Hargrave Military Academy is an all boy military school focused on college preparation located in Chatham, Virginia. Founded in 1909, it is often noted for ongoing academic achievement in college placement. Hargrave continually strives to better the future of its students by serving the whole person, mind, body and spirit. The Academy has a $9 million annual budget and employs over 100 people. It is affiliated with the Baptist General Association of Virginia. Approximately 350 students attend the Academy annually.