Franklin Military Academy

At Franklin, students get the very best of Richmond Public Schools in a JROTC environment. We offer

Middle School: 6th grade - 8th grade
High School: 9th grade - 12th grade

Operating as usual


Looking to spread some holiday cheer? โ„๏ธ The PTSA is collecting food and game items that can be used by students during SOL testing ๐ŸŽ‰ Check out their Amazon wish list if youโ€™re interested in purchasing items that will be delivered directly to the school ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿงƒ๐Ÿ“š


Interested in showing your appreciation of FMA teachers and staff this holiday season but donโ€™t know where to start? ๐Ÿค” Thanks to a current FMA parent thereโ€™s a document that can help! ๐Ÿ›๏ธ Click the link to see what teachers and staff have been listing as some of their favorite things ๐ŸŽ Go to to see the teachers favorite things!


Help us congratulate the pictured seniors who were given on-site acceptance to VSU last week ๐Ÿฅณ

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 12/05/2023

If you missed the Dominion Energy Christmas Parade then hereโ€™s your chance to see Franklinโ€™s awesome cadets marching down Broad Street ๐Ÿฅพ They looked great, sounded great, and made Franklin proud ๐Ÿซก


Whoโ€™s interested in participating in a pre-winter break spirit week?? ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿปโ„๏ธ Middle school students wishing to participate pay $5 to Major Paschall and high school students pay $5 to Major Claiborne. Funds raised will be used for 8th grade and senior class activities ๐Ÿฅณ We canโ€™t wait to see elves, reindeer, and ugly holiday sweaters! ๐ŸฆŒ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 11/21/2023

Last night the Family and Consumer Sciences class was invited to cook and serve at the Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Chimboraza Elementary ๐Ÿฆƒ Great job cadets! ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 11/17/2023

Franklin Military Academy Cadets have been taking swimming lessons with SwimRVA at the Boys and Girls Club recently ๐ŸŠโ€โ™€๏ธ Here are a couple of students in action! ๐Ÿ˜Ž


The Franklin track team came in first place yesterday at the RPS city-wide championship meet ๐Ÿฅ‡ Scoring points for the team included:
Waverly Smith in the Girls Shot Put
Noah Ashe, Kati Rumrill, and Emma Darling in the girls long jump
Rikye Mckeever in the boys long jump, setting a new school record
Brooklyn Minter in the girls 100 meter
Jayden Hughes in the boys 100 meter
August Wester in the girls 800 meter, setting a new school record
Jayden Hughes, Leo Carpenter, Thomas Nelson, and Rikye Mckeever in the boys 4x100 meter relay
Rikye Mckeever and Jason Alvarado-Lopez ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ ๐Ÿƒ


T-shirts are still available for $15 ๐ŸŽ‰ Weโ€™re already HALFWAY through our supply and the funds raised go towards 8th grade class activities โ˜บ๏ธ See Major Paschall to buy your shirt today ๐Ÿ‘Œ

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 11/10/2023

Happy Veterans Day to Franklinโ€™s five favorite veterans ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Sergeant Thortnon, Sergeant Gilliam, Sergeant Jefferson, Colonel Robinson and Mr. Belton ๐Ÿซก

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 11/09/2023

HUGE CONGRATS to Major Smith for becoming Franklinโ€™s newest REB Award for Teaching Excellence recipient ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ Major Smith will be traveling to Ghana ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ, as well as select southern states, to learn about African American history and the Civil Rights Movement. Well deserved, Major Smith! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰


High School students letโ€™s see what you can do with this theme! ๐ŸŒŠ ๐Ÿฉณ ๐Ÿ๏ธ ๐Ÿ’จ


High school students โžก๏ธ whoโ€™s ready for Barbie and Ken day tomorrow?! ๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ•ถ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘›๐Ÿงข

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 11/07/2023

Homecoming Week is here! ๐ŸŽ‰ Today high school students wore specific colors representing their grade level โค๏ธ๐Ÿฉท๐Ÿ’™๐ŸคŽ๐Ÿ–ค


Congratulations to CPT Elie for being named Franklinโ€™s 2023-2024 Teacher of the Year ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰


Homecoming Week kicks off tomorrow ๐Ÿฅณ HIGH SCHOOL students pay extra attention to this post! Freshmen wear black ๐Ÿ–ค Sophomores wear pink and blue ๐Ÿฉท๐Ÿ’™ Juniors wear red โค๏ธ and Seniors wear brown ๐ŸคŽ See you all tomorrow!


๐Ÿ”ฅHomecoming Dance - November 11, 2023 ๐Ÿ”ฅ The dance is from 6:00pm-10:00pm. The cost is $15. Grades 9-12. All students are allowed to bring one guest, but they must fill out a form from Maj. Walker ๐Ÿ”ฅ


Homecoming Cookout - November 10, 2023 ๐Ÿ”ฅ Alumni are invited, we are accepting monetary donations, food/drinks or acts of service (working at a station). All food/drink donations are needed by Wednesday, November 8, 2023. All money is needed by Friday, November 10, 2023 ๐Ÿ”ฅ


๐Ÿ”ฅ Homecoming Spirit Week - November 6-10, 2023 ๐Ÿ”ฅ


Students who had perfect attendance for the 1st nine weeks were celebrated last week with a party during formation ๐Ÿฅณ Great job cadets! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 10/31/2023

You never know who youโ€™ll run into today - Maleficent, Slinky Dog, maybe even Wednesday Addams! ๐Ÿ‘ป๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ’€


Franklinโ€™s Fall Festival is THIS Saturday ๐Ÿ Come out and support the junior classโ€™ fundraising efforts while enjoying a nice Saturday outside with friends, family, and community members! If youโ€™d like a yard sale space, contact Major Reives (each space is $30) ๐ŸŽƒ See you there!


This year brought out some of the BEST Halloween costumes weโ€™ve ever seen ๐ŸŽƒ From Hogwarts to Barbie and everything in between ๐Ÿ‘ป We even ended up with TWO Colonel Hudsons today! ๐Ÿ‘“๐Ÿ‘“ More pics to comeโ€ฆ..๐Ÿฅท๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿฆธโ€โ™€๏ธ๐ŸงŸ


Bingo Night is Thursday! Here are the food ๐ŸŒญ snack ๐Ÿฟ and drink ๐Ÿซ— options being offered by the senior class ๐Ÿ’ฅ


Here are some of the gift card selections that will be available for winners to choose from on Thursday night ๐Ÿ’ฅ We also have FMA apparel as options for winners as well! ๐Ÿ’ฅ

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 10/22/2023

Bingo Night is coming up fast! Purchase your Bingo card packs through EventBrite before Thursday to save money and get ready for ten games of fun โ˜บ๏ธ Doors open and Silent Auction begins at 5:00. First Bingo game begins promptly at 6:00 PM ๐Ÿ’ฅ

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 10/14/2023

The Senior Class of 2๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ2๏ธโƒฃ4๏ธโƒฃ photoshoot is a wrap! ๐Ÿ“ธ Seniors, you can find all of the pics from today in the senior class Google Classroom ๐Ÿ’ฅ

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 10/12/2023

8th grade students have been very busy this week ๐Ÿ’จ Yesterday, students attended the Mission Tomorrow event and learned about a variety of career possibilities ๐Ÿ‘จโ€โš–๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€โœˆ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿญ๐Ÿ‘ฎ Today, students taking earth science this semester visited the Science Museum ๐Ÿงฌ Here are pics from both trips!

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 10/11/2023

October is National Bully Prevention Month! October 2nd was Wear Blue Day to show your support ๐Ÿ’™ Teachers are asked to wear orange ๐Ÿงก on October 18th and red โค๏ธ on October 27th to show their continued support ๐Ÿ’ฅ

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 10/11/2023

The middle school soccer team played a fantastic game against Boushall today โšฝ๏ธ Final score 1๏ธโƒฃโž–1๏ธโƒฃ Great job to both teams for a well played game! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 10/11/2023

The purple continues for not only Lupus awareness but also for pregnancy and infant loss awareness month ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 10/11/2023

Sรฌ se puede! Todayโ€™s Hispanic Heritage Month spirit week theme was all about representing colleges ๐Ÿ“š Yes you can! ๐Ÿš€


Due to the weather forecast on Saturday the fall festival planned has been postponed to Saturday, November 4th ๐Ÿ Please plan on joining us in November for a fun time! ๐Ÿฅณ

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 10/09/2023

Franklin staff and students wore purple today for Lupus awareness ๐Ÿ’œ

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 10/08/2023

Franklinโ€™s Color Guard opened OystoberFest at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Richmond today ๐Ÿคฉ Great job to both the students and Sergeant Thornton for taking their time on a weekend to present the colors ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ


Mark you calendars ๐Ÿ“† for Saturday, October 14th! Franklinโ€™s 11th grade class will be hosting a Fall Festival and would love to see student families, alumni, community members, and faculty/staff ๐Ÿ Interested in having a Yard Sale spot during the event? Cost is $30 and you keep ALL proceeds from your sales! Contact Major Reives to reserve your spot at [email protected] ๐Ÿ‘


Make plans now for next weekโ€™s Hispanic Heritage Spirit Week ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿช‡ All students may participate but if a student chooses to not participate then they must be in uniform.

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 10/05/2023

Community Day coincided with a middle school soccer game this afternoon, making for a lot of fun behind the school today โšฝ๏ธโ˜€๏ธ

Photos from Franklin Military Academy's post 10/04/2023

Spooky season takeover ๐Ÿ‘ป Itโ€™s time for a BINGO Night ๐Ÿฅณ Join us on Thursday, October 26th for ten games of BINGO. Funds raised will benefit the 8th grade trip to Luray Caverns ๐Ÿค“ This year there will also be a Silent Auction to raise money for students going on the spring trip to Europe! โœˆ๏ธ Swipe to see the link to take you to the EventBrite website where you can find more details and purchase your BINGO card pack early! ๐ŸŽƒ

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701 N 37th Street
Richmond, VA

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