Lyman Ward Military Academy

  • 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.

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School Overview

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 AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1898
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students69 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 21%
Students by GradeLyman Ward Military Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
30%
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniforms provided by school)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$24,255
Tuition NotesDiscounts are available for military families, first responders and more.
Admissions DirectorWynn Fletcher
Admissions AssociateJenifer Isbell

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Drill Team, Equestrian, Football, Marksmanship, Riflery, Soccer, Weightlifting, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDrill Team,
EquestrianFootball,
MarksmanshipRiflery,
SoccerWeightlifting,
Winter Track

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Drone Program, Robotics Team
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  • Marion
    Grades: PK-12 | 85 students
    98.5 miles
    1820 Prier Dr
    Marion, AL 36756
    (334)683-8204
    98.5 PK-12
    85
  • Mount Shasta
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    (Christian)
    Grades: K-12
    2087.8 miles
    118 Siskiyou Ave
    Mount Shasta, CA 96067
    (530)926-6263
    2087.8 K-12
    n/a
  • Birmingham
    Creative Montessori School
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    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-6 | 225 students
    81.1 miles
    2800 Montessori Way
    Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205)879-3278
    81.1 PK-6
    225
  • Fairhope
    Bayshore Christian School
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    Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
    Grades: K-12 | 400 students
    210.7 miles
    23050 US Highway 98
    Fairhope, AL 36532
    (251)929-0011
    210.7 K-12
    400
  • Green Pond
    Tri-wil / Porta Cras School
    All-boys  | Alternative School
    Grades: 8-11 | 14 students
    90.2 miles
    77 Enterprise Loop Rd
    Green Pond, AL 35074
    (205)938-9274
    90.2 8-11
    14

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The average private school tuition in Alabama is $6,378 for elementary schools and $7,578 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Alabama is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).