Why Massanutten Military Academy

Receive the Benefits of Both Worlds:
Established in 1899, Massanutten Military Academy has a long tradition of providing a structure for success. It offers the advantages of consistency, discipline, and great STEM-based academics in which military schools excel. It also has grown as a co-ed institution a traditional school culture, with sports, recreation, and leisure-time activities. Massanutten develops students as people with social skills, respect for others, and an understanding of the world beyond our campus.
Massanutten focuses on character development, leadership, and service to help your student reach their full potential. You may be surprised how high that can be!
As part of the MMA curriculum, all high school cadets are enrolled into the Army JROTC program. Utilizing the resources and structure of this program, we are able to provide leadership skills that will last a lifetime. The Army JROTC  program mission is:

“To Motivate Young People to be Better Citizens”


Massanutten Military Academy’s mission is to prepare students for lives of meaning, purpose, service and leadership, within a supportive and structured community in which all members of a diverse student body feel a true sense of belonging.
Non Nobis Solum
"Not for Ourselves Alone"

Superior Academics

Massanutten Military Academy offers a full STEM Curriculum, Honors Courses, and AP Courses, as well as Dual Enrollment Courses. Average class size at MMA is 10 Cadets.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We consistently evaluate what we do in all aspects of our school community to ensure we demonstrate our beliefs in what we teach, how we teach, and how we communicate with students, parents, alumni, trustees, faculty, staff, and the community.
Our motto, “Non Nobis Solum” or Not for Our Selves Alone, is the driving force and center of the Academy. All members of the Massanutten Family believe service to others is key to creating an environment of camaraderie and respect for all regardless of race, age, gender identity, ethnicity, family composition, ability, religion and socio-economic status.

Guaranteed Admissions Agreements

Massanutten Military Academy has Guaranteed Admissions Agreements with:
  • Bridgewater College*
  • Elmhurst College
  • Emory & Henry College*
  • Georgia Military College
  • Mary Baldwin University*
  • Norwich University*
  • Sweet Briar College*
  • Widener University*
  • Virginia Military Institute*
*SAT score is optional
If a graduate of Massanutten meets the requirements set forth by these institutions, their admission is guaranteed.
You know your child can do more but isn't getting the attention needed in their current environment to reach their full potential. We know that choosing the right school for your child can be difficult because each child is so unique. We believe students should experience school as it should be, a place where children are educated in an environment that leads them to thrive and encourages their maximum potential.
Massanutten Military Academy is a co-educational, non-profit military boarding and day school in Virginia for middle and high school students with post graduate studies. We welcome all faiths and live by our motto: Non Nobis Solum (Not For Ourselves Alone).

Massanutten Military Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs.
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