Fishburne Military School
- Fishburne Military School offers young men from across the United States and around 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.
- Fishburne Military School featured in The Washington Post - 08/29/2020 - The Washington Post recently visited the campus of Fishburne Military School to report on its accommodations for in-person instruction during the coronavirus pandemic. As the newspaper notes, "So far, it's ...moreworking"--thanks in part to the school's small size, investment in safety, and self-discipline among students. hide
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- Salisbury University I went to two different military academies during my stint at boarding schools, Massanutten Military Academy and Fishburne. I can say without a doubt that the fact that Fishburne was an all male school had. . .
- 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. . .
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|Definition of Terms|
| 2020 School Data
|Fishburne Military||Boarding School Avg.|
|School Focus||College-Prep Military||College Preparatory|
|Campus Size||9 acres||120 acres|
|Enrollment||150 students||310 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|
|# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered||11||18|
|ESL Courses Offered||Yes||Yes|
|% Faculty with Advanced Degree|
|Summer Program Offered||Yes||Yes|
|Summer Program Cost||$4,090|
(Includes uniforms, room & board, academics and athletics, laundry, haircuts.)
(Various scholarships and considerations)
|Tuition international students||$38,000||$52,900|
|Merit Scholarships Offered||Yes||No|
|Application Deadline||None / Rolling||Jan. 15|
|Director of Admissions||Ms. Samantha Reed|
|Associate Director of Admissions||Joan M. Byrne|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
AP / Advanced Courses
|# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered||11||18|
|Courses||Advanced Trigonometry Functions, Algebra II, Biology, Calculus, Calculus II, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Government, History 10, Pre-Calculus|
|# Interscholastic Sports Offered||16||16|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Drill Team, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Wrestling|
|Total Extracurricular Organizations||15||24|
|Extracurriculars||Club 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
- Fishburne Military School is a highly inclusive university preparatory learning community that recognizes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) offering 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. We are also on the Amtrak line to Washington DC and points north.The smaller size of Fishburne creates the close, dependable family structure in which young men. We invite applications throughout the year.
- Fishburne Military School accreditations: SACS, VAIS, AdvancED, TABS, AMCSUS
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Several things make boarding school special. The learning, the community, the sports. All these and more.
A private school in its infancy is quite different from the mature community it becomes over time. I wonder what the founders of these five schools would think about them today. I bet they would be very proud of their creations.
Sending our children off to boarding school in the fall of 2020 raises questions about their safety and other corona virus issues. We address some of your concerns here.