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.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 228 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Walker Memorial Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

Category
Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
1947

Student Body

Total Students
228 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
73%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
Walker Memorial Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Walker Memorial Academy's ranking?

Walker Memorial Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for: Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Walker Memorial Academy?

The application deadline for Walker Memorial Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 228 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Florida is $9,846 for elementary schools and $11,076 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Florida is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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