Private Boarding School
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.
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.
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 Fall End: Mid-December
Estimated Spring Start: Early Janaury
Estimated End Date: Mid-May
All Boys School
Number of Students
300 (30% international)
University Acceptance Rate
- Desktop Publishing
- Calculus AB
- Calculus BC
- English Language and Composition
- English Literature and Composition
- US History
- Cross Country Running
- Track and Field
Extracurricular Activities & Clubs
- Boy Scouts of America
- Drill Team
- Key Club
- National Honor Society
- Rifle Club
- Rotary Club
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