Fishburne Military School

225 S. Wayne Avenue,
Waynesboro, VA 22980
Tel: 800-946-7773
Gr: (Boarding) 7-12, PG | 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 1909
Campus Size 9 acres 124 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 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

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$28,000 $48,520
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$15,240 $26,800
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Director of Admissions Mr. Cedrick Broadhurst  
Associate Director of Admissions Joan M. Byrne  

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 20 25
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:

  • 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 Students Grades
  • CharlottesvilleMiller School of Albemarle
     
    1000 Samuel Miller Loop
    CharlottesvilleVA22903
    434-823-4805
    11.3 mi | 185 students | Gr. 8-12
  • StauntonStuart Hall School
     
    235 West Frederick Street
    StauntonVA24401
    (888)306-8926
    11.5 mi | 300 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
  • CharlottesvilleSt. Anne's-Belfield School
     
    2132 Ivy Road
    CharlottesvilleVA22903
    434-296-5106
    20.6 mi | 886 students | Gr. Pre-K-12
  • St. GeorgeBlue Ridge School
     
    273 Mayo Drive
    St. GeorgeVA22935
    434-985-2811
    22.9 mi | 195 students | Gr. 9-12
  • TroyOakland School
     
    128 Oakland Farm Way
    TroyVA22974
    434-293-9059
    30.6 mi | 45 students | Gr. 1-8
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