The Westminster Schools

Westminster is a Christian, independent day school, which seeks to serve students who are bright, motivated, curious, and nurtured by challenge in an environment that develops leaders of conscience who will be a positive force in the world. The School was founded in 1951 guided by a mission to prepare students for college and for life.
With a current enrollment of 1,901 students in grades Pre-First through Twelfth, Westminster fulfills its mission through a dynamic curriculum that engages children across the key dimensions of their growth--academic, physical, and spiritual.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1951
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost Notes
Summer School courses are available for Middle and Upper School students and cost varies by course.
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
1,901 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade
The Westminster Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
325 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
6 students
Number of AP Courses
23 courses
List of Courses Offered
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
Average SAT score
1450
Average ACT score
33
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Dress code - Details are listed in student handbook)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 14 / Jan. 28
Tuition Notes
$28,520 (Pre-First through 5th) and $32,700 (6th through 12th)
% on Financial Aid
14%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$12,900
Acceptance Rate
25%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Claire Strowd
Admissions Associate
Latrice Colbert
Endowment Size
$260 million

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School Notes

  • Westminster is a Christian, independent day school, which seeks to serve students who are bright, motivated, curious, and nurtured by challenge in an environment that develops leaders of conscience who will be a positive force in the world. The School was founded in 1951 guided by a mission to prepare students for college and for life. With a current enrollment of 1,870 students in grades pre-first through twelfth, Westminster fulfills its mission through a dynamic curriculum that engages children across the key dimensions of their growth-academic, physical, and spiritual.
Profile last updated: 08/18/2021

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