The Westminster Schools

1424 W Paces Ferry Road NW,
Atlanta, GA, 30327-0300
     Tel: (404)609-6202
Grades: K - 12 | 1845 students
Welcome to Westminster! By providing a challenging academic curriculum, a wide variety of extra-curricular experiences, and an opportunity to develop meaningful interpersonal relationships, Westminster offers the highest-quality learning experience to fully develop each child intellectually, physically, and spiritually.
With our culture and philosophy rooted in Judeo-Christian tradition, we nurture, support and embrace children of all religious backgrounds and provide a biblical studies curriculum that enhances the student's spiritual and ethical core.
By offering a comprehensive array of programs and opportunities that positively influence the character of our students, we enable them to understand and utilize their full potential so they can contribute to their community and make a positive difference in the world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Atlanta Association of Independent Schools (AAAIS)
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious Affiliation Christian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1951

Student Body

Total Students 1845 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 29%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade The Westminster Schools Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 250 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 27 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language, AP Drawing Portfolio, AP English - Language, AP English - Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language and Culture, AP Latin: Vergil, AP Music Theory, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Physics C: Mechanics and Electricity & Magnetism, AP Spanish - Literature and Culture, AP Spanish - Language, AP Statistics, AP Three-Dimensional Design Portfolio, AP Two-Dimensional Portfolio (Drawing and Painting), AP Two-Dimensional Portfolio (Photography and Digital Media), AP United States History  
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress code - Details listed in student handbook)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / Jan. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost $23,385
Tuition Notes $20,165 for grades PreFirst- 5 $23,385 for grades 6-12
% on Financial Aid 15%
Average Financial Aid Grant $12,900
Acceptance Rate 25%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Marjorie Mitchell
Admissions Associate Robert Spiotta

Sports

Total Sports Offered 19 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCrew,
Cross CountryDiving,
FootballGolf,
GymnasticsLacrosse,
Rock ClimbingSoccer,
SoftballSquash,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Wrestling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Atlanta Girls' School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Atlanta Girls' School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Atlanta Speech School (0.8 miles away)
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  • AtlantaAtlanta Girls' School
    All-girls
    3254 Northside Parkway NW
    AtlantaGA30327
    (404)845-0900
    All-girls
    0.7 mi | 223 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • AtlantaHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Pace Academy
    966 W. Paces Ferry Road NW
    AtlantaGA30327
    (404)262-1345
    0.8 mi | 1083 students | Gr. K-12                      
  • AtlantaAtlanta Speech School
    Special Education School  (Christian)
    3160 Northside Pkwy Nw
    AtlantaGA30327
    (404)233-5332
    Special Education School  (Christian)
    0.8 mi | 499 students | Gr. NS-6                      
  • AtlantaSt. Annes Day School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Episcopal)
    3098 Saint Annes Ln Nw
    AtlantaGA30327
    (404)237-7024
    Daycare / Preschool  (Episcopal)
    1.1 mi | 66 students | Gr. K                      
  • AtlantaTrinity School Inc
    4301 Northside Pkwy NW
    AtlantaGA30327
    (404)231-8100
    1.3 mi | 642 students | Gr. PK-6                      

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