Fishburne Military School

225 S. Wayne Avenue
Waynesboro, VA 22980
Tel: 1-800-946-7773
Gr: (Boarding) 7-12 | 170 students
"Fishburne Military School has been helping young men in grades 7 - 12 live up to their full potential for over 135 years through individualized attention both in and out of the classroom, a small student to teacher ratio of 8 to 1 and by building confidence and character through scholastic and extracurricular activities.
Enrolling fewer than 200 students, Fishburne Military School takes the potential in a young man and helps turn it into achievement.
The Corps of Cadets at Fishburne Military School is recognized by the US Army JROTC Cadet Command as an Honor Unit With Distinction.".

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Definition of Terms 
2015 School Data
Fishburne Military Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College-Prep Military College Preparatory
Grades Offered 7-12 7-12
School Type All-boys Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1879 1910
Campus Size 9 acres 120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 170 students 300 students
% Students of Color
23%
20%
% International Students
8%
20%
% Students Boarding
94%
67%
Average SAT Score n/a * National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes Yes No
Frequency of Saturday Classes Less than once a month Weekly
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Military Uniform)
Casual
Average Class Size 10 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:8 1:7
ESL Courses Offered No Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
45%
67%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$32,900 $49,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$13,250 $28,400
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Director of AdmissionsMr. Cedrick Broadhurst
Associate Director of AdmissionsJoan M. Byrne

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 14 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Markmanship, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 15 24
ExtracurricularsAcademic Bowl, Band, Boy Scouts of America, Color Guard, CyberPatriots, Drill Teams, JV Football, JV Soccer, Key Club, National Honor Society, Raiders, Robotics Club, Rocketry Club, Student Newspaper, Yearbook

College Matriculation

Year: 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes:

  • Fishburne Military School has been helping young men in grades 7 - 12 live up to their full potential for over 134 years through individualized attention both in and out of the classroom, a small student to teacher ratio of 8 to 1 and by building confidence and character through scholastic and extracurricular activities.
  • Enrolling fewer than 200 students, Fishburne Military School takes the potential in a young man and helps turn it into achievement. Visit our web site for information or to schedule a tour
  • Fishburne Military School's Corps of Cadets is designated as a US Army JROTC Honor Unit with Distinction..
  • Fishburne is situated in the picturesque mountains of Virginia in the City of Waynesboro just an hour and a half from Richmond, VA.
  • Graduates from Fishbure Military School become leaders in their chosen industry and/or career and in the communities in which they live. One of our most well known alumni is Virginia Governor Gerald L. Baliles.
  • School accreditations: SACS, VAIS, AdvancED, TABS, AMCSUS

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is Miller School of Albemarle (11.3 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grades: 8-12, PG | 185 students 11.3 mi1000 Samuel Miller Loop
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-823-4805
    11.38-12, PG185
  • Stuart Hall School
    (Episcopal)
    Grades: 8-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | 300 students
    11.5 mi235 West Frederick Street
    StauntonVA 24401
    540-213-3746
    11.58-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
    300
  • Grades: 9-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
     | 886 students
    20.6 mi2132 Ivy Road
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-296-5106
    20.69-12

    Pre-K-12 (day)
    886
  • Blue Ridge School
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    Grades: 9-12 | 195 students 22.9 mi273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    434-985-2811
    22.99-12195
  • Grades: 3-8

    1-8 (day)
     | 45 students
    30.6 mi128 Oakland Farm Way
    TroyVA 22974
    434-293-9059
    30.63-8

    1-8 (day)
    45
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