Walker Memorial Academy

1525 W Avon Blvd
Avon Park, FL 33825-0338
     Tel: (863)453-3131
        
   
Grades: PK - 12 | 234 students
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Walker Memorial Academy was established in 1947 to provide a Christ-centered education for elementary age students of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Avon Park, Florida.
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WMA is committed to excellence and innovation in order to provide a dynamic, well-rounded curriculum so that students will have opportunities to obtain thinking skills in addition to acquiring academic facts.
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The student body, which exhibits ethnic diversity in a rural setting, is led by dedicated individuals with various talents.
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Because the members of the Adventist Christian community place a high value on education, they provide many active support groups which allow WMA to be a well-equipped and technologically current school that is able to offer a wide variety of experiences and services to its students.
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WMA is accredited by the Florida Association of Non-Public Schools, the Seventh-day Adventist Board of Regents and the National Council for Private School Accreditation.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. General Conference of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church (GCSDAC)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Seventh-Day Adventist
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 234 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 76%
State avg.: 35%
Students by Grade Walker Memorial Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Grace Academy (6.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Central Florida Academy (2.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Parkview Pre-k (2.9 miles away)
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