Iwo Jima Blvd
    HarlingenTX 78550
  • 18.
    1978
    Grades: 5-12
    6727 South Chippawa Rd
    Wellandport, OntarioCanada 12345
    905-386-6203

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