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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 265 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
265 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
73%
State avg.: 46%
Students by Grade
Walker Memorial Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: Verified school update

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What schools are Walker Memorial Academy often compared to?
Walker Memorial Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Heartland Christian School by visitors of our site.
What is Walker Memorial Academy's ranking?
Walker Memorial Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for: Largest student body and 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 (2024)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 265 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Florida is $10,530 for elementary schools and $11,748 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Florida is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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