Students: 330 | Faculty: 105 | Grades: 6-12, PG | Gender: Coed
Randolph-Macon Academy is a co-ed day and boarding school located in Front Royal, Virginia. With a curriculum designed for students in grades 6-12, R-MA prepares students for college while providing them with a solid foundation in character, knowledge and learning.
Students who attend R-MA are able to improve their overall GPA due to smaller classroom sizes, more personal attention, and rigorous coursework that challenges each child to reach their full potential.
There are several programs available for students at Randolph-Macon to participate in that will help to teach them more about leadership and character.
The Air Force JROTC program teaches students to learn how to be good citizens and excellent leaders.
Military schools like R-MA provide a solid amount of structure in the daily lives of students and it also helps to improve confidence levels as well as enforce self-discipline. Both of these traits can help students to go further with their academic studies.
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