Fishburne Military School

5.00 5 1 (5 reviews)
225 S. Wayne Avenue
Waynesboro, VA 22980
  • Fishburne Military School offers young men from across the United States and across the world a structured safe environment that strongly encourages honor, integrity, personal responsibility and respect for everyone.
  • With robust academics that focus upon STEM and university preparation, Fishburne Military School features small classes where students from all cultures exchange ideas.
  • Highly respected award winning athletics program where everyone plays. Only two and a half hours drive from Washington DC, Fishburne Military School is located in the beautiful safe Shenandoah Valley of Virginia close to major highways and airports.
  • 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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  • North Carolina State University
    One aspect that Fishburne fostered was brotherhood. Every guy there was your brother. You leaned on your brothers and faced adversity together and that is what made that school and the relationships that I built. . .
  • West virginia university
    Army JROTC which has held highest level of distinction for over 20 years due to stellar scores on annual RFI. Outstanding teachers and educational experience. Amazing alumni support. Small classroom and. . .
  • UNC
    It is difficult for me to answer this question concisely, as there are numerous things unique to Fishburne Military School. I attended Fishburne during the mid 80's, however what was relevant to me then remains. . .
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Definition of Terms 
2018 School Data
Fishburne MilitaryBoarding School Avg.
School FocusCollege-Prep MilitaryCollege Preparatory
Grades Offered7-129-12
School TypeAll-boysCo-ed
Religious AffiliationNon-denominationalNon-denominational
Year Founded18791910
Campus Size9 acres105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment150 students313 students
% Students of Color
23%
22%
% International Students
13%
20%
% Students Boarding
94%
67%
Average SAT Scoren/a* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad YearNoNo

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYesNo
Frequency of Saturday ClassesMonthlyWeekly
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Military Uniform)
Casual
Average Class Size10 students12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio1:81:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1117
ESL Courses OfferedYesYes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
50%
70%
Summer Program OfferedYesYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$37,500
(Various scholarships and considerations)
$54,950
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$16,500
(Tuition consideration for sons of military. Single Payment. Alumni. Band. )
$30,155
Tuition international students$38,000$49,375
Merit Scholarships OfferedYesNo

Admission

Application DeadlineNone / RollingJan. 15
SSAT RequiredNoYes
Acceptance Rate
85%
55%
Director of AdmissionsMs. Suzanne Ryan
Associate Director of AdmissionsJoan M. Byrne

Course Listings

List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered1117
CoursesAlgebra II, Advanced Trigonometry Functions, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Calculus II, History 10, Government, Biology,, Chemistry, Environmental Science

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered1615
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations1524
ExtracurricularsClub or Organization:
Boy Scouts, Color Guard, CyberPatriot, Drill Team, Nautilus, Raiders, Robotics Club, Rocketry Club, Saber Club, Swift Water Rescue

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Student Newspaper, Yearbook

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Proctors (student leaders), Rock/Ice Climbing

College Matriculation

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

School Notes

  • Fishburne Military School is a highly inclusive university preparatory learning community that recognizes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) offer young men a distinct advantage in global competition. We emphasize honor, integrity, personal responsibility and respect for everyone as values of true leadership. The intent of our faculty and staff is to provide a competitive high school curriculum that meets the requirements of the best colleges and universities. Together with an array of athletics, the days of our cadets are very full.
  • JROTC provides the military structure and organization which will serve our Cadets as they enter the business world or military service. Fishburne prides itself on awarding an outstanding applicant the annual Leadership for Life scholarship; this award fully supports the cadet throughout his years at Fishburne. The details of Leadership for Life are on the Fishburne website at https://www.fishburne.org/leadershipforlifescholars      
  • Set in the beautiful and safe Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Fishburne is an easy two and a half hour drive from Washington DC and just thirty minutes west of historic Charlottesville. The smaller size of Fishburne creates the close dependable family structure young men thrive in. We invite applications from all nationalities throughout the year.
  • Fishburne Military School accreditations: SACS, VAIS, AdvancED, TABS, AMCSUS

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