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School leader:  RADM J. Scott Burhoe, USCG (Ret.)
4744 James Madison Highway
Fork Union, VA 23055

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Submitted by a parent · November 13, 2015
Spend the money to send your kid to Woodberry Forest! Fear based discipline vs conscious discipline, there's no comparison. This review is a warning for students who consider attending FUMA Grade 9 or earlier. Unfortunately the single subject... more

Develops grit: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · November 13, 2015
if your son is one of the lucky "few", he may obtain an inflated ego and believe he is deserving of superior status, deserving of respect and hence respect himself. Although I personally never experienced achieving any significant level of... more

Develops respect: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · November 13, 2015
Adolescents either develop a sense of self-worth at the expense of those labeled inadequate. Or become inconsequential themselves.

Develops empathy: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · November 13, 2015
the hierarchy also determines who will feel worthy of admiration, confidence, and respect. The unwanted are reminded of their insignificance. The socially respected are enticed to be extraordinary and immune from the belief they are failures,... more

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The Upper School (grades 9-12) follows a One Subject Plan curriculum that has been found to greatly improve its students' academic achievement. Instead of a student taking 4 to 6 different classes each day, the academic year is divided into five grading periods of approximately 7 weeks each. Each grading period the student takes one class, all day, each day, for that grading period. This allows students to learn in depth, develop a strong bond with their teacher, and learn valuable study skills that will help in college. Teachers are responsible for only one class of students at a time. Instead of managing 60 to 150 students in multiple classes, a teacher has only 10-20 students total in any one grading period. This provides for intensive individual attention.


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Fork Union Military Academy
4744 James Madison Highway, Fork Union, VA  23055
(434) 842-4212
Last modified Fork Union Military Academy is a Private school that serves grades 6-12
Fork Union Military Academy Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 54 reviews. Top