The Westminster Schools

1424 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, 30327
404-355-8673
westminster.net

GRADES OFFERED pre-1–12

TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS 1,873

NUMBER OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS 831

FOUNDED 1951

STUDENTS OF COLOR 33%

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE (K–5) 18 (2 teachers per class)

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE (MIDDLE SCHOOL) 15

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE (HIGH SCHOOL) 18

RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION nondenominational

SENIORS WITH NATIONAL MERIT RECOGNITION 30%

GRADE FOREIGN LANGUAGE FIRST OFFERED pre-1

LANGUAGE(S) OFFERED Chinese, French, Latin, Spanish

LOWEST TUITION FOR 5-DAY STUDENTS $24,220

ANNUAL TUITION FOR HIGHEST GRADE $28,090

STUDENTS RECEIVING FINANCIAL AID 14%

CLASS SIZE EXPANDS IN 6, 7, 9

UNIFORM no

BUS TRANSPORTATION no

TEACHER RETENTION RATE 90%

AP COURSES OFFERED 23

STUDENTS SCORING 3+ ON AP EXAMS 82%

VARSITY SPORTS baseball, basketball, cheerleading, crew, cross-country, football, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, soccer, softball, squash, swimming/diving, tennis, track & field,

volleyball, wrestling

DIVISION GHSA class AAA

STEM/STEAM PROGRAM yes

ART STUDIOS 9

THEATER PRODUCTIONS PER YEAR 6

MUSICAL ENSEMBLES 10

ANNUAL APPLICATIONS PER OPENING 4

WHAT’S NEW The school hired additional learning specialists in an effort to unlock students’ full potential. The lower school continues to expand its Design Thinking curriculum, which teaches the habits of creativity, innovation, collaboration, investigation, and problem solving. The middle school is home to the Art & Architecture course, where students design and build a treehouse for Truly Living Well in Atlanta. The upper school is planning its fourth year of JanTerm, an intensive, three-week accelerated course of study in January.