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 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..."

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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, PG 8-12
School Type All-boys Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1879 1908
Campus Size 9 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 170 students 300 students
% Students of Color 23% 18%
% International Students 8% 20%
% Students Boarding 94% 67%
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1320 - 1570 -
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes Yes No
Frequency of Saturday Classes Weekly 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


Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$28,000 $47,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$15,240 $26,110
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No


Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Director of Admissions Mr. Cedrick Broadhurst  
Associate Director of Admissions Patrick Shiflett  


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 13 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling


Total Extracurricular Organizations 20 24
ExtracurricularsArmed Drill Team, Band, Battalion Staff, Boy Scouts of America, Chorus, Color Guard, Drama Club, Honor Council, Honor Guard, Interact Club, Key Club, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Presidential Physical Fitness, Raiders, Rifle Team, Skiing/Snowboarding Club, Unarmed Drill Team, Weightlifting, Yearbook

School Notes:

  • School accreditations: SACS, VAIS

Nearby Schools:

The nearest school is Stuart Hall School (11.5 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • StauntonStuart Hall School
    235 West Frederick Street
    11.5 mi | 300 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
  • CharlottesvilleSt. Anne's-Belfield School
    2132 Ivy Road
    20.6 mi | 873 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
  • St. GeorgeBlue Ridge School
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA22935
    22.9 mi | 195 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Woodberry ForestWoodberry Forest School
    241 Woodberry Station
    Woodberry ForestVA22989
    44.8 mi | 408 students | Gr. 9-12
  • LynchburgVirginia Episcopal School
    400 V.E.S. Road
    45.4 mi | 230 students | Gr. 9-12
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