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Number of Students

300 (30% international)

SAT Average



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. 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. In doing so, they are able to prepare students for their future successes in academics and in life after high school.

The on campus facilities have many resources for students to use including learning and reference centers, computer classrooms, an internet- enabled college placement office, cinematography/photography classrooms and more. The science department also ties in the latest technology with an internet- connected Smart Board and digital document cameras with projectors 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 barracks has a TV 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.

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

Estimated Start Date: Mid-August
Estimated End Date: Late May

School Facts

Student Population

All Boys School

Number of Students

300 (30% international)


8-12 PG

Teacher/Student Ratio


Average Class Size


ESL Programs


IB Programs


Offer Diploma


School Uniform


Campus Size

140 Acres

Religious Affiliation


SAT Average


Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate



  • Band
  • Cinematography
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Music Appreciation
  • Photography

AP Courses

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


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

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Band
  • Boy Scouts of America
  • Chess
  • Climbing
  • Community Service
  • Conditioning
  • Drill Team
  • Interact
  • Key Club
  • National Honor Society
  • Rifle Club
  • Rotary Club
  • Sailing
  • The High School Network Defense Competition
  • 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:

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