Small by Design, Successful through Structure

Because FMS limits enrollment to approximately 175 young men, we are uniquely able to provide a superb academic program in a caring, safe and structured environment with varsity athleticsFishburne Military School (Waynesboro, VA) average class size is 10 students. for all cadets and, for over a decade, a 100% college acceptance rate.

We are thrilled that you’ve decided to visit our Web site and know that you probably have a number of questions. During your visit to our Web site, you’ll notice many aspects to Fishburne that differentiate us from other military schools and academies for boys. Just a few of those key differences are:

10:1 Student to Teacher Ratio
Leadership & Character Development programs

Traditional 50-minute class periods
Superb Academic Curriculum
Athletic Participation for all Cadets
Beautiful location in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia

Single-sex Education environment that experts strongly recommend, particularly for boys.
Fully accredited by both VAIS (Virginia Association of Independent Schools) and AdvancED (formerly SACS: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Fishburne is the oldest, continuously fully accredited SACS school).

The admissions pages available here have been developed in order to provide you with all the information you need to make you or your son’s transition to Fishburne as easy as possible. With that said, we encourage you to call or email Fishburne Admissions to schedule a campus visit.

Please contact FMS Admissions by emailing to or telephoning (800) 946-7773 to schedule a campus visit or for more information about Fishburne Military School.