Fishburne Military School

255 South Wayne Avenue
Waynesboro, VA 22980-0229
Tel: (800)946-7773
Grades: 7-12 | 169 students
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Fishburne Military School
Fishburne Military School is a private all boys boarding and day school for grades 7 through 12 & PG Basketball- turning potential into achievement since 1879.
Fishburne overlooks the city of Waynesboro in the picturesque Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
Distinguished as the oldest and smallest of Virginia's Military Schools, we offer individualized attention in a caring, family oriented environment.
Class size averages 8-10 students per instructor, ensuring each Fishburne Cadet receives the academic instruction and supervision necessary for a well-rounded education.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Military Colleges and Schools
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1879

Student Body

Total Students 169 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Fishburne Military School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(cadet uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $29,200
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions Director Cedrick Broadhurst
Admissions Associate Joan Byrne

School Notes

  • Fishburne Military School is the oldest and smallest of all military schools for boys in Virginia. Its college-prep curriculum is built upon the structure of an Army JROTC program. Boasting a 100% college-acceptance rate for the past 10 consecutive years, FMS has also been designated as a JROTC Honor Unit with Distinction and may nominate qualified candidates to the United States Service Academics. Fishburne hosts one of only four Summer JROTC programs in the nation, accredited by US Army Cadet Command. For more information visit www.fishburne.org.

Profile last updated: 05/30/2016

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Attended 1969-1970. Went to the Led Zeplin Concert. Alice Cooper is still playing and will be in Richmond soon Tuesday, October 22, 2013 at 6:30 PM @ The National in Richmond, Virginia
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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $9,862 for elementary schools and $15,488 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).