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Fishburne Military School.jpg
A school for children run as part of a country's military
Group: military
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Useful combination
Status: in use

The military=school tag is used to tag a military school whose purpose is the education of children in a military context.

Education institutions for members of the military service, often known as military academies, should instead be tagged as military=academy.


It is unclear whether schools tagged as military=school must be run as part of a country's military service, with students being cadet members of the military and instruction being provided by members of the military (regular or reserve), or whether schools simply sponsored by a military service are also covered by this tag.

How to map

Draw the outline area of the area, either as a single building or entire campus, depending on the institution.

The landuse=military tag should only be used for sites run by a country's military.

See also