Western Mennonite School

9045 Wallace Road Nw
Salem, OR 97304-0973
Tel: (503)363-2000
Grades: 6-12 | 182 students
Western Mennonite School equips students for a life of faith and learning.
WMS is fully accredited and meets the academic requirements of the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools and the Oregon Department of Education criteria for private schools, and the Mennonite Education Agency.
Students, faculty, and staff engage in corporate worship experiences that challenge and enrich their lives as a community of Christian believers.
Weekly small group meetings build a support base for students and enable personal, intimate relationships to develop.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
Religious Affiliation Mennonite
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Year Founded 1945

Student Body

Total Students 182 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Western Mennonite School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Human Geography, Pre-Calculus, Psychology, Spanish Language and Composition, Spanish Literature and Culture, U.S. History,
Average SAT score 1500
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,600
Tuition Notes $7,110 - Middle School $8,600 - High School
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,790
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Rich Martin
Admissions Associate WMS Office


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountrySoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Athletics, Book Club, Drama, International Club, Music (choir & band), National Honor Society (NHS), Swing Dance Club Art Club, Athletics, Book Club, Drama, International Club,
Music (choir & band),
National Honor Society (NHS),
Swing Dance Club,

School Notes:

  • Western Mennonite School (WMS), grades 6-12, is dedicated to quality education and the spiritual nurture of students. Western was established in 1945 by the Pacific Northwest Conference of the Mennonite Church. While its Mennonite roots still shape the school today, it is enriched by denominational diversity along with cultural diversity. Students come to Western's beautiful 45-acre wooded campus from across the Willamette Valley, the Pacific Northwest, and around the world. Western is fully accredited by the Northwest Association of Accredited Schools and offers students the personal attention of a small school and the opportunities of a large school. Western's exceptional faculty and staff strive to help students realize their potential—academically, socially, and spiritually.

Profile last updated: 07/22/2014

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Willamette Valley Christian School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Salem Child Development Center (5.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Salem Child Development Center (5.1 miles away)
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    Po Box 7422
    Salem, OR 97303
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    Salem, OR 97305
  • Keizer
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    Grades: K-8 | 71 students
    6.1 miles
    Po Box 21778
    Keizer, OR 97307
  • Salem
    Grades: PK-5 | 81 students
    6.1 miles
    2105 Keizer Rd. NE
    Salem, OR 97303

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