Valley Forge Military Academy

1001 Eagle Road,
Wayne, PA, 19087-0190
Tel: (610)989-1300
Grades: 7 - 12 | 234 students
Founded in 1928, Valley Forge features an all male college-preparatory boarding school and a co-educational two-year transfer college located in Wayne, Pennsylvania.
Valley Forge provides students with an educational experience built on five cornerstones.
A Valley Forge education is rooted in quality academic programs and supported by leadership responsibilities, character development, personal motivation, and strong athletic and extracurricular opportunities.
Our mission is to educate cadets, within an academic and military environment to be fully prepared for their responsibilities as citizen leaders who are mentally alert, sound in body, considerate of others and possessed of the highest sense of duty, honor, loyalty and courage; and to foster the love of God and country, high moral standards and strong character traits that will make all a credit to themselves, their families, their alma mater, and their country.

School Overview

School Type Military School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Institute for Independent Education
National Independent Private Schools Association
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Delaware Valley Independent Schools (ADVIS)
Association of Military Colleges and Schools
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1928

Student Body

Total Students 234 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 18%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade Valley Forge Military Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 1%
Number of AP Courses 6 courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $22,855
Tuition Notes Room and Board: $10025 Mandatory Fees: $7465
% on Financial Aid 69%
Average Financial Aid Grant $6,000
Admissions Director Commander Buck Buchanan, USN (Ret)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 20 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Boxing, Cross Country, Drill Team, Equestrian, Fencing, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Riflery, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Weightlifting, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BoxingCross Country,
Drill TeamEquestrian,
FencingFootball,
GolfLacrosse,
MarksmanshipRiflery,
RugbySoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWeightlifting,
Winter TrackWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Admissions Ambassadors, Boxing, Boy Scouts of America, Chess Club, Community Service Club, Drum & Bugle Corps, Environmental Club, Fencing, Ice Hockey, Jewish Fellowship, Legionnaire (Cadet Paper), Paintball Club, Regimental Band, Regimental Choir, Student Government Boxing, Chess Club, Fencing, Ice Hockey, Paintball Club, Admissions Ambassadors,
Boy Scouts of America,
Community Service Club,
Drum & Bugle Corps,
Environmental Club,
Jewish Fellowship,
Legionnaire (Cadet Paper),
Regimental Band,
Regimental Choir,
Student Government,

School Notes:

  • Founded in 1928, Valley Forge features an all-male college-preparatory boarding school and a co-educational two-year transfer college located in Wayne, Pennsylvania. Valley Forge provides students with an educational experience built on five cornerstones. A Valley Forge education is rooted in quality academic programs and supported by leadership responsibilities, character development, personal motivation, and strong athletic and extracurricular opportunities. Our mission is to educate cadets, within an academic and military environment to be fully prepared for their responsibilities as citizen leaders who are mentally alert, sound in body, considerate of others and possessed of the highest sense of duty, honor, loyalty and courage; and to foster the love of God and country, high moral standards and strong character traits that will make all a credit to themselves, their families, their alma mater, and their country.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Woodlynde School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heritage School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Heritage School (0.4 miles away)
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