Howe Military Academy

Howe, Indiana, USA view map
Co-Ed, Episcopal

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Leadership training, academic, structured, diverse, global program with character-building best describes Howe. Class sizes are small with a student/teacher ratio of 8:1. Howe has a 90% college acceptance rate offering a dual-credit program. Howe's JROTC is an Honor School with distinction allowing students a special service academy nomination process. We offer sports such as football, soccer, lacrosse, basketball, baseball, and riflery. Financial aid is available. We now offer an ESL program. We have a unique military/academic, recreational activities, faith based summer camp for boys ages 9-15.

P.O. Box 240, 5755 North State Road 9, Howe, Indiana, USA 46746

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Director of Admission: Major Tam Haas
Admissions Phone:260-562-2131Toll-Free Admissions:888-462-4693Fax:260-562-3678
Email: Website:

  • Application Deadline: Rolling
  • Application Fee: $100
  • International Application Fee: $100
  • Accept TABS Admission Application: Yes
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  • Founded: 1884
  • Campus Size: 100 acres
  • Grades Offered: 6th-12th
  • Accredited by: NCA-CASI
Student Body
Grades 6th-12th
Grades 6th-12th
Girls     15 2 17
Boys     65 3 68
Total     80 5 85

Tuition and Financial Aid
  • 7-Day Boarding: $33,000
  • 5-Day Boarding: $26,094
  • Day Tuition Fee: $10,200
  • Payment Plans: Offered
  • Need-Based Aid: Offered
  • Students Receiving Aid: 35.00%
  • Average Awarded: $6,000

Department Director: David Watson

Average Class Size: 8

Full Time Teachers: 20

Teachers Holding Advanced Degrees: 25.00%

Student/Teacher Ratio: 8-1

Summer Programs Offered: Offered

Number of AP Courses Offered: 4

Advanced/Enrichment Programs
  • AP Courses
Support Programs
  • College Counseling
  • ESL: Intermediate
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Subject Tutoring
  • Technology Center
  • Honors
  • Speech, Composi tion, Mass Media History of Film
  • United States History
  • US Government, Geograp hy, Current Events
Foreign Languages:
  • Chinese-Mandarin
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Arabic
  • World Religions
Humanities/Social Sciences:
  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Anatomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Health
  • Physics
  • Forensics, Intr o to Physical Therapy
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Geometry
  • Business Math, Accounting, Pre-Calculus
Computer Studies:
  • Computer Applications
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Aided Design Comp. Graphics Web Design
  • Band
  • Choral Music
  • Music Appreciation
  • Music History
Performing/Visual Arts:
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Theater Arts
  • Cabinet & Furniture Making Electronical Systems
Special Programs:
  • Leadership
  • Rifle Team
Distinctive or New Programs:
  • Mechanical Engineering

AP Courses Available:
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Chemistry
  • English Language
  • US History

Department Director: George Douglass

Dorm Life

Number of Dorms: 4

Average Students Per Dorm: 25

No. of Girls Dorms: 1

No. of Boys Dorms: 3

Dorm Amenities:
Wireless Internet 
Vending Machines 
Laundry Service Outsourced 

Dress Code: Uniform

Student Life


  • Baseball field(s)
  • Basketball court(s)
  • Fitness Center
  • Volleyball court(s)
  • Sand volleyball court(s)
  • Football field
  • Indoor basketball court(s)
  • Indoor pool

Clubs and Organizations

  • Astronomy Club
  • Chess Club
  • Community Service
  • Debate Club
  • Drama Club
  • National Honor Society
  • Photography
  • Scouting
  • Student Activities
  • Student Government
  • Student Radio Station
  • Yearbook
  • Acolytes Color Guard Cannon Crew LIFE Raiders

Athletics Department Director: Evan Long

  • Choral Music
  • Drama Club
  • Theater
  • Marching Band
Interscholastic Sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Drill Team
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Rifle Team
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
Recreational Sports
  • Basketball
  • Horseback Riding
  • Weight Lifting

Department Director: Marina Hoover

College Information

Percentage of Graduates Who Attend College: 90.00%

Colleges attended in the past 5 years by our graduates:

Norwich University 2 graduates
Ohio University 3 graduates
Indiana University 5 graduates
Michigan State University 3 graduates
The Citadel 2 graduates
Penn State 2 graduates
Cornell 1 graduates
Butler 1 graduates

Middle Percentile of SAT Scores

25th percentile 75th percentile
Critical Reading NA NA
Mathematics NA NA
Writing NA NA

Notable Alumni

Web Hayes (Class of 1906) Admiral, Grandson of President Rutherford B. Hayes

William Ball (Class of 1911) VP Ball Brothers Company

Thomas Parker (Class of 1939) Inventor of the Ice Cream Drumstick

Gordon Wiles (Class of 1948) Director of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In

Dr. William Lee Kissick (Class of 1949) U.S. Public Health Service under President Kennedy and Johnson, drafted Medicare act 1965

Todd Herrick (Class of 1960) President of Tecumseh Products

William Frieder (Class of 1960) Former Head Basketball Coach at University of Michigan and Arizona State University

Richard McCully (Class of 1960) Federal Judge for Social Security Disability, Atlanta, GA

Tom Norman (Class of 1960) Federal Judge

Allen Paul (Class of 1963) Indiana State Senator

Quotes from Alumni

Summary: Howe Summer Camp is a unique blend of academics and recreational activities. Boys ages 9-15 (grades 4-9) attend either our 3 or 6 week residential camp. Campers attend morning classes in English and math. In the afternoon, they participate in a variety of challenging recreational activities such as swimming, boating, archery, riflery, high ropes, LEGO camp, fishing, basketball and SCUBA. Howe Camp is located on beautiful Cedar Lake. Howe is a Christian camp affiliated with the Episcopal Church. Traditional values, respect for authority and patriotism are encouraged. Howe is not a boot camp or reform school.

Department Director: David Paul

Howe Summer Camp

June 16, 2013 to July 26, 2013

Howe Summer Camp is a unique blend of academics and recreational activities. Boys ages 9-15 (grades 4-9) attend either 3 or 6 week residential camp. Campers attend classes in the morning classes and camp activities in the afternoon.

Registration Deadline: June 16, 2013
Financial Aid Available:  No
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