We are so fortunate to have our son at Fork Union. While many students around the country were unable to benefit from in-person classroom work, FUMA developed a solid plan for maintaining in-person classes and it worked! This enabled our son to continue to do well academically, making the honor role at one point. In addition, he not only continued to run on the cross-country team, but surprised us by going out for and making the tennis team. He even earned a Bravo Zulu Award in the spring, which made us most proud!!!! In a year when so many students fell behind in their academic, athletic, and social development because of school disruptions from the pandemic, our son surged ahead at arguably a faster pace than any other time in his life. Thank you, FUMA!
It's not just a great military school for boys, it's a great private school of any type for boys...
Young men from all over the world are placed in an environment that at first appears a bit restrictive, but it turns out to be a liberating experience, which not at all what we expected when we first thought about military school.
Young men at Fork Union are actually freed from the pressures of peers and a culture often in conflict with what's right and productive. Cadets at Fork Union Military Academy are provided the opportunity to develop the habits that lead to success.
Our friend told us about military schools—and the brotherhood they build...
I had struggled all of my son's school years trying to find an environment that would motivate him and where he felt that he fit in. Then my friend asked if I had looked at any of the boys military schools.
My son now tells everyone how much he loves Fork Union Military Academy.
When he shared his ambitions with me regarding the grades and rank he wanted to attain, I, for the first time, saw a very real sense of purpose in him. Now, not only does my son fit in, but he feels he truly belongs.
Sending my sons to a military boarding school was not an easy decision...
I had so many questions. How could we afford to send two boys to Fork Union? How could I let our babies live away from home at a boarding school before they were old enough for college? Would our sons do well in a military school environment?
Well, our boys have thrived at Fork Union. They are getting a great college prep education in one of the nation's best boarding schools.. And the life lessons they are learning at Fork Union Military Academy will serve them well for years to come.
A Christian school serving a vitally important college preparatory mission today...
I work everyday with students in a public elementary school. I know that the daily grind of dealing with their work, their personalities and their problems is a difficult one.
I am so appreciative of the help and individual attention my son received while a cadet at Fork Union Military Academy. Teaching and mentoring young men in the 21st century is a vitally important mission field and I am so happy we found a private school...and a Christian school...like Fork Union to help prepare our son for college. Please know that we continue to pray for you and the work you do.