Hargrave Military Academy

  • Located in Southwest Virginia, Hargrave Military Academy is a premier college prep school that utilizes the military model to promote structure, accountability and character.
  • Hargrave offers a 'How to Study' program, discipline, and challenging college preparatory classes in a meaningful, structured environment for each student. The "whole-person" is addressed at Hargrave.
  • Development of personal responsibility, fitness, academic grades and moral character are important goals for each Cadet.
  • Opportunities for personal achievement lead each Cadet to a more successful, rewarding life.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Baptist Association of Christian Schools (SBACS)
Association of Military Colleges and Schools
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Year Founded 1909
Summer School Offered Yes
Summer Program Cost $4,300
Summer Program Cost Notes Tuition covers 4 weeks of classes, room & board and uniforms.
Summer Program Details Link to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students 233 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Hargrave Military Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 5 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Military uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $38,300
Tuition Notes Tuition also includes room & board and uniforms.
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant $7,000
Admissions Director Thomas Messinger
Admissions Associate Lawrence Robinson

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Marksmanship, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseMarksmanship,
RiflerySoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldWeightlifting,
Wrestling

School Notes

  • Located in Southwest Virginia, Hargrave Military Academy is a private boarding school with Christian values serving boys from grades seven to one postgraduate year. Hargrave offers a 'How to Study' program, discipline, and challenging college preparatory classes in a meaningful, structured environment for each student. The "whole-person" is addressed at Hargrave. Development of personal responsibility, fitness, academic grades and moral character are important goals for each Cadet. Opportunities for personal achievement lead each Cadet to a more successful, rewarding life.

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