Academic Guidance

Academic Guidance

Welcome to the Academy Guidance Department! Here you will find important information about each year of your VFMA&C education, grading, testing, graduation requirements, and college planning. Please take note of the following class structure used within VFMA:

12th Grade Seniors First Classmen
11th Grade Juniors Second Classmen
10th Grade Sophomores Third Classmen
9th Grade Freshmen Fourth Classmen
8th Grade (Middle School) Fifth Classmen
7th Grade (Middle School) Sixth Classmen

Guidance Staff (all telephone numbers are: (610) 989 – XXXX)

Email: guidance@vfmac.edu

Academy Class of 2014 College Acceptances as of April 16, 2014 (PDF)

Academy Class of 2013 College Acceptance List (PDF)

Director of Guidance +
Grades 7-12 (J-Q)
Mrs. Megan Sullivan
msullivan@vfmac.edu
610-989-1384
Grades 7-12 (A-I) Mr. Paul Noon
pnoon@vfmac.edu
610-989-1287
Grades 7-12 (R-Z) Ms. Kristin Shoemaker
kshoemaker@vfmac.edu
610-989-1385
Registrar Ms. Kathryn Ford
kford@vfmac.edu
610-989-1380
Assistant to the Dean
& the Guidance Department
Mrs. Claire Reynolds
creynolds@vfmac.edu
610-989-1381
Other contacts:
Club Z! Tutoring Christine Bacher
mainlineclubz@comcast.net
484-319-5990
Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions Jackie Cuneo 484-385-0112

 

Current Cadet Resources:

College Application Process for Academy Juniors (PDF)

Links to Service Academy/ROTC Information (PDF)

Links to College Information (PDF)

The college application process is managed electronically through Naviance. Current cadets needing to request their academic transcripts should make the request via Naviance by following the link here: www.connection.naviance.com/vfma

 

Former Cadets/Alumni Resources:

Transcript Request Form (PDF)

 

School Profile

School Size

Full-time Teaching Faculty 24
Total Fall 2012 Enrollment 300
Class of 2012 54
# Accepted to Colleges 54
# Entering 4-year Colleges 48
# Entering Service Academy Preparatory 4
# Entering 2-year Colleges 1
# Entering an Athletic Post Graduate Program 1

 

Minimum Graduation Requirements*

English 4 credits
Mathematics 4 credits
Social Studies 3 credits
Science (at least two laboratory sciences) 3 credits
World Language 2 credits
Health 0.25 credit
Information Literacy 2 credits
Electives 3 credits

*Physical Development/Athletics required each year of residence.

 

Grading System

Honors Courses

Advanced Placement

A 90 -100 Science Literature
B 80 – 89 Mathematics US History
C 70 – 79 Social Studies European History
D 65 – 69 World Language Biology
F 0 – 64 English Physics B
Statistics
Language and Composition
Honors courses are weighted .05
Advanced Placement courses are weighted .1