The Westminster Schools

  • Westminster is a Christian, independent day school for boys and girls, 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.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
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 AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1951
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost NotesSummer School courses are available for Middle and Upper School students and cost varies by course.
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students1,894 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
37%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade The Westminster Schools Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers325 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size6 students
Number of AP Courses23 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAP 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 score1420
Average ACT score31
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Dress code - Details are listed in student handbook)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / Jan. 29
Tuition Notes$27,425 (Pre-First through 5th) and $31,500 (6th through 12th)
% on Financial Aid
14%
Average Financial Aid Grant$12,900
Acceptance Rate
25%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorClaire Strowd
Admissions AssociateLatrice Colbert
Endowment Size$260 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered18 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Crew, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCrew,
Cross CountryDiving,
FootballGolf,
GymnasticsLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWrestling,

School Notes

  • Westminster is a Christian, independent day school for boys and girls, 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.

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