5.00 (2 reviews)225 S. Wayne Avenue
Waynesboro, VA 22980
Gr: (Boarding) 7-12 | 170 students
With a college preparatory curriculum administered in a structured, small and caring environment, FMS boasts a 100% college-acceptance rate.
Through social outlets such as dances, mixers and more, Fishburne Military School provides positive social experiences for tomorrow's leaders.
As an Army JROTC Honor Unit with Distinction, Fishburne Military School may nominate qualified cadets for admission to any of the US Service Academies.
FMS offers thirteen varsity sports to provide young men with athletic opportunities that may not exist for them at larger schools.
Fishburne proudly sponsors chapters of the National Honor Society and Nation Junior Honor society to foster and promote academic excellence and pride.
Fishburne Military School's Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) initiative is providing young men with academic opportunities that are hands-on, fun and constructive.
At Fishburne, young men learn discipline and leadership skills that will serve them throughout their lives.
Newly renovated labs and classrooms, along with state-of-the-art equipment, provide Fishburne cadets with a ladder to success unlike any other.
"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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2016 School Data
|Fishburne Military||Boarding School Avg.|
|School Focus||College-Prep Military||College Preparatory|
|Campus Size||9 acres||120 acres|
|Enrollment||170 students||298 students|
|% Students of Color||
|% International Students||
|% Students Boarding||
|Average SAT Score||n/a||* National Avg. »View|
|Offers Post-Grad Year||No||No|
Academics and Faculty
|Frequency of Saturday Classes||Less than once a month||Weekly|
|Classroom Dress Code||Formal
|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||
|Summer Program Offered||Yes||Yes|
|Merit Scholarships Offered||Yes||No|
|Application Deadline||None / Rolling||Jan. 15|
|Director of Admissions||Mr. Cedrick Broadhurst|
|Associate Director of Admissions||Joan M. Byrne|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|# Interscholastic Sports Offered||13||14|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling|
|Total Extracurricular Organizations||15||23|
|Extracurriculars||Academic Bowl, Band, Boy Scouts, Color Guard, CyberPatriot, Drill Team, JV Football, JV Soccer, Key Club, National Honor Society, Raiders, Robotics Club, Rocketry Club, Student Newspaper, Yearbook|
|Year:||10 Most Popular College Choices (# Enrolled)|
|Link to Matriculation Data|
- 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
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