Our Mission

St. John’s Northwestern Leadership Academies prepares boys and girls to become young adults who can achieve their best personal potential for lifetime success by immersing them in a disciplined environment that inspires increased personal growth through core commitments to excellence in Academics, Spiritual and Character Development, Leadership Skills, and Athletics/Wellness. 


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Life On Campus

Life at St. John’s Northwestern offers variety and fun for cadets, whether they’re here as boarding or day students.

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Recent News

Cadet News

St. John’s Northwestern Cadets Receive Accolades at National Military School Band and Choir Festival

Annual Festival Brings Together the Best Military School Musicians Eleven cadets from St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy (SJNMA) in Delafield, Wisconsin, participated in the 44th annual Military School Band and Choir Festival at Randolph-Macon Academy in Front Royal, Virginia, from February 21-23, 2020. SJNMA has participated in the festival for 13 years, which brings together

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Academy Events

St. John’s Northwestern Cadet Fun Day

Much laughter and fun was had during Cadet Fun Day on February 25! Thank you to all faculty and staff who held games, contributed to the bake sale, and participated in the pep rally. Thank you to SJNMA Parents Club for decorating Welles Dining Hall and donating raffle prizes. To view photos of the entire day, visit

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Academy Events

Summer Programs Provide Active, Leadership Experience

St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy (SJNMA) in Delafield, Wisconsin, offers a variety of summer experiences to motivate and challenge children while having fun. St. John’s Northwestern offers program options for boys and girls in grades 1-12 with an overnight option available for middle and high school campers. Academic OPS (June 28-August 1, 2020) – Five-week

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Podziemski scores 1,000th point in SJNMA’s win

DELAFIELD — In just his 41st game, Brandin Podziemski surpassed 1,000 career points to lead the St. John’s Northwestern boys basketball team to an 88-85 nonconference victory over West Allis Central on Saturday. Read the full story at the Waukesha Freeman

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Upcoming Events
Sun 14

Alpha Lacrosse Camp (14-16 June)

June 14June 16
Tue 16

Lacrosse Day Camp

June 16June 18
Sun 28
Sun 28

Summer OPS Registration

June 28 @ 10:0012:00
Jul 17

Lacrosse Tournament (Planning)

July 17July 19
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