Military Schools For Children

Is the behavior of your child causing chaos in your family life?

Have you seen your child display any of the self-destructive behaviors listed below?

  • Drug Abuse
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Lack of Motivation
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
  • Abrupt Change in Personality
  • Adoption Issues
  • Uncontrollable Anger
  • Manipulative
  • Skips School
  • Lying – Stealing
  • You can’t make me, attitude
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Legal Problems
  • Family Conflict
  • Cutting – Self-Harm
  • Substance Abuse
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Fighting – Violence
  • Can’t Keep Friends
  • Grades Have Fallen
  • School Suspensions
  • Gang Involvement
  • Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Runs Away
  • Depression
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Sexually Active
  • Blatant Disregard of Rules
  • Hanging With the Wrong Crowd
  • Attempted or Threats of Suicide
  • Bullying
  • Smoking
  • I hate you, attitude
  • Poor Emotional Control
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Never at Fault
  • Eating Disorder (Anorexia, Bulimia)
  • Withdrawn From Family


Military schools for children are specifically designed to help children who are having serious behavioral problems. These schools are much stricter than regular schools and so are able and willing to take in students that would not be accepted in a regular private or public school. Military schools provide an academic education but they also teach children important lessons on self discipline, bucking negative peer pressure and respect for those in authority.

There are many factors to consider when choosing a military school. First of all, a parent should read the school rules very carefully and be sure that he or she understands and is in agreement with the rules set down for parental visits and in-school discipline. These rules vary from school to school but will almost certainly be much stricter than any parent’s own discipline standard for his or her child.

Cost is yet another very important factor to consider. Generally speaking, sending a child to a military school can cost a parent up to $5,000 a month or even more. Fortunately, some schools offer financial aid for parents with a limited budget and this aid can drastically reduce the otherwise high cost of sending a child to a military school.

The quality of education that will be received at the school should also be considered. Ideally, the school should be accredited so that it will be easy for the child to transition from the school into a regular school at the end of a year or semester. Parent will also want to find out how much experience the school teachers have, what sort of certification they have received and other pertinent questions.

Making the decision to put a child in a military school is no small matter. It can naturally be emotionally trying for parent to make the decision to seek a child’s enrollment in such a school and doing so should often be seen as a last resort.

Those who are not sure which school would be the best option can call us for a free consultation.