Fishburne Military School

255 South Wayne Avenue,
Waynesboro, VA, 22980-0229
Tel: (540)946-7700
Grades: 7 - 12 | 169 students
Fishburne Military School is a private all boys boarding 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 Type Military School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1897

Student Body

Total Students 169 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 31%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Fishburne Military School Students 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 $26,400
% on Financial Aid 30%
Admissions Director Brock Selkow

School Notes:

  • Fishburne Military School is a private all boys boarding 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 ten students per instructor, ensuring each Fishburne Cadet receives the academic instruction and supervision necessary for a well-rounded education.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Good Shepherd School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Good Shepherd School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Good Shepherd School (2.5 miles away)
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  • Waynesboro Good Shepherd School
    (Christian)
    109 Community Drive
    Waynesboro , VA , 22980
    (540)564-1838
    (Christian)
    2.5  mi  |  75  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Waynesboro
    Faith Primary School
    (Christian)
    19 Browns Ln
    Waynesboro , VA , 22980
    (540)942-1857
    (Christian)
    2.6  mi  |  17  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • Fishersville Staunton Montessori School
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    Po Box 925
    Fishersville , VA , 22939
    (540)949-5020
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    4.8  mi  |  100  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
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    Midway Bible Baptist Church School
    (Baptist)
    29 Midway Ln
    Fishersville , VA , 22939
    (540)943-1678
    (Baptist)
    4.8  mi  |  14  students  |  Gr.  1-12
  • Afton Afton Christian School
    (Christian)
    9357 Critzers Shop Rd
    Afton , VA , 22920
    (540)456-6853
    (Christian)
    5  mi  |  46  students  |  Gr.  K-9

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 07, 2013 - 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 - Posted by Student/Alumni

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