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State

Texas

Number of Students

300 (30% international)

SAT Average

1550

Grades

8-12 PG

Marine Military Academy

Private Boarding School – Harlingen , Texas

The Marine Military Academy (MMA) is a private college prep military school for young men from grades 8 through 12, with an optional post graduate year. MMA is the only military school based on the traditions, values and ideals of the United States Marine Corps. They encourage involvement in numerous clubs and community service events including leadership experiences through the Junior ROTC program.

FACILITIES
The on campus facilities have many resources for students including learning and reference centers, computer classrooms, a college placement office, cinematography/
photography classrooms and more. The science department also ties in the latest technology with a Smart Board and digital document cameras for class use.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Marine Military Academy provides a full range of sports including football, basketball and swimming. For students not inclined to participate in varsity sports, there is a wide variety of
activities including drill team, color guard and band. Marine Military also offers students opportunities in the fine arts program, such as desktop publishing and photography.

DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
The cadet barracks host students two to a room with adjoining bathrooms between rooms. Each barrack has a TV/game room and a study room with computer work stations.
A barracks can house up to 80 cadets and has an apartment for each company drill instructor and his family.

LOCATION
Marine Military Academy is found in the city of Harlingen which is about five and a half hours southwest of Houston.

Area population: 64,849
City website: City of Harlingen

Dates
Estimated Start Date: Mid-August
Estimated Fall End: Mid-December
Estimated Spring Start: Early Janaury
Estimated End Date: Mid-May

School Facts

Student Population

All Boys School

Number of Students

300 (30% international)

Grades

8-12 PG

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:11

Average Class Size

12

ESL Programs

Yes

IB Programs

No

Offer Diploma

Yes

School Uniform

Yes

Campus Size

140 Acres

Religious Affiliation

None

SAT Average

1550

Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate

100%

Arts

  • Band
  • Cinematography
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Photography

AP Courses

  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • US History

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Cross Country Running
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Jiu-Jitsu
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Weightlifting
  • Swimming
  • Wrestling
  • Track and Field

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Band
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Chess
  • Climbing
  • Drill Team
  • Interact
  • Key Club
  • National Honor Society
  • Rifle Club
  • Rotary Club
  • Sailing
  • Weightlifting

School Location

School Descripition

Berklee College of Music, Boston College, California Polytechnic State University, Carnegie Mellon University, Clemson University, Cornell University, Georgia Institute
of Technology, Lehigh University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Pennsylvania State University, Pepperdine University, State University of New York - Binghamton, Swarthmore College, Texas A & M University, University of California - Davis, University of Chicago, University of Massachusetts - Amherst, University of Miami, University of Texas at Austin, Yale University
University Acceptance Rate:
100%

Closest International and Local Airports: Harlingen - Valley Airport (HRL) or San Antonio International Airport (SAT)
For Details Visit Website: Marine Military Academy