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St. John's Military School
Motto Scienta, Virtus, Disciplina
Established October 28, 1887
Type Private Military Boarding School
President Larry M. Lysell
Faculty 25
Students 210
Location Salina, KS, USA
Campus Urban
10 acres ( km²)
Colors Orange and Black
Mascot Muleskinner

St. John's Military School, located in Salina, Kansas, is a private boarding military school for male students from grades 6 to 12. It aims to develop students' academic and leadership skills in a "military environment" overseen by a President, Academic Dean and Commandant of Cadets. It has the capacity for approximately 220 students.


Accreditations and Memberships

St. John's is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Kansas Department of Education. It is a member of the National Association of Episcopal Schools and the Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States.

Junior ROTC Program

The school has an Army JROTC program and the Corps of Cadets earned a 998 out of 1,000 on their last formal inspection which was held on April 22, 2009. The average formal inspection score since 1997 is 997. The JROTC Department also sponsors the rifle and drill teams. The indoor rifle range is state of the art and one of the best in the Midwest.

Athletics and Activities

St. John's competes on the junior varsity and varsity levels with other independent and public schools.

The interscholastic sports are:

Cross Country

Oldest Boy Scout Troop in America

The school is home to Troop 1, the oldest Boy Scout troop in America. The troop was organized January 21, 1910, by F. John Romanes, an instructor at St. John’s Military School, and was patterned after the English Boy Scouts.

Movie Trivia

St. John's Military School was used in the filming of MAD Magazine presents Up the Academy. The 1980 movie was filmed entirely in Salina, mostly on the school's campus.


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