Lyman Ward Military Academy

Tel: (256)281-3295
Grades: 6-12 | 137 students
Lyman Ward Military Academy is a small school with a small enrollment and a large campus, located in a beautiful rural section of Alabama.
Our emphasis is on the individual student.
There is a mature adult in each dormitory at all times to help the boys with their individual problems.
Each cadet feels that he is a part of the organization.
All staff officers know each cadet personally after a few weeks.
The school functions smoothly and each cadet takes pride in his uniform and the school he represents.
Our purpose is to help the individual student; to prepare the student for college work; to prepare the student for the responsibilities of life; and to offer the best in academic instruction coupled with the discipline of a military program.

School Overview

School Type Military School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Military Colleges and Schools
Alabama Association of Independent Schools (AAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Year Founded 1898

Student Body

Total Students 137 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Lyman Ward Military Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniforms provided by school)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,955
Tuition Notes Discounts are available for Alabama residents, military families, and more.
Admissions Director CPT Andrew Erickson
Admissions Associate 2LT Wilson Franklin


Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Drill Team, Football, Marksmanship, Soccer, WeightliftingBaseballBasketball,
Drill TeamFootball,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chambers Academy (15.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Chambers Academy (15.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Chambers Academy (15.2 miles away)
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