Valley Forge Military Academy

1001 Eagle Rd
Wayne, PA 19087-0190
Tel: (610)989-1300
Grades: 7-12 | 292 students
Founded in 1928, VFMA has a long tradition of instilling values and building self-confidence to prepare tomorrow’s leaders.
VFMA is an independent, private, college preparatory school for boys in grades 6-12.
The Academy offers college preparatory academics, credentialed faculty, competitive PIAA athletics, and individual attention, providing cadets with an environment focused on their academic success.
VFMAC President Dr. Stacey Sauchuk notes, “The education at the Academy builds minds and character, providing a solid, education alternative that prepares young men for college.” 95% of Academy graduates enter college after high school.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 292 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Valley Forge Military Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 8 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $43,675
Tuition Notes Tuition: $28,975 Room: $8150 Dining: $6,550
% on Financial Aid
69%
Average Financial Aid Grant $6,000
Acceptance Rate
78%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jamieson Bilella
Admissions Associate Erica Diaz

Sports

Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Drill Team, Equestrian, Football, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Track and Field, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDrill Team,
EquestrianFootball,
LacrosseMarksmanship,
RiflerySoccer,
SwimmingTrack and Field,
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, VFMA has a long tradition of instilling values and building self-confidence to prepare tomorrow’s leaders. VFMA is an independent, private, college preparatory school for boys in grades 6-12. The Academy offers college preparatory academics, credentialed faculty, competitive PIAA athletics, and individual attention, providing cadets with an environment focused on their academic success. VFMAC President Dr. Stacey Sauchuk notes, “The education at the Academy builds minds and character, providing a solid, education alternative that prepares young men for college.” 95% of Academy graduates enter college after high school.
  • Valley Forge Military Academy and College is an international leadership institution, comprised of a middle school, high school, and college. Located in Wayne, PA, 12 miles from Philadelphia, VFMAC offers commuting and boarding options. Students are immersed in a unique educational experience centered on academic excellence, personal motivation, and character that helps them reach their academic potential to achieve success in the classroom and beyond. From its cadet leadership ranks to the rifle club to its award winning equestrian program, VFMAC teaches students leadership and responsibility in practical ways.

Profile last updated: 05/28/2015

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