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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,901 students
  • Acceptance rate: 25%
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 14 / Jan. 28
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

The Westminster Schools ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1951
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
1,901 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 28%
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
(Out of 1600)
Average ACT score
33
(Out of 36)
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)
Summer Program Cost Notes
Summer School courses are available for Middle and Upper School students and cost varies by course.
% 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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the acceptance rate of The Westminster Schools?
The acceptance rate of The Westminster Schools is 25%, which is lower than the national average of 80%. The Westminster Schools's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Georgia with low acceptance rates.
Does The Westminster Schools offer a summer program?
Yes, The Westminster Schools offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does The Westminster Schools offer?
The Westminster Schools offers 19 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Diving, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling. The Westminster Schools is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Georgia for most sports offered.
What is The Westminster Schools's ranking?
When is the application deadline for The Westminster Schools?
The application deadline for The Westminster Schools is Jan. 14 / Jan. 28.
In what neighborhood is The Westminster Schools located?
The Westminster Schools is located in the Paces neighborhood of Atlanta, GA. There are 2 other private schools located in Paces.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
US First Day of School
August 15, 2024 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked GA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,901 students
  • Acceptance rate: 25%
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 14 / Jan. 28
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Atlanta, GA is $17,601 for elementary schools and $21,454 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Atlanta, GA is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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