Valley Forge Military Academy
Private Boarding School
Valley Forge Military Academy (VFMA) was established in 1928, as a college preparatory and military boarding school. The comprehensive system is built on 5 main cornerstones: Academic excellence, character development, personal motivation, physical development and leadership. While attending, high school students are able to obtain college credit while studying. Offering a challenging private school curriculum, its dedicated teachers insist on small class sizes to allow individualized, personal attention.
Valley Forge’s 100-acre campus is a short ride from Philadelphia and home to more than 300 cadets. The school has impressive resources, including basketball courts, indoor and
outdoor swimming pools, a fully equipped weight room, meeting rooms, the L. Maitland Blank Hall of Fame and more.
SPORTS AND ARTS
With a strong athletic reputation, VFMA has gained national recognition in sports. A number of VFMA Alumni have continued on to play at competitive college and university
athletic programs. Many have gone on to play in professional leagues, including the NFL. Students are also encouraged to take part in VFMA’s arts courses and after school acitives
like studio art and portfolio.
DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
Boarding cadets are normally housed two per dormitory room, and are supervised in non- classroom hours by Tactical Officers.
The school is located 15 miles west of Philadelphia.
Area population: 30,892
Town website: Town of Wayne
Estimated Fall Start: Late August
Estimated Fall End: Mid-January
Estimated Spring Start: Mid-January
Estimated Spring End: Late May
All Boys School
Number of Students
298 (40% international)
Teachers with Advanced Degrees
University Acceptance Rate
- English Language and Composition
- English Literature and Composition
- European History
- US History
- Cross Country Running
- Track and Field
Extracurricular Activities & Clubs
- Ice Hockey
- Martial Arts/Judo
- Red Cross
- Scuba Diving PADI
Partial List of University and College Acceptances
Boston University, Brown University, Case Western Reserve University, Clemson University, Cornell University, Drexel University, Michigan State University, New York University,
Northeastern University, Ohio State University, Pace University, Purdue University, Syracuse University, University of Chicago, University ofConnecticut, University of Florida, University of Kansas, University of Maryland, University of Massachusetts, University of Michigan, University of North Carolina, University of Pittsburgh, University of Texas
University Acceptance Rate:
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Closest International and Local Airports: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
For Details Visit Website: Valley Forge Military Academy