Niche Ranks Missouri Military Academy Among 2022 Best Private Schools in America

Niche Ranks Missouri Military Academy Among 2022 Best Private Schools in America

Missouri Military Academy (MMA) has ranked as a 2022 Best School in’s annual ranking. Using rankings based on dozens of public data sets and millions of reviews, Niche creates profiles for schools and universities across the U.S. and assigns each institution an overall grade based on the collected data. MMA earned an A in the 2022 ranking and is ranked 5th in best boarding high schools in Missouri.

Each year, Niche compares the best private schools in America based on key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews. MMA’s Niche grade specifically gives the private military boarding school top marks for its academics, clubs and activities, diversity, and college preparation for its all-boys corps of cadets.

“MMA has long emphasized the importance of academic achievement, persistence, structure, self-discipline, accountability, leadership and character development, and community service for our cadets, and this national distinction validates the success of our military educational model,” said MMA President Brigadier General Richard V. Geraci, USA (Ret). “Through our top-quality facilities, highly qualified and dedicated teachers and staff, and strong partnership with parents, MMA is committed to excellence for our middle and high school cadets.”

Visit to see MMA’s profile, along with the full list of 2021 rankings, methodologies and data sources. Thank you to our community for working hard every day to make MMA worthy of national attention.

Below, the Missouri Military Academy Color Guard stands at attention. From left to right, Samuel Way from Milton, Georgia; Kellan Mugisha from Rwanda; William Terrell from Dallas, Texas; Ryan Miles from Dallas, Texas; and Zachary Malone from New London, Missouri.

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