St. John's Military School for boys is located in Salina, KS. Military school provides a learning environment for boys and young men to develop leadership and academic skills. The mission of St. John's Military School is to provide each Cadet with the opportunity to grow spiritually, morally, intellectually, and physically, and preparing them for the rest of their life.
This is achieved through a rigorous academic environment complemented by a structured campus life, promoting the development of personal qualities such as personal graces, confidence, respect, high moral character, and leadership values that will be indispensable to them in their future years.
Through the foresight and efforts of an Episcopal Bishop, the Right Reverend Elisha Smith Thomas, and a group of prominent Salina businessmen, St. John’s Military School for boys opened in 1887. These men recognized the need for a disciplined educational and living environment for young boys and established a military school to be operated under church auspices. In the more than 125 years since, St. John’s Military School for boys has helped raise young men into outstanding leaders.