Waxahachie Preparatory Academy

Tel: (972)937-0440
Grades: K - 12 | 135 students
Waxahachie Preparatory Academy is as unique from other schools as children are from each other.
WPA allows students more family time, a great sense of community, and flexibility in their school week.
"The academics are appropriately challenging and are allowing our students to develop independent study skills with co-teaching supervision from the parents."

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 2001

Student Body

Total Students 135 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 4%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Waxahachie Preparatory Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 10 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(khaki pants and WPA shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Aug. 1 / Jan. 10
Tuition Notes Students will enroll for for the individual classes they select for the entire school year. The payment plans are 12-month, 10-month, or 2-pay with a 5% discount. Classes for 2013-2014 are $143 per credit hour.
% on Financial Aid 3%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Admissions Director Amy Morren
Admissions Associate Shelley McPherson

Sports

Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Track and Field, Volleyball, WeightliftingBasketballCross Country,
GolfSoccer,
SwimmingTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama, Math Pentathalon, National Honor Society, Student Government, Yearbook Club Drama, Yearbook Club, Math Pentathalon,
National Honor Society,
Student Government,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 09/26/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ovilla Christian School (9.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Joseph Catholic School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Joseph Catholic School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Waxahachie St Joseph Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    506 E Marvin Ave
    Waxahachie , TX , 75165
    (972)937-0956
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.6  mi  |  135  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Waxahachie
    First Christian Day School
    (Disciples of Christ)
    1109 Brown St
    Waxahachie , TX , 75165
    (972)937-1952
    (Disciples of Christ)
    1.5  mi  |  134  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Red Oak Ovilla Christian School
    (Baptist)
    3251 Ovilla Rd
    Red Oak , TX , 75154
    (972)617-1177
    (Baptist)
    9.8  mi  |  386  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Desoto Park Ridge Academy
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    415 E Parkerville Rd
    Desoto , TX , 75115
    (972)223-7913
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    13.1  mi  |  20  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Desoto
    Turning Point Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    1221 E. Parkerville Road
    Desoto , TX , 75115
    (972)230-1838
    (Christian)
    13.1  mi  |  29  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 10, 2013 - Our family has attended WPA since our son was in the 1st grade. Now that he is in the 4th grade, we see how the university model helps him become an independent learner. He loves coming to school and we more time as a family. I cannot think of a better place for him to go to school and love the time it has given our family. Also, the character and Christian emphasis has mirrored what our family sees as important in education. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended October 08, 2013 - Our family has been with WPA for over 6 years. We have two students, a 6th grader and a 3rd grader. We have had the priviledge of seeing what a University Model can do for your student and how it really works. Our 6th grader has developed into a motivated, independent and driven young individual. The fact that we are more involved in the teaching in the earlier years is very beneficial. We know that our student will not run the risk of being left behind. We get to concentrate on those areas that are more challenging for them and put adequate focus on those that they have mastered the days we are at home. The challenging academics put them at a higher level and keep them on their toes. It is an amazing and challenging school that helps them to strive to work harder and challenges them to be responsible for their own work. The high level of parental involvment allows parents to always know where their student is academically and how they are doing at all times. Teachers are informative, they truly care and are always a phone call away on your days at home! Finally, the Christian atmosphere is priceless and helps to encourage the priciples we instill in our children at home. WE LOVE WPA! - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended January 31, 2013 - We have been with WPA for over 5 years now. The concept of the school really works. My 5th grader has learned responsiblility, individualism and character! We love this school! - Posted by Parent

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