The Westminster Schools


Westminster 1 WEB - Credit Billy HowardFounded in 1951, Westminster is a Pre-First–12 Christian preparatory school that serves 1,862 students on a 180-acre campus in the heart of metro Atlanta. We prepare students to serve and lead in our rapidly changing world, helping them tap into innate talents in a vibrant and personal learning environment.

Westminster is committed to developing the whole student by offering not only carefully designed academic instruction, but also a wealth of engaging extracurricular opportunities such as:

  • Unique service learning projects that partner with nonprofit organizations locally and abroad;
  • A dynamic performing arts program that includes music, visual arts, and drama;
  • Students in front of Pressly Hall, The Westminster Schools WEB - Credit Billy HowardA nationally recognized athletic program with 84 teams across 17 sports;
  • and interdisciplinary Global Programs in more than eight countries.

We invite you to visit our campus during an Open House. Please visit to review dates, register for an event, and learn more about our admissions process.

We look forward to meeting you!

Learn more about The Westminster School.

Grades pre-1–12

Total number of students 1,862

Number of high school students 816

Founded 1951

Students of color 31%

Average class size (K–5) 18 (2 teachers per class)

Average class size (middle school) 16

Average class size (high school) 17

Religious affiliation nondenominational Christian

Seniors with National Merit recognition 38%

Grade foreign language first offered pre-1

Language(s) offered Chinese, French, Latin, Spanish

Lowest tuition for 5-day students $22,125

Annual tuition for grade 12 $25,660

Students receiving financial aid 15%

Class size expands in 6, 7, 9

Uniform no

Bus transportation no

Teacher retention rate 90%

Number of AP courses offered 25

Students scoring 3-plus on AP exams 91%

Varsity sports baseball, basketball, cheerleading, crew, cross-country, football, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, soccer, softball, squash, swimming/diving, tennis, track, volleyball, wrestling

Division GHSA class AAA

Number of art studios 9

High school theater productions per year 4

High school musical ensembles 10

Annual applications per opening 4