A Solid Academic Foundation
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.
For Current Cadets
College Planning WorkBook
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
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.
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.
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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