Valley Forge Academy in Qatar is born out of a partnership with Valley Forge Military Academy (Valley Forge) in Pennsylvania, United States.
The Valley Forge will provide guidance on education integrity and strategic direction, sharing experience and resources as necessary and appropriate. The Valley Forge has been in operation for nearly 100 years providing a rich tradition of educational excellence and personal development that has produced many alumni that have gained international prominence ranging from Presidents of countries and prominent professional athletes as well as many successful Qatari graduates.
The military tradition (around 4% of graduates enlist in the military) at the Valley Forge will be supplanted by a renewed focus on personal development in the institution’s founding cornerstones. Otherwise, Valley Forge Academy in Qatar will follow closely the curriculum, extracurricular activities, community engagement and traditions that have proven successful for nearly a century. Additionally, the robust connection between the two institutions will allow for exchanges of students, teachers and experiences from Qatar to the United States and vice versa.
Developing the Whole Person
We believe that Academy students develop and grow continuously and that learning and growth take place both inside and outside the classroom. Our holistic learning experience is designed around the five cornerstones of the Valley Forge Academy in Pennsylvania, USA. Graduates of Valley Forge Academy have a tradition of excellence, success and service that reflect on their education and the Academy experience.
The Five Cornerstones
Since the founding of Valley Forge Academy and College in Pennsylvania in 1928, it has built a long tradition of developing young men of character. The Academy philosophy is built on Five Cornerstones: Academic Excellence, Character Development, Personal Motivation, Physical Development, and Leadership.
The Valley Forge Academy in Qatar will operate under the principles of the five cornerstones that comprise the same philosophy as at Valley Forge.
Valley Forge Military Academy and College brings to Valley Forge Academy Qatar the best of its traditions and legacy.
Strong focus on developing the whole person through the 5 Cornerstones.
Excellent student support and dedicated faculty leading to a Dual Enrollment program.
96% of students go on to University or Vocational Colleges. 4% join the Military.
The students of Valley Forge have always marked their presence wherever they go. They have been reaching heights of success since 1928.
Leaders then, Leaders now.
The five cornerstones have helped establish the rich tradition of the Valley Forge and College in the United States. Over the nearly 100 years of operation the school has educated an impressive list of graduates who have used these principles to reach the pinnacle of their respective fields.
Rafael Hernández Colón
fourth Governor, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
New Hampshire Republican United States Senator
King Simeon II
Tsar of Bulgaria from 1943 to 1946 and the Prime Minister of Bulgaria from 2001 to 2005.
Prince Hermann Friedrich
Canadian Banker and Philanthropist
Laurentino Cortizo Choen
The President of Panama
Paul E. Galanti
Commander, United States Navy (Retired); veterans' advocate
Actor/comedian/writer: The Sarah Silverman Program, Jimmy Kimmel Live!
Actor: Notable Canadian actor known for roles in Orphan Black, Carter, The Handmaid's Tale and Madea Takes Manhattan.
Musician: 14-time Grammy winner
Professional football player, NFL (Arizona Cardinals)
Professional football player, NFL (Seattle Seahawks, San Francisco 49ers, Detroit Lions)
Retired professional football player and Pro Football Hall of Famer
Professional football player, NFL (Kansas City Chiefs, Baltimore Ravens)