Westminster Academy

5.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
Tel: (954)771-4600
  • Since 1971, Westminster Academy has educated and equipped children as a Christ-honoring, Bible-centered, covenant, college-preparatory school ministry of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church.
  • The Westminster Academy community is composed of approximately 900 students from two years of age through twelfth grade who worship at over 150 different churches.
  • Our students are prayerfully immersed in Jesus Christ, God's Truth, and scholarly excellence in all areas of their learning at WA. We prepare our students to be exceptional thinkers, learners, and leaders with a Biblical and scholarly perspective for college and life.
  • Our graduates receive various college scholarship offers and many attend the top-tier universities in the nation including the United States Military Service Academies, UNC at Chapel Hill, Covenant, Duke, University of Florida, Florida State University, Furman, Georgia Tech, Harvard, Holy Cross, MIT, Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Stanford, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest, Wheaton, and Yale.
  • We invite you to tour our campus and learn more about what Westminster Academy has to offer.
  • Please contact the Admissions Office at 954.771.4615 ext. 2529 or admissions@wa.edu to schedule an individual tour or attend one of our scheduled open houses.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Christian Schools of Florida
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
National Council for Private School Accreditation
Religious AffiliationPresbyterian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1971
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2014

Student Body

Total Students896 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 32%
Students by GradeWestminster Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses13 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Art, AP Biology, AP Computer Science, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Government, AP Physics, AP Spanish, AP United States History, DE (Dual Enrollment) Business Calculus, DE Business Law, DE Calculus I, DE Calculus II, DE Chemistry, DE Introduction To Life Calling, DE Macro/Micro Enconomics, DE Precalculus, DE Psychology, DE Statistics
Average SAT score1207
Average ACT score25
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniforms - shorts, slacks, polo shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorAustin Elmer
Admissions AssociateSandy Black

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBallet, Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water PoloBalletBaseball,
BasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
DivingFootball,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.19 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Fishing Club, Harvard Model Congress, Junior State of America, Key Club, La Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, National Latin Honor Society, Robotics, Sigma Gamma, Student Council, Students for Soldiers, Teen Advisors, Teenage Republicans

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama, Quill and Scroll

School Notes

  • Since 1971, Westminster Academy has educated and equipped children as a Christ-honoring, Bible-centered, covenant, college-preparatory school ministry of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church. We are composed of Pre-K 2-year-olds through 12th grade with an annual enrollment of approximately 900 students. Our students are prayerfully immersed in Jesus Christ, God's Truth, and scholarly excellence in all areas of their learning at WA. We prepare our students to be exceptional thinkers, learners, and leaders with a Biblical and scholarly perspective for college and life. Our seniors receive college scholarships and many of them attend the top-tier universities in the nation including the United States Military Service Academies, UNC at Chapel Hill, Covenant, Duke, University of Florida, Furman, Georgia Tech, Harvard, Holy Cross, MIT, Princeton, Stanford, Wake Forest, Wheaton, and Yale.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  2/6/2017
As a family we have all been very happy at WA. I feel high school is preparing them well for college in many ways, not just academically. They provide a good balance for the students. This year WA did get a new Headmaster. We look forward to many good things and a even stronger future for WA.
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5  4/15/2016
I am a parent who has a 2010 graduate and a current high schooler. Westminster Academy has been an excellent Christian school that has provided both my sons a very well rounded College Preparatory education, along with opportunity to be well rounded through leadership, music, and athletics.
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5  9/3/2014
Our son has been at Westminster for both summer camp and Pre-K2 and we have been very happy with the school. We highly recommend it to any parent looking for a warm, caring environment for their young children.
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