Academy Academics

A Solid Academic Foundation

The education at Valley Forge Military Academy is comprehensive– encompassing a challenging curriculum, leadership opportunities, character development, athletic competition, physical fitness, extracurricular activities and social interaction with a diverse group of peers.

The Academy

Watch this brief overview video to learn how your son can make his academic future a reality while learning skills he’ll use the rest his live.

A Solid Academic Foundation

The education at Valley Forge Military Academy is comprehensive– encompassing a challenging curriculum, leadership opportunities, character development, athletic competition, physical fitness, extracurricular activities and social interaction with a diverse group of peers.

Faculty Members Take an Active Interest in Every Student

A challenging curriculum, dedicated faculty, small classes and individual attention provide cadets an intense individualized learning experience. Academy teachers are selected not just for their professional credentials but for their tireless dedication. They supervise and assist students in their mandatory evening study periods and work overtime as athletic coaches and advisers of extracurricular activities.

In short, they care.

For a closer look at the academic curriculum, the 2018-2019 Course Catalog can be downloaded here.

Cadet Resources

For Current Cadets

College Planning WorkBook
Seminar Summary
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. Click here to login to Naviance.

For Former Cadets/Alumni

Transcript Request Form (PDF)

Academic Support Available for Our Students

Cadet Peer Tutoring

Cadet Peer tutoring encourages academic and social growth in both the tutor and the student being tutored.

Academic Support Period

Academic Support Periods, scheduled during every school day, offer an additional opportunity for Cadets to work closely with their teachers. Cadets are able to get further insight on lessons and/or catch up on assignments if necessary.

Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU)

The DCIU provides a Reading and Math Specialists to work closely with Cadets who demonstrate a need for additional support in these areas.

Club Z Tutoring

Club Z is a professional tutoring provider that serves many of our Cadets in various academic subjects, study skills and organization, and SAT/ACT prep.

For more information, contact:
Tim Fluck
tfluck@clubztutoring.com
(215) 478-1323
www.clubztutoring.com/wayne

Revolution Prep Tutoring

Revolution Prep provides SAT, ACT, PSAT Prep as well as Academic support for all grades K-12, including AP courses/exams and SAT subject tests.

For more information, contact:
Hope Goldberger
hope.goldberger@revolutionprep.com
(267) 776-4098

Graduation Requirements

To qualify for graduation from Valley Forge Military Academy and earn the diploma, cadets must earn a minimum of 22 academic credits and complete the following graduation requirements. In addition, cadets are required to complete the Information Literacy Series through the Research Ready program for each year in residency. One credit is given for each year-long course and one-half credit for a semester course.

Cadets must satisfactorily complete courses in:

  • English: 4.0 credits
  • Mathematics: 4.0 credits
  • Social Studies: 4.0 credits (One year each of Ancient World History, Modern World History, United States History, and an elective)
  • Science: 4.0 credits (One year each of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and an elective)
  • World Language: 2.0 credits (Two consecutive years of one language, three or more are recommended)
  • Health: 1.0 credits
  • Electives: 3.0 credits minimum
Calendar

Dec 14 @ 1:00 pm Eisenhower Hall
 
Dec 14 2018 @ 4:00 pm – Jan 20 2019 @ 6:30 pm
College Winter Leave begins after last exam on Friday, December 14 and ends at 6:30 PM on Sunday, January 20, 2019.
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Mellon Hall
 
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am Alumni Memorial Chapel of St Cornelius the Centurion
Our Chapel service is a blending of the religious, patriotic and military tradition conceived to inspire and motivate.  The Chapel is the centerpiece of our Character Development Program and has a strong influence on our[...]
Dec 19 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Valley Forge Military Academy & College (Medenbach Hall)
What is an Instant Decision Day? An Instant Decision Day is a day designated for interested students and their families to visit with the admissions team and receive an instant acceptance or rejection. This event is[...]

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