Westminster Academy

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Westminster Academy is a JK-12 classical Christian independent school located in Memphis, TN. It is one of more than 200 private schools across the nation implementing this purposeful, powerful and proven method of education that inspires students to become thoughtful, disciplined and engaged learners who are encouraged to love God and to be captivated by His created world.This Christ-centered program emphasizes classical methodology - Socratic teaching requiring students to understand concepts and grasp information by exercising their own reasoning skills.
Formal Logic, Rhetoric and Latin teach the skills of sound reasoning, disciplined investigation and persuasive communication.
This private education is for parents who are passionate about what their children learn and how they learn it.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS)
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1996

Student Body

Total Students418 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Westminster Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Average SAT score1370
Average ACT score30
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Lands End)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorElizabeth S. Perkins
Admissions AssociateLiz Kinney


Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Indoor Soccer, Riflery, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Indoor SoccerRiflery,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.17 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Field Day Committee, His Hands and Feet (Community Service Society), Mock Trial Team, Newspaper, Science Olympiad, Student Ambassadors, Wordsmith, Yearbook, Youth in Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Ballet (K & 1st), Drama Club, Orchestra, Select Choir, Strings Program, The Artists Guild

Recreational Athletic Programs:

School Notes

  • Westminster Academy`s admission process seeks to identify families who share our passion for the classical Christian pedagogy and students who will thrive in our educational model. If you are considering applying to Westminster Academy, we strongly recommend that you take the time to carefully review the information included on our website and consider some of the additional readings suggested on our resource page.The best way to see if your goals for your children`s education match that of our aspirations for your children, arrange a time to visit and tour the school.  Call us at (901)380-9192 to do so.  

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The average private school tuition in Memphis, TN is $11,475 for elementary schools and $12,760 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Memphis, TN is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).