Windward School

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  • Windward is a dynamic a college-preparatory school that challenges each student to achieve academic excellence in a nurturing, inclusive community.
  • Windward teachers, parents, and administrators work together to inspire our students to be responsible, caring, well informed, ethical, prepared, and balanced young adults.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Year Founded1971

Student Body

Total Students550 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeWindward School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses16 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost$32,977
Admissions DirectorSharon Pearline
Admissions AssociateLisa Walker

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Equestrian, Flag Football, Football, Golf, Sailing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
EquestrianFlag Football,
FootballGolf,
SailingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWinter Track,

School Notes

  • Our goals are to create a balanced college-preparatory program within a caring environment; complementing strong academic preparation with the development of ethics, character, and strong interpersonal skills; maintaining small classes and accessible faculty members, alumni, and friends to promote a strong sense of community; developing innovative programs, challenging course work, and dynamic co-curricular activities that meet the needs of our students; having faculty members and staff well trained, supervised, highly motivated, and sharing our vision; creating a welcoming community that embraces diversity and encourages students to develop a sophisticated understanding of the world they will inherit; and providing facilities and resources to create the strongest educational setting for optimal student learning.
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