Marine Military Academy
All Boys | Full Boarding, & International | Grades: 7 - 12 & Postgrad
Harlingen, TX, USA
Mission: Marine Military Academy develops disciplined, morally strong, college-ready young men who are prepared for responsible leadership.M arine Military Academy has been helping young men realize their full potential since 1965. MMA offers both solutions and opportunities for all types of boys. MMA can tackle many issues and lead boys to lifelong success.
Forging Tomorrow’s Leaders
Marine Academics: http://www.mma-tx.org/academics/
AP and College Classes
- AP Calculus
- AP Chemistry
- AP English III
- AP English IV
- AP Physics
- AP Statistics
- AP US History
- Aerospace I
- Aerospace II
Honors College Prep, College Prep, Standard High School
Average Class Size: 12 College Attendance: 96% Military Service: 4% Total Faculty: 27 Advanced Degrees: 0 ESL Program: Yes ADD/ADHD Support: Yes Learning Differences Support: No
MMA makes every effort to encourage every cadet to develop a deeper understanding of their faith of choice. Cadets may attend services at local Catholic and Protestant churches as well as Jewish synagogues and Islamic centers. On campus, there is a weekly non-sectarian service for all cadets.
Cadets are very involved with their local community and participate in many community service projects throughout the year.
The mission of Marine Military Academy's religious program is to encourage and facilitate every cadet’s spiritual development and involvement in the faith of his choice. Furthermore, the cadet will come to understand the necessity for moral and spiritual growth and maturity in his continuing development.
MMA is the only boarding military academy with a Marine Corps JROTC program. The program utilizes a Leadership Enhancement and Development (LEAD) Complex which features: Rappelling and Climbing Tower, High Challenge Course, Marine Corps Obstacle Course, Circuit Course, Confidence Course, Leadership Reaction Course, Paintball Course, and Mud Infiltration Course.
- Color Guard
- Drill Team
- Rifle Team
To prepare high school students for leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens.
Athletics / Clubs / Activities
Marine Athletics: http://www.mma-tx.org/athletics/
All cadets participate in a physical activity in the afternoon after classes. Other activities as well as varsity sports are offered, so that each cadet can be involved on a team and gain the benefits that academics offer.
- Cross Country
- Jui Jitsu
- Track And Field
Clubs & Activities
- Boy Scouts
- Engineering And Robotics
- Fellowship Of Christian Athletes
- Key Club
- National Honor Society
- Rotary Interact
At Marine Military Academy, athletics promote more than physical fitness — they’re vital to leadership development.
In the early 1960s, Capt William A. "Bill" Gary, an Arizona rancher and retired U.S. Marine Corps Reservist, wanted to send his son to a school that embraced the ideology of the Marine Corps. He believed that the Marine Corps’ concepts of leadership, discipline and moral values could be successfully applied to a college-preparatory education. Capt Gary could not find such a school, so in 1963 he recruited a group of prominent Marines to start one. In 1965 MMA was founded as an all boys military boarding school based on the principles of the United States Marine Corps.
He believed that the Marine Corps’ concepts of leadership, discipline and moral values could be successfully applied to a college-preparatory education.
MMA Summer Camp
MMA Summer Camp
A four-week military adventure camp for school boys ages 12 to 18. Check in is normally the fourth Sunday in June.
- Boys Only
- Ages: 11 - 18
- Cost: $4,500
- Dates Unknown
MMA - Postgraduate
MMA - Postgraduate
The postgraduate program is designed for young men who have already graduated from high school, but need additional academic development and/or maturation prior to attending a university.
- Boys Only
- Grades: Post Graduate
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Upcoming Marine Events
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Latest Marine News
New Video 12-01-2018
U. S. Naval Academy Midshipman Isaac Phillips III (Battalion Executive Officer - MMA Class of '13) has been accepted for the Marine Aviation program! Well done! SgtMaj Kinsley, Commandant of Cadets
New Album 10-18-2018
Cadets getting ready for silent action photo.
New Video 08-31-2018
Marine Admissions: http://www.mma-tx.org/admissions/
|Boarding Tuition, Room & Board:||$38,150|
|International Tuition, Room & Board:||$39,150|
|International Application Fee:||$100|
|Financial Aid Offered:||No|
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