Valley Forge Military Academy (Pennsylvania)
Valley Forge Military Academy is a private all-boy school in Radnor, a large suburb in Pennsylvania. 95 other private schools are located in Delaware County too, but very few – if any – are boarding schools like Valley Forge Military Academy is. In terms of religious orientation, Valley Forge Military Academy is a nonsectarian school.
The Valley Forge Military Academy offers male students the chance to enter a military-style school in the seventh grade and remain in the academy until they graduate from college. Students can opt to stay in the school’s dorms, currently housing students from 38 states and 25 foreign countries, where tactile officers oversee student life. Local students can stay at the school during the week or choose to stay at home.
The academy has a strong reputation for developing not only academically strong students, 95% of the 2011 graduating senior class went on to 4-year colleges, but also physically strong students. All students participate in a cadet fitness program. Additionally, middle school students can participate in basketball, baseball and soccer, while older students can also participate in lacrosse, swimming, wrestling, and rugby.
The school annually awards over $3,500,000 in merit and need based aid. The college annually awards over 40 scholarships to the most outstanding students, in addition to scholarships based on the student’s GPA and special scholarships for students of deceased or disabled United States veterans.
Associations & Organizations
- Association of Military Colleges and Schools
- National Association of Independent Schools
- State/Regional Independent School Association
- The Association of Boarding Schools
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