History

Hargrave Military Academy is a private, Christian boarding school serving boys from grades seven to one postgraduate year 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.

Small classes, an adviser program and after class office time with instructors 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 USNA Foundation School.

Hargrave averages approximately 350 students per year. The Academy maintains accreditation with the Virginia Association of Independent Schools and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Hargrave respects people of all faiths and denominations.

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, including a 50m indoor pool, six lighted tennis courts and professional style ball field. 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. The cost to attend Hargrave is $29,500. Financial aid is available and provided based on both merit and family need.

Overview

Region
Roanoke VA Area
Program Emphasis
5-Day Boarding School
Boarding School
Day School
Military
All Grades 7-12, PG
Boarding Grades 7-12, PG
Grade Divisions
Post Graduate
Primary
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Baptist
Student Body Boys
Dress Code Uniform
School Setting Small Town
Campus Size (Acres) 214
Head of School Dr. Wheeler Baker, Col. USMC (ret.)
Endowment $3,500,000

Admission

E-mail
Web Address http://www.hargrave.edu/
Director of Admission Mrs. Amy Walker
Admission Application Apply to Hargrave Military Academy
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount $75 resident / $150 non-resident
Application Deadline(s) Rolling Admissions
Financial Aid Deadline(s)
Financial Aid Awarded
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid 33
Admission Tests Accepted  
Day Student Tuition $12,750.00
5-Day Boarding Student Tuition $28,600.00
Boarding Student Tuition $28,600.00
International Student Tuition $30,600.00

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 340
Boys 340
Girls
% Boys/Girls
Boarding Students 320
Day Students 30
International
China
Korea
Other (Egypt)
Venezuela
United States
Alabama
California
Dist. of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Indiana
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maryland
Massachusetts
New Jersey
North Carolina
Ohio
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia
West Virginia
Majority of students come from Southeast
% of Students of Color 15
% of International Students 8

Academics

Full Time Faculty 45.8
Part Time Faculty
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees
% of Faculty with Doctorate
% of Faculty with Masters
Student/Faculty ratio 11:1
Average Class Size 11
Special Academic Support Programs
ESL
A Sampling of Courses Offered
Algebra
American History
American Literature
Art
Art History
Bible
Biology
Calculus
Chemistry
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  

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math)
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal)
Average SAT I Scores (Writing)
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations
% of Graduates Who Attend College 99.9

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
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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