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 17%
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 30%
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

Sports

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

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)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lafayette
    Grades: PK-12 | 176 students
    15.2 miles
    15048 Us Highway 431
    Lafayette, AL 36862
    (334)864-9852
    15.2PK-12
    176
  • Notasulga
    Grades: PK-7 | 24 students
    16 miles
    16963 Highway 49 South
    Notasulga, AL 36866
    (334)257-4515
    16PK-7
    24
  • Hardisty
    Joseph Rae Equestrian Academy
    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    Grades: 7-12 | 25 students
    16 miles
    Box 590
    Hardisty, AL
    (780)888-7122
    167-12
    25
  • Auburn
    Grades: PK-12 | 739 students
    16.3 miles
    1601 Academy Dr
    Auburn, AL 36830
    (334)821-2430
    16.3PK-12
    739
  • Auburn
    Holy Trinity Day School
    Daycare / Preschool (Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-KG | 45 students
    17.9 miles
    100 Church Dr
    Auburn, AL 36830
    (334)821-9838
    17.9PK-KG
    45

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Vouchers aka Tax Credits and Scholarship Funds
August 09, 2015
Voucher programs have gained a lot of traction since 1989 when the first voucher program appeared in Milwaukee. We look at how things are playing out in 2015.
Why Would I Want to....
July 12, 2015
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.
So Many Choices
June 28, 2015
When it comes to choosing a private school, there are so many choices to consider that the project can be a huge challenge to most of us. We offer some help and advice to help you get started.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Alabama is $5,117 for elementary schools and $7,536 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alabama is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos

View more school videos