You have found a special place where young men are challenged and prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Since 1898, Lyman Ward has educated young people from Alabama, 49 other states, and many other nations. Our alumni serve throughout the world.
A small school, on purpose, Lyman Ward offers a fully accredited college preparatory education in a structured environment of challenge and support. Average class sizes of 10 cadets foster a great deal of faculty-student interaction. Faculty and staff serve as mentors and advisers to cadets, and strive to bring out the best in each individual.
What makes us different? We are a school that changes lives. Lyman Ward's experienced faculty and staff are dedicated to helping cadets prepare for college and life by identifying and strengthening their knowledge, skills, and talents. Here, cadets discover what is important in life, and what they have to offer the world.
We invite you to visit our campus and welcome the opportunity to meet you and your family in person. For us, working with young men is a sacred trust, a high calling. At its best, Lyman Ward is a place of transformation, an experience that will challenge and prepare a young man for the rest of his life.
Colonel Bill Jenrette, President LWMA