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LEADERSHIP TRAINING

New York Military Academy Cadets actively seek pathways to leadership through our Military Leadership Program. With this in mind, the school’s academic and curricular programs have been carefully geared to engender a successful and disciplined learner who is ready to face the challenges of the 21st century. The mission of New York Military Academy is to develop our cadets in mind, body, and character in preparation for further education and leadership.

EMERGING TECHNOLOGY

At NYMA, we’re dedicated to preparing you for the future. Our Emerging Technology Program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in a world driven by innovation. We believe in embracing the potential of emerging technologies, which are on the cusp of revolutionizing our lives and industries.

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ARTS & MUSIC

At NYMA, our partnership with Canterbury Brook Academy (CBA) significantly enriches students’ holistic development through access to robust music and visual arts programs. Tailored to individual skills and interests, our diverse course offerings, performance opportunities, and community engagements foster both academic and artistic growth. This collaboration enhances our curriculum, providing students with comprehensive arts training and setting the stage for their future success.

FINANCE & BUSINESS

This is the first school of its kind that teaches leaders adaptability and entrepreneurial spirit, giving them a strong foundation in financial knowledge. We develop an innovative design thinking approach to solve real life problems. We prioritize practical skills to build a solid foundation for independent living. We teach the cadets to increase their financial responsibilities, contribute to a sustainable community and prepare them for an unpredictable but opportunity-filled future.

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SPORTS EDUCATION

We are committed to instilling valuable life skills in our cadets. By emphasizing the significance of character, promoting a holistic approach to winning, fostering leadership abilities, and nurturing both individual and team excellence, we provide an environment that transcends mere athletic accomplishments. Our program equips our future leaders with transformative experiences, empowering them to excel not only in sports but also in their personal and professional lives.  

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Four Pillars of Success

The mission of the New York Military Academy is to develop the cadets’ mind, body, character; preparing them for further education and to be effective leaders and responsible citizens. Inherent in this mission are our four pillars of Success:

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ATHLETICS

Physical fitness dovetails with developing a cadet’s mind. All cadets participate in some form of athletics throughout the school year. The academy offers competitive inter-scholastic teams in several sports and intermural activities, emphasizes teamwork, resilience and courage.

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CHARACTER

The academy believes in developing in their cadets the essential values of respect, responsibility, integrity, kindness, and caring. The Honor Code mandates that “A cadet will not lie, cheat, or steal, or tolerate those who do.” Character is taught everyday both in and outside of the classroom while focusing on traditional values ethics, honesty, loyalty and accountability.

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ACADEMICS

A premier boarding school designed to develop great leaders. We offer a unique educational experience that providing our students a competitive advantage. Every cadet is prepared for college with a program that is rigorous and individually tailored. Qualified, conscientious teachers and smaller classes offer opportunities for every cadet to reach their potential.

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LEADERSHIP

Developing future leaders is one of the unique aspects of the NYMA experience. Self-discipline, leadership, and citizenship are integrated into the daily life for the Corps of Cadets. As cadets move up in rank, they are given increasing levels of responsibilities in supervising, leading, and instructing fellow cadets.

Four Pillars of Success

The mission of the New York Military Academy is to develop the cadets mind, body, character; to prepare them for further education and to be effective leaders and responsible citizens. Inherent in this mission are our four pillars of Success:

Academics

Every cadet is prepared for college with a program that is individually tailored. Qualified, conscientious teachers and small classes offer opportunities and success stories that make the NYMA educational experience so sought after and valued.

Leadership

Developing future leaders is one of the unique aspects of the NYMA experience. Self-discipline, leadership, and citizenship are integrated into the daily life for the Corps of Cadets. As cadets move up in rank, they are given increasing levels of responsibilities in supervising, leading, and instructing fellow cadets.

Character

Developing good citizens requires developing the essentials of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.

Athletics

Physical fitness dovetails with developing a cadet's mind and all cadets participate in sports throughout the school year. The academy offers varsity and intramural teams that compete in a wide variety of sports.

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One Step ahead

Since 1889

Founded in 1889, the New York Military Academy provides both discipline and a solid education putting it “One Step Ahead.” The Academy, the center of learning, with its etymology dating back to Ancient Greece, instills a solid education. This education is interlocked with military discipline, which provides the Cadets of the Corps beneficial training for life beyond the Academy’s walls. Cadets leave the Academy orderly, prompt, courteous, and self-confident. Our Military Academy puts cadets — “One Step Ahead.”

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One Step ahead

Since 1889

Founded in 1889, the New York Military Academy provides both discipline and a solid education putting it “One Step Ahead.”  A NYMA education develops a cadet’s mind, body and character building the foundation for continued education and leadership. Patriotism, determination, and pride are all parts of a cadet’s daily life.  The Academy, the center of learning,  with its etymology dating back to Ancient Greece, instills a solid education.  The curriculum individually laid out for each cadet, charts the course of instruction.  This education is interlocked with military discipline, which provides the Cadets of the Corps beneficial training for life beyond the Academy’s walls.  Cadets leave the Academy orderly, prompt, courteous, and self-confident.  Our Military Academy puts cadets — “One Step Ahead.”

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