"Mens Sana Corpore Sano - Sound Mind, Sound Body"
200 Military Drive
Don Broome, Brigadier General USA (Ret.), President
Chatham, VA 24531
Student Body: 350
Student/Teacher Ratio: 11 to 1
Grades: 7-12, One Post-Graduate year.
Registration: Hargrave features a rolling enrollment. Seniors must be a member of the Corps of Cadets prior to starting their last year. For all other grades, please inquire.
Accreditation: Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS), Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
Chatham features the finest secondary male military boarding academy in the South. Founded in 1909, Hargrave Military Academy is located one block west of Chatham's Main Street. The Academy excels at preparing a student in critical mainstream academic skills, English and math, with further extensive preparation in the arts and sciences. Recent graduates are attending such schools as the University of Virginia, Virginia Tech, Vanderbilt, The Citadel, and the U.S. Naval Academy and the U.S. Military Academy.
Exposure to leadership, responsibility and moral values is experienced daily by Hargrave Cadets. Over 20 athletic programs offered. Modern sports venues include a 50m indoor pool, six lighted tennis courts, professional style ball field and lighted football field. The Academy also maintains nationally recognized Post-Graduate football and basketball programs.
Financial aid is offered, but no aid is offered until a student is accepted into the academy. Hargrave maintains an independent military program, which is NOT affiliated with the United States military. No military service is required at Hargrave. The school is affiliated with the Baptist General Association of Virginia (BGAV).