Fishburne Military School

225 S. Wayne Avenue
Waynesboro, VA 22980
Tel: 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..."

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Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
Fishburne Military Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College-Prep Military College Preparatory
Grades Offered 7-12 9-12
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 125 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 170 students 295 students
% Students of Color 23% 19%
% International Students 8% 20%
% Students Boarding 94% 68%
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1320 - 1570 -
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 Casual
Average Class Size 10 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:8 1:7
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 45% 66%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$28,000 $48,520
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$15,240 $27,240
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 13 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 8 23
ExtracurricularsArmed, Band, Battalion, Boy, Chorus, Color, Drama, Honor

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 7 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 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

Nearby Schools:

The nearest boarding school is Miller School of Albemarle (11.3 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Charlottesville, VA
    1000 Samuel Miller Loop
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-823-4805
    11.3 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 185 students
  • Staunton, VA
    Stuart Hall School
    (Episcopal)
    235 West Frederick Street
    StauntonVA 24401
    540-213-3746
    11.5 mi | Gr. Pre-K-12 | 300 students
  • Charlottesville, VA
    2132 Ivy Road
    CharlottesvilleVA 22903
    434-296-5106
    20.6 mi | Gr. Pre-K-12 | 886 students
  • St. George, VA
    Blue Ridge School
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA 22935
    434-985-2811
    22.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 195 students
  • Fork Union, VA
    Fork Union Military Academy
    All-boys  (Baptist)
    P.O. 278, 4744 James Madison Hwy
    Fork UnionVA 23055
    1-800-GO-2-FUMA
    40.3 mi | Gr. 6-12 | 535 students
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