Founded in 1879, Fishburne Military School is a private all boys' boarding and day school for grades 7-12 that overlooks the town of Waynesboro, Virginia in the picturesque Shenandoah Valley. Distinguished as the oldest and smallest of Virginia's military schools, Fishburne offers individualized attention in a caring, family-oriented environment.
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Fishburne Military School was founded in 1879 and is the smallest military boarding school in Virginia. The school is recognized as both a Virginia and National Historic Landmark.
- FMS offers college-prep, grades 7-12.
- Fishburne boasts a robust STEM program.
- Cadets can study rocketry, coding,
3D modeling and may even earn industry certifications such as CompTIA A+.
- Classes average 10 students per instructor.
- FMS offers 13 Varsity Sports including
11-man Football and Lacrosse.
- The Caissons compete primarily in the Virginia Independent Conference.
US Army JROTC
- Fishburne Military School will celebrate
100 years of US Army JROTC in 2019.
- FMS is designated as an Honor Unit with Distinction and may nominate candidates to any of the US Service Academies
FMS Class of 2017
- Achieved a 100% college acceptance rate. Earned more ROTC Scholarships than any other school in 4th Brigade (314 schools).
- 5 accepted to VMI. 2 accepted to Norwich.
- Other acceptances include: The University of Virginia, NC State, Virginia Tech, West Virginia University, Pepperdine, and more.
- FMS boasts an active Alumni Association and a senior giving club, The Colonel Young Brigade, which provides the necessary capital to bridge the gap between enrollment dollars and operating expenses.
Scholarships and Aid
- Fishburne Military School offers a number of endowed scholarships and provides financial aid to students who could not otherwise attend.
- The signature scholarship is the “Leadership for Life” Scholarship awarded on a competitive basis.
It is the mission of Fishburne Military School 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.
Fishburne Military School
225 S. Wayne Avenue
Waynesboro, VA 22980