List of Military Boarding Schools

Parents and students looking for a disciplined environment for learning in a military-style will find this list handy. Military schools have rich traditions and a successful graduate will have many doors opened. And rightfully so, completing a military-style education is a great achievement early in life. Note: Military boarding schools are not boot camps, they are prestigious institutions of learning that push for academic excellence. See Military School USA for more comprehensive military school information and listings.


  • Southern Preparatory Academy – Grades 6-12 Established in 1898, Southern Prep is located on a 300-acre plot in Camp Hill, Alabama. This is an all-boy private military academy.



  • Culver Academies – Grades 9-12 Culver, Indiana is the home of Culver Academies. Founded in 1894 by Henry Harrison Culver.


  • St. John’s Military School – Grades 6-12 St. John’s Military School is located in Salina, KS. It is a boys military school founded 125 years ago.


  • Chamberlain-Hunt Academy – Grades 7-12 Chamberlain-Hunt Academy is a private, Christian, all male military day and boarding school located in Port Gibson, Mississippi.


  • Missouri Military Academy – Grades 6-12 Established in 1889, Missouri Military Academy is a highly accredited military school for boys ages 12 – 18, or from Middle School to High School.
  • Wentworth Military Academy – Grades 7-12 Founded in 1880, Wentworth Military Academy is the oldest military academy West of the Mississippi river. Located in Lexington, Missouri.

New York

  • New York Military Academy – Grades 7-12 New York Military Academy is a co-ed college preparatory military school located in Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY.

North Carolina

  • Oak Ridge Military Academy – Grades 6-12 Oak Ridge Military Academy is a college preparatory school serving young men and women grades 7-12.


  • Carson Long Military Institute – Grades 6-12 Carson Long Military Institute, is the oldest school in the nation which still provides military training and experience within an academic setting.
  • Valley Forge Military Academy – Grades 7-12 Valley Forge Military Academy is a private boarding school and co-ed preparatory college steeped in military tradition. Located in Wayne, PA.

South Carolina

  • Camden Military Academy – Grades 7-12, PG Camden Military Academy is a small, male only boarding school located in the rural city of Camden, SC. The school is the official state military academy.


  • Marine Military Academy – Grades 8-12, PG Marine Military Academy is a private college preparatory boarding school for boys in grades 8-12. Located in Harlingen, TX.
  • The Episcopal School of Texas – Grades 9-12 The Episcopal School of Texas (TMI), founded in 1893, is a co-educational college preparatory military school located in San Antonio, Texas.