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Hargrave Military Academy

Call: 434-432-2481
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Hargrave Military Academy
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Hargrave Military Academy

At a glance

Location Chatham, VA
USA
Tuition $33,800
Grades 7-12, PG Students Receiving Aid 33%
Student Body Boys Total Aid Awarded -
Student/Faculty Ratio 11:1 Endowment $4,000,000
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Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate 90%

Total Enrollment

Total Enrollment 250

Average Class Size

Average Class Size 14

Sports & Extracurriculars

Sports & Extracurriculars 38*
Average SAT Score (Math) N/R
Average SAT Score (Verbal) N/R
Learning Support Program?
Number of AP Programs 4
ESL Offered?
IB Program Offered?

Overview

Region Greensboro NC Area
Roanoke VA Area
Program Emphasis 5-Day Boarding School
Boarding School
College Prep
Day School
Military
Summer School
All Grades 7-12, PG
Boarding Grades 7-PG
Grade Divisions Post Graduate
Primary
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Student Body Boys
Established 1909
Dress Code Uniform
School Setting Small Town
Campus Size (Acres) 214
Head of School Brig. Gen. Don Broome, Jr., USA (Ret)
Endowment $4,000,000

History

Hargrave Military Academy is a private, Christian college preparatory boarding school serving young men from grade seven to one Post-Graduate year. Located in Southwest Virginia, Hargrave offers a 'How to Study' program, discipline and challenging college preparatory classes in a meaningful, structured environment for each student.

The “whole-person” is addressed at Hargrave. Development of personal responsibility, fitness, academic grades and moral character are important goals for each Cadet. Opportunities for personal achievement build a more successful, rewarding future for our students. Hargrave respects people of all faiths and denominations.

Small classes, Individualized Instructions Time (IIT), and advisory program ensure that Cadets remain on a positive academic path geared towards success at the collegiate level. Hargrave maintains an average student-teacher ratio of 11:1, which keeps the focus on the student. Hargrave is a US Naval Academy in Annapolis and US Military Academy in West Point Foundation School.

The Academy maintains accreditation with the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Physical exercise and sports are an important part of the Hargrave culture. The Academy fields several athletic teams for all ages and abilities. Recently upgraded sports venues include a 50m indoor pool. Hargrave teams are frequently seen as Virginia Independent Conference champions or contenders.

Acceptance to Hargrave is offered based on the candidates’ previous academic record, standardized test results, teacher recommendations, and a personal interview during a campus visit. Financial aid is available and provided based on both merit and family need.

Academics

Full Time Faculty 28
Faculty with doctorate 3
Faculty with masters 14
Student/Faculty ratio 11:1
Average Class Size 14
Special Academic Support Programs
ESL
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
American Literature
Art
Art History
Bible
Biology
Calculus
Chemistry
Chinese
Driver Education
Earth Science
English
English as a Second Language
English Literature
Ethics
French
Geometry
Government/Civics
Grammar
Health
History
Journalism
Latin
Mathematics
Physical Education
Physics
Pre-calculus
Psychology
Science
Social Studies
Trigonometry
Writing
A.P. Courses Offered
Chemistry
English Literature
Spanish Language
US History

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 250
Boys 250
% Boys/Girls 100%/0%
Boarding Students 210
Day Students 40
International
Canada
China
Korea
Mexico
Other (Egypt, Yemen, Togo, Rwanda,)
Russia
Saudi Arabia
UK
Venezuela
United States
Alabama
Arizona
California
Dist. of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maryland
Massachusetts
Nevada
New Jersey
North Carolina
Ohio
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Majority of students come from Southeast
% of Students of Color 15%
% of International Students 17%

Admission

E-mail hendricksona@hargrave.edu
Web Address www.hargrave.edu
Director of Admission Alice Hendrickson
Admission Application Apply to Hargrave Military Academy
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 75
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 33%
Acceptance Rate 90%
Admissions Selectivity Somewhat selective
Admissions Yield 90%
Admission Tests Accepted
TOEFL
Day Student Tuition $12,900
Boarding Student Tuition $33,800
International Student Tuition $37,650

College Placement Office

Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations http://www.hargrave.edu/academics/college-acceptance-scoreboard
% of Graduates Who Attend College 99.9%

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
tennis
wrestling
Recreational Sports
baseball
basketball
camping
canoe
drill team
fishing
hiking
outdoor club/skills
rappelling
rock climbing
skiing
soccer
swimming
table tennis
tennis
weight lifting
Extra-Curricular Activities
Choir
Debate Club
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
French Club
Honor Council
International Club
Literary Magazine
Math Club
National Honor Society
School Band
Spanish Club
Yearbook

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Contact Info

Phone 434-432-2481
Address 200 Military Dr - Chatham, VA 24531 USA
Website www.hargrave.edu 
Email hendricksona@hargrave.edu 
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