Walker Memorial Academy

  • 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 AffiliationSeventh Day Adventist
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students192 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
73%
State avg.: 41%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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    11.4 miles
    1160 Persimmon Ave
    Sebring, FL 33870
    (863)385-3850
    11.4 PK-12
    76
  • Avon Park
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    (Christian)
    Grades: PK-2 | 59 students
    2.9 miles
    507 Rich St
    Avon Park, FL 33825
    (863)453-8687
    2.9 PK-2
    59
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    (Seventh Day Adventist)
    Grades: 9-12 | 420 students
    72.1 miles
    500 Education Loop
    Apopka, FL 32703
    (407)862-8411
    72.1 9-12
    420

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