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Valley Forge Military Academy

Head of School:Mrs. Sandra R. Young, MEd
Map1001 Eagle Rd.
Wayne, PA 19087
610-989-1200
    Categories:
  • Independent School

Description:

Both an academic and military environment, VFMAC builds leaders by developing the whole person. Our international reputation is based on a foundation that is summarized by Five Cornerstones: academic excellence, character development, personal motivation, physical development, and leadership. The goal of the five cornerstones is to help students reach their academic potential and to achieve success not only in the classroom, but beyond the classroom as well. From its cadet leadership ranks to the rifle club to its award winning equestrian program, VFMAC teaches students leadership and responsibility in practical ways.

Points of Pride: Class of 2017: Three graduates were accepted and are attending three of the five Federal Service Academies. Ninety-right percent of the Class of 2017 are pursuing higher education at colleges and universities across the country. Thirty-three percent of our population are International students.

High School Specifics

Highlights of student college acceptances for 2017:U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy- West Point, Drexel University, The Citadel, Temple University, Virginia Military Institute, Norwich University

HS Short Description

Boys' military school with tradition of fostering personal growth through academic excellence, character & physical development, personal motivation & leadership.

Additional Information:

Select State: PA
County: Delaware
Grades of School: 7-8
9-12
Boarding school?: yes
Gender: Boys
Enrollment: 300
Students per teacher: Average class size: 12
Tuition: $27,475 (MS Day), $28, 975 (HS Day), $43,475 (MS Boarding), $45,975 (HS Boarding)
Financial aid offered?: yes
College prep: # of AP/Honors/IB courses offered: 3 AP
World languages taught and year in which instruction begins: Chinese, French, Latin, Spanish - 7
Extracurricular Activities: Instrumental music
Sports
Vocal music
Some special needs accommodated>: yes
Summer program?: yes
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