Walsingham Academy

1100 Jamestown Road,
Williamsburg, VA, 23185-0231
Tel: (757)229-6026
Grades: 8 - 12 | 264 students
Walsingham Academy is committed to the education and development of the whole person through a caring curriculum, emphasizing responsible leadership in an increasingly complex world.
The main goal of our school is to improve academic achievement, enhance educational and career planning, foster positive attitudes toward school and learning, encourage personal responsibility, and respect for self and others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Education Association
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 8 - 12
Year Founded 1947

Student Body

Total Students 264 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 2%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Walsingham Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 72%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 14 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Comp, AP English Literature/Comp., AP French V, AP Latin V, AP Music Theory, AP Spanish V, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP U.S. Government, AP U.S. History, 
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
((Winter and Spring Uniforms for girls and boys.))

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,910
Tuition Notes Grades 8: $12,152 Grades 9-12: $12,910
Admissions Director Richard Plank


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Sailing, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
Field HockeyFootball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Service Club, Campus Life, Contemporary Group, Drama, Junior-Senior Chorus, Key Club, Madrigals, National Foreign Language Societies, National Honor Society, Newspaper and Yearbook, Stage Crew, Varsity Club Campus Life, Drama, Key Club, Madrigals, Stage Crew, Varsity Club, Art Service Club,
Contemporary Group,
Junior-Senior Chorus,
National Foreign Language Societies,
National Honor Society,
Newspaper and Yearbook,

School Notes:

  • Located in picturesque Williamsburg, Virginia, Walsingham Academy was founded in 1947 by the Sisters of Mercy and built on the traditions of academic excellence, faith and the development of the whole child.  Vibrant and challenging programs in academics, service, the arts and athletics contribute to independent, critical thinkers prepared to be responsible stewards of the world.

    Walsingham Academy stresses the important role of the family in sharing responsibility for each student's total education. Walsingham Academy recognizes the student as the center of its concern. The dignity and worth of each person teacher, student, and staff person are reverenced and respected. In terms of intellectual development, the school is strongly committed to academic excellence and self discipline. This emphasis on excellence encourages all students to reach the highest fulfillment of their potential for learning throughout their lives.  Students, teachers, parents, and administrators share in the purpose of the Walsingham community and work toward promoting the maximum growth of the individual within a Christ-centered setting. 

  • Profile last updated: 12/09/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Providence Classical School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walsingham Academy Lower School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Walsingham Academy Lower School (0 miles away)
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  • Williamsburg Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Walsingham Academy Lower School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1100 Jamestown Road
    Williamsburg , VA , 23185
    (Roman Catholic)
    0  mi  |  347  students  |  Gr.  PK-7
  • Williamsburg
    Walnut Hills Baptist Church Learning
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    1014 Jamestown Road
    Williamsburg , VA , 23185
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    0  mi  |  67  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Williamsburg
    Greenwood Christian Academy
    5251 John Tyler Hwy 37
    Williamsburg , VA , 23185
    0.7  mi  |  43  students  |  Gr.  K-7
  • Williamsburg
    King Of Glory Preschool & Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    4897 Longhill Rd
    Williamsburg , VA , 23188
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    3.2  mi  |  180  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Williamsburg
    Providence Classical School
    6000 Easter Circle
    Williamsburg , VA , 23188
    3.2  mi  |  171  students  |  Gr.  K-12

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