Westwood Baptist Academy

Tel: (573)785-2922
  • Westwood Baptist Academy (WBA) offers a quality Christian education in a warm, friendly atmosphere.
  • The purpose of this school is to give Christian training along with a solid academic foundation in the basic fundamentals of learning for the average and above-average child.
  • Academic and spiritual standards are high with added emphasis on patriotism and character training.
  • WBA is an accredited member of the American Association of Christian Schools (AACS), the North American Christian School Accrediting Agency (NACSAA), the National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA), and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS).
  • WBA is also a member of the Missouri Association of Christian Schools and is a member of Westwood Baptist Church.
  • WBA participates in the Mid-America Association of Christian Schools' regional events.
  • WBA also participates in the Metro Athletic Conference and the Missouri Christian School Athletic Association sporting events.
  • Preschool (K3) through 12th grade classes are taught in a traditional classroom setting primarily using the A Beka curriculum.
  • Each student has close, personal contact with well-qualified teachers who are prepared to give each student a thorough scholastic background.
  • Our classrooms are bright, cheerful, and air-conditioned. WBA provides excellent academics in a caring Christian environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.American Association of Christian Schools (AACS)
Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
National Council for Private School Accreditation
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded2002

Student Body

Total Students238 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 19%
Students by GradeWestwood Baptist Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
21%
Average Class Size15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
4th-6th Band, High School Drama Team, Jr. High/High School Band, Jr. High/High School Choir, Piano Lessons Offered

Recreational Athletic Programs:
1st-6th Intramural Cheerleading, 3rd-6th Intramural Basketball, K3-6th Intramural Socce

School Notes

  • Westwood Baptist Academy (WBA) offers a quality Christian education in a warm, friendly atmosphere. The purpose of this school is to give Christian training along with a solid academic foundation in the basic fundamentals of learning for the average and above-average child. Academic and spiritual standards are high with added emphasis on patriotism and character training. WBA is an accredited member of the American Association of Christian Schools (AACS), the North American Christian School Accrediting Agency (NACSAA), the National Council for Private School Accreditation (NCPSA), and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools (MSA-CESS). WBA is also a member of the Missouri Association of Christian Schools and is a member of Westwood Baptist Church. WBA participates in the Mid-America Association of Christian Schools' regional events. WBA also participates in the Metro Athletic Conference and the Missouri Christian School Athletic Association sporting events. Preschool (K3) through 12th grade classes are taught in a traditional classroom setting primarily using the A Beka curriculum. Each student has close, personal contact with well-qualified teachers who are prepared to give each student a thorough scholastic background. Our classrooms are bright, cheerful, and air-conditioned. WBA provides excellent academics in a caring Christian environment.
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