Walker Memorial Academy

Tel: (863)453-3131
Grades: PK-12 | 234 students
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The student body, which exhibits ethnic diversity in a rural setting, is led by dedicated individuals with various talents.
  • 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.
  • 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.: 33%
Students by Grade Walker Memorial Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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