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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:

Established in 1928, Valley Forge Military Academy is an international leadership institute, comprised of a middle school and college preparatory high school for boys, accredited by the Middle States Commission. Located in Wayne, Pa, VFMA offers day, and boarding options. The campus environment is defined by the application of a military model that prepares students to lead and inspire others beyond graduation in a complex and competitive global environment. At VFMA, students are immersed in a unique educational experience anchored on five cornerstones: academic excellence, personal motivation, character development, physical development and leadership. These cornerstones are the foundation for cadets reaching their academic potential to achieve success in the classroom and beyond.

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: 250
Students per teacher: Average class size: 12
Tuition: $27,475 (MS Day), $28, 975 (HS Day), $44,075 (MS Boarding), $45,575 (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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