Fishburne Military School
All Boys | Full Boarding, 5-Day, Day, & International | Grades: 7 - 12
Waynesboro, VA, USA
Mission: The mission of Fishburne Military School is to provide each cadet with a sound academic foundation, a healthy mental and physical environment, and leadership training for a better understanding of the obligations of honor, citizenship, and self-discipline.T he small school on top of the hill was founded in 1879. FMS is oldest and smallest of all military schools in Virginia. Its college-prep curriculum is built upon the structure of an Army JROTC program. FMS is designated as a JROTC Honor Unit with Distinction and may nominate qualified candidates to the United States Service Academies. Fishburne hosts one of only four Summer JROTC programs in the nation, accredited by US Army Cadet Command.
Knowledge is Power
Fishburne Academics: https://www.fishburne.org/academicsThe main focus at Fishburne is academics, all other activities support academics. Fishburne focuses on the "Whole Man". With small classes and dedicated professors, personal attention is given to every student.
With a small class, you cannot fly under the radar.
Standard High School
Average Class Size: 10 Total Faculty: 18 Advanced Degrees: 6 ESL Program: No ADD/ADHD Support: Yes Learning Differences Support: No
Cadets are encouraged to practice their faith as part of their Whole Man education. There are several churches in walking distance and arrangements can be made for other churches.
JROTC is integrated into life at Fishburne and all high school cadets are required to participate in one of the JROTC teams.
- Academic Bowl
- Armed Drill
- Color Guard
- Cyber Patriots
- Exhibition Drill
- Leadership Bowl
- Unarmed Drill
FMS is oldest and smallest of all military schools in Virginia.
Athletics / Clubs / Activities
Fishburne Athletics: https://www.fishburne.org/athletics
Fishburne offers many different sports and cadets are required to participate in two each year.
- Cross Country
- Rifle Team
- Track And Field
Clubs & Activities
- Aviation (summer Only)
- Key Club
- National Honor Society
- National Junior Honor Society
The primary objective of Fishburne Military School is to provide a structured environment and centering to allow each cadet to succeed to his maximum potential, and to develop each cadet into a responsible and ethical citizen who will excel as a concerned leader in society.
Fishburne Summer Session
Fishburne Summer Session
Fishburne Military School has designed a five-week Summer Session especially for students who: want to improve study skills, wish to prepare for SATs, must earn additional credits for graduation, would benefit from JROTC adventure training and confidence building, are seeking a structured and caring academic environment, and enjoy daily extra-curricular athletics and activities
- Boys Only
- Grades: 7 - 12
- No Dates Scheduled
Recent Fishburne Articles
Upcoming Fishburne Events
Latest Fishburne News
Fishburne Military School Color Guard at Nationals Park 07-04-2017
Happy 4th of July from Fishburne Military School! As an Independence Day treat, here's a little flashback to 2014 from our YouTube Channel archives (www.youtube.com/fishburnemilitary)...
FMS Cadets at JROTC STEM Academy - Fishburne Military School 07-03-2017
Outstanding job by Cadets Green and Masone at Virginia Tech last week during 4th Brigade's JROTC STEM Leadership Academy!
SS17 - First day of Drill 06-29-2017
On the first day of Drill for Summer 2017, it was all about the basics. As retired US Army Ranger, MSG Morton taught the Summer Cadets to tie a Swiss Seat (used in 1-rope bridge and advanced rappelling) on the Raiders practice pitch, SAI LTC Hunt and the Cadet Leadership covered the basics of drill and ceremony on the nearby tennis courts.
Fishburne Military School hosting wrestling camp 06-14-2017
Great turnout for Coach Waters' wrestling camp this week! Amazing opportunity for these young men to learn from the best in the world!!! Nice mention here by our friends at Augusta Free Press.
7 cadets earn ROTC scholarships 06-05-2017
Seven cadets at Fishburne Military School have earned ROTC scholarships. Even though FMS' class of 2017 has 44 students, they earned the most ROTC scholarships of any school in US Army JROTC's 4th brigade.
Fishburne Admissions: https://www.fishburne.org/admissions
|Boarding Tuition, Room & Board:||$33,900|
|5 Day Boarding Tuition, Room & Board:||$28,900|
|Day Student Tuition:||$16,000|
|International Tuition, Room & Board:||$33,900|
|International Application Fee:||$50|
|Financial Aid Offered:||No|
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