Massanutten Academy

614 South Main St.
Woodstock, VA 22664-0226
     Tel: (540)459-2167
Grades: 7 - 12 | 159 students
Massanutten Academy is a coeducational college preparatory school for grades 7 through 12 and one postgraduate year.
We also offer a military format for our summer school program.
Massanutten Academy's mission is to provide a structured learning environment that produces confident, capable, productive citizens who are prepared for leadership and service.
Our mission is established on the founding motto of the Academy, "Non Nobis Solum" ("Not for ourselves alone"), and based on the principles of Courage, Purity, and Industry.  Our website is: 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Military Colleges and Schools
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1899

Student Body

Total Students 159 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Massanutten Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 10 students
Number of AP Courses 4 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP: Biology, AP: English, AP: US Government, AP: US History, Honors: English, Honors: History, Honors: Math, Honors: Science, 
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Cadet uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $31,500
% on Financial Aid 50%
Admissions Director Sarajane Trier
Admissions Associate Sarah Peer


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Fencing, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Color Guard, Community Service, Drama, Highland Bagpipe & Drumming, Interact Club, JROTC Raiders, Journalism, Yearbook Club Art, Color Guard, Drama, Interact Club, JROTC Raiders, Journalism, Yearbook Club, Community Service,
Highland Bagpipe & Drumming,

School Notes:

  • “It's Your be an Everyday Hero"
  • Massanutten Academy is proud to have partnered with the Heroic Imagination Project (HIP). Our cadets are taking part in this cutting-edge curriculum centered on social awareness and personal development as a part of everyday life both in and out of the classroom. MA is the first boarding school in the world to embrace this program and implement it as an on-campus culture.
  • Outcomes from this experience include increased academic and social success, as well as the opportunity for involvement with community projects and outreach. Becoming a leader/mentor of the HIP principles will provide an important differentiating factor on your college applications. The project is acknowledged and endorsed by a variety of high profile institutions such as Harvard, Stanford, and Berkeley. By attending Massanutten you'll be contributing to research at these colleges, international conferences, and professional associations.
  • Additionally, you'll enjoy challenging academics, JROTC classes, a wide variety of athletic programs, and the opportunity to participate in unique programs like the Highland Bagpipe and Drum band.
  • We're a boarding school so we know that an education doesn't just take place in the classroom. We'll help you to create an individualized personal development plan that will focus on your future. An adult mentor will meet with you several times each week to ensure success across campus. Progress is charted and communicated home regularly.
  • Come to MA and make a difference in your own life and the lives of others. Become an everyday hero.
  • Please visit us online at or by planning a trip to our historic campus in Woodstock, VA.   MMA is just 90 minutes west of Washington, D.C.   We are currently enrolling students the 2013-14 school year!
  • For more information, please e-mail or call 540-459-2167, ext 1.
  • MA is fully accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).  We are also a member of TABS (The Association of Baording Schools) and AMCSUS (Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States)

Profile last updated: 12/19/2013

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