Fishburne Military School

5.00 5 1 (5 reviews)
Tel: 1-800-946-7773
225 S. Wayne Avenue
Waynesboro, VA 22980
  • "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.
  • 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. . .
  • College of William and Mary
    Fishburne is small and compact. All classes are small so that everybody knows everybody else. At present the entire campus contains a total of five buildings which includes the Alumni House. It. . .
  • UNC Charlotte
    It is a small school, and after just a few weeks everyone pretty much will know everyone else, or at least their last name. That knowledge includes faculty and staff knowing each cadet, even. . .
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Definition of Terms 
2016 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
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1879 1910
Campus Size 9 acres 105 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 170 students 298 students
% Students of Color
23%
20%
% International Students
8%
20%
% Students Boarding
94%
67%
Average SAT Score n/a * National Avg. »View
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
(Military Uniform)
Casual
Average Class Size 10 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:8 1:7
ESL Courses Offered No Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
45%
70%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$35,400 $52,450
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$16,500 $28,400
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 15 23
ExtracurricularsAcademic Bowl, Band, Boy Scouts, Color Guard, CyberPatriot, Drill Team, JV Football, JV Soccer, Key Club, National Honor Society, Raiders, Robotics Club, Rocketry Club, Student Newspaper, Yearbook

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 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. Visit our web site for information or to schedule a tour
  • Fishburne Military School's Corps of Cadets is designated as a US Army JROTC Honor Unit with Distinction..
  • 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, AdvancED, TABS, AMCSUS
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