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6855 SW 152nd St
Palmetto Bay, FL 33157

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4 stars
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June 27, 2014
Westminster Christian School is a great place to be. I'm the parent of an alumni and a current high school student, and I couldn't be happier with my decision to place my children at the school. My older child is currently in law school, and was provided an excellent academic foundation. Both my children have been very happy with the school.

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2014
My experience at Westminster Christian School has been just the opposite of the bullying review just posted. My children have been loved and nurtured in every grade and have been encouraged to consistently lift the bar higher. Their academic, athletic and artistic talents have reached levels that neither my husband and I could have ever hoped or dreamt of. It is an incredible school which has become a part of our family.

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2014
Great things are happening at Westminster Christian School. Our students are being accepted into top level universities and colleges, we have 21 student athletes who have signed to play their sport at the collegiate level. Our girls volleyball and softball teams won the Class 3A state championship titles. My children have been attending WCS since 2007 and are thriving in both academics and athletics. Their teachers take a genuine interest in their education as well as their spiritual well being. Their coaches push them to their physical capacities and as a result both my children qualified and competed at the state level in their sport. They love their Westminster family and can't imagine being anywhere else.

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2014
My two boys had a wonderful experience at Westminster. The academic schedules for each allowed them to grow in knowledge and both have been accepted to their colleges of choice. I am also forever thankful for the friendships my children developed while at Westminster. It is wonderful that both sons have a tight community of friends that is lasting into their college years, even with friends that attend other schools across the United States. It really is like a family support, even when they are away from home. The teachers and staff at Westminster were always welcoming to me and were available to offer help and advice for my sons' classes while they were at Westminster. I could not have asked for better support as a parent. My only regret is that my sons did not attend Westminster from the beginning, when we moved to Miami. I am grateful that we discovered Westminster and the community of Christians that have become like family to me and my family.

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2014
Bullying review just posted makes no sense! My children are thrilled to be Westminster Warriors! My daughter has been a student at Westminster since K3 and is now going into Middle School. My son started in K4 and is now going to be a 2nd grader. Both have had amazing teachers and have truly had wonderful experiences. Every afternoon after school, our drive home consists of great stories from their school day. My husband and I agree that providing Christian education for our children at Westminster is the best investment we have ever made. Our children are growing academically and spiritually. They love to read! They really get math! They enjoy learning about science! And have taught us a lesson or two about Christian character! We thank God every day for Westminster Christian School, the teachers, and students.

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2014
As a current student at Westminster, I can most definitely testify to the reviews made regarding the excellent staff and administration. Westminster is my second home, and I can't imagine a place without it. The teachers here, at every grade level, are truly incredible and have a genuine interest to see you learn & grow. Westminster has not only provided me with an excellent education, but it has given me long-lasting friendships and relationships, with both students and teachers, that I know, I will cherish for a lifetime. I am so thankful I attend WCS, and I'm glad my parents have chosen to invest their time & money in such an incredible community; or as I like to call it, a family.

- submitted by a community member
June 19, 2014
Westminster is a very special place for the students and the parents. My child is a graduate and currently attending a top university. My other child is still at Westminster, and continues to enjoy this wonderful school. No school is perfect, but Westminster is pretty close!!!!

- submitted by a parent
June 18, 2014
The school has a problem with bullying not only student to student but the teachers bully the students. There are a few good teachers but their hands are tied therefore conditions never improve. My child was repeatedly bullied by a teacher yet my concern was not addressed. Additionally they favor alumni in an unfair way. The children suffer low self esteem when treated so unfairly. The board and administration do not take corrective action, it is a shame.

- submitted by a parent
January 13, 2014
I have to respond to the negative review posted on January 11 because I have had exactly the opposite experience. The school has a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to bullying. But as we all know, policies don't mean a thing if the culture is not supported by the students themselves. My daughter was cyberbullied by someone outside of Westminster, and the entire community rallied around her. Friends close to her, as well as upperclassmen and younger students she was only acquainted with, overwhelmed her with messages of love and support, and they let the "bully" know that this behavior was not acceptable. The school is a family - this is true among the students as well as the parents. I wouldn't want my children any place else, especially when they are met with a crisis in their lives.

- submitted by a parent
January 11, 2014
Westminster does have some wonderful staff but they also have a huge bullying problem. My daughter had many problems throughout her years there. When it was taken to administration she was basically told that it was her fault. She had few friends and was miserable to the point that she told me she wanted to die. This year she is at public school and she is flourishing. She has no problems making friends...she is friends with everyone ...her teachers tell me she is one of the most popular students in her grade...and her closest friends are of Christian faith. I am so glad we moved our daughter out of this school because it was not good for her self esteem or her faith. My only caution to future parents would be to be careful. Westminster does have great teachers and extra curricular activities but it can be a very hard place to be accepted as a new or existing student.

- submitted by a parent
October 23, 2013
Teachers at Westminster take a personal interest in students education and personal learning styles. They effectively communicate children's progress and areas needing improvement and map out a course of action for skill development.

- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2013
Westminster Christian School is an extraordinary school, where rigorous academics, an incredible fine arts program and strong athletics are presented to its students while still maintaining its Christian values and Biblically sound perspective. My children love going to school. Their enthusiasm for learning is contagious; with the credit going to their WCS teachers who are phenomenal. The new elementary school, which opened this school year (Fall 2013), is a must see. I strongly encourage anyone interested in quality Christian education to come and visit. You will fall in love with this wonderful school!

- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2013
I don't think you can find better value for your money! I have lived in many countries and my three children have been in different private schools both abroad and in the US. This is by far the most comprehensive institution of learning that my kids have ever attended. Teachers and administrators genuinely care for the students and listen to parents. Guidance dept. is phenomenal! Visit the school and talk to other parents. I highly recommend it! Your children will thank you for sending them to a place they will love and remember for the rest of their lives!!! Mine already do!

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2013
My children have been at Westminster for 10 years and I could not think of a better place for them to have grown up in. The teachers and administrators display their Christian character in everything they do. Wether your looking for strong spiritual foundations, excellent academic curriculum, competitive sports programs or outstanding fine arts, you will find it at Westminster Christian School. This school is truly a Blessing to our family.

- submitted by a parent
June 20, 2013
I am an alumni and parent and very proud of WCS. Please reserve judgment until you visit the school and meet the teachers and administration. I am proud of our school for maintaining its values and mission and its Christ centered focus.

- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2013
I have two children at Westminster (WCS) - one is academically gifted while the other is artistic and creative. WCS does an incredible job meeting both of their needs. The teachers are wonderful - brilliant, kind, challenging and inspiring. I love the caliber of students well rounded, polite, and down-to-earth. Academically, WCS is on par, if not better, than its counterparts in the county. Since the school keeps a low key profile and doesn t brag, let me brag a little of its incredible science program. The school s new science building is state of the art with gifted teachers who have challenged the students to excel in ways they never thought they could, resulting in recent accolades and awards such as: * Five WCS students advanced to the State Science Fair. WCS was the most represented school in Dade County, making up a quarter of all students advancing to States; *2 of 4 South Florida students picked to participate in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair were WCS students; *A WCS student was 1 of 4 students from Florida participating in the International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering, and Environment Project Olympiad (and won).

- submitted by a parent
December 03, 2012
I am an alumni from Westminster and I couldn't recommend it more heavily. I don't know where anyone is getting the idea that the teachers are not held to the same standards (I have a friend who works there) and they are strict on how the teachers act. The school is amazing. You couldn't ask for a better education. The faculty is excellent. They push their students for the highest standards and really push to prepare them for college and beyond. There are all sorts of activities for students. No school is perfect, and if there is a downside it is definitely the cost.

- submitted by a community member
September 23, 2012
Not a good value for the cost. Some of the teachers are not practicing the Christian values taught in the Bible of truth and fairness. The students are required to hold to standards the faculty are not required to match. When this is reported the administration does not address it. I would shop around.

- submitted by a parent
June 10, 2012
The school has a few excellent teachers but some very poor teachers. The school favors children of alumni and teachers and therefore is not a fair environment. Athletics has struggled the last 3 years due to the turn over in the department. The school needs better stronger leadership and until there is improvement the tuition exceeds the value.

- submitted by a parent
March 29, 2011
This is my son's first year at Westminster, and we couldn't be happier. The education he receives is exceptional; his teachers are engaging and creative - yet also challenging. The school has amazing science, math and fine arts departments. Parents are friendly and welcoming - and the children are good kids. There is a lot of parent participation, particularly in the elementary school. Not a morning goes by where you don't see the principal or headmaster roaming the grounds greeting students and parents. I could go on and on... Needless to say, if you are considering WCS for your child, I encourage you to schedule a visit.

- submitted by a parent
February 07, 2010
im a student at westminster and i love thsi school!the teachers are great and understanding...and we do many charities. We are very christian based and i see no faults in my school

- submitted by a student
no rating November 03, 2009
I think this is a great school, academicly and spiritual

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August 31, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating June 04, 2009
WCS has been a second home for our daughter from the very begining. We started at PK3 and are now goint to her SENIOR YEAR. The teachers are very good and the fine arts department has an awesome orchestra, with a well know and prestigious director. The academics at WCS are excellent. They boast a nice 98% acceptance to college among the graduates.The atletics and fine arts are well developed and diverse.The staff is very good too. Since the extra curricular activities and books are included, the cost is fair. They are going trough massive renovations that will bring WCS well into the 21st century. WCS It is the only reason why we haven't noved away from Miami during this economy...it is well woth it.

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2009
As a graduate of WCS myself, and a parent of WCS students, I am thrilled to have my children here. The attention paid to students and their individual needs is unbeatable. It is a safe, nurturing, welcoming environment. The new buildings and campus improvements are wonderful. The school is economically diverse, and although giving is encouraged, as funds are needed to make these improvements, it is not pushed or required. My children are happy here, and are getting a great academic education, a great Christian education and the opportunity for Fine Arts and Athletics. Westminster has something to offer everyone.

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February 18, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
February 18, 2009
We have been at WCS for three years. Westminster puts the Christian back in School. Our family has found a true home at Westminster. My daughter has blossomed since arriving three years ago. The faculty take the time to know each child. The school from Pre-k through 12th grade focuses on the entire child. The Fine Arts are not only emphasized but are the best and the school has the awards to prove it. Athletics are part of life and your child will learn the bible. After being at two other private schools in town WCS is $10,000 less than the other two schools and is hands down the best. I challenge anyone to visit the school. You will not want to leave...

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 16, 2009
My children have been at WCS for 6 years. Since the first day I walked into Westminster I was treated like family. It is not a clicky school at all. If you think it is, you have a false perception. I have never been looked down out or excluded from anything. Our families represent a wide variety of financial levels and everyone is treated fairly. The teachers and administrators are very approachable and easy to contact. They will address problems and try to be sensitive to all children and their needs. I hope to remain at this school until my children graduate.

- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2009
Our family just joined WCS this year. We are extremely happy with the pre-school. It is a great environment and we hope to remain at WCS thur 12 grade. It is expensive, but worth every penny! You get what you pay for with personalized attention and small class size. It is nice to be a part of the Westminster Family.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 06, 2009
The school premises are good. If you want to join the school, you nees to drive a great car, have a lot of money, and be able to put up with a lot of snobs! discipline is good, curriculum is good,too many activities, if you want your kids to participate in extras, clubs are very expensive. The uniform store is the worse since they opened a little store inside the school, tons of children have to tried the uniforms in one fitting room. Not to happy with the school, but it is better than some others. The food...very bad.

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December 15, 2008
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no rating May 29, 2008
Westminster needs qualified educational leadership to help them improve their standards. As the students rise through the grade levels there is a lack of guidance and the high school does not rise to the level needed to help the students be successful. Just throwing busy work at us does not help us learn. I cannot tell who is directing and in what direction. The board needs to wake up because they cannot charge high tuition and expect familes to pay for this.

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May 12, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
April 07, 2008
We have been at Westminster for over 12 years, we have experienced all campuses, with 3 children and many teachers. Westminster is an average to below average school in all major areas, academics, discipline and teacher acountability. Quality of education and teachers detiriorates as you move up through the grades, with the High School being the worst and weakest in all areas including the guidance office. The hopes that came with a new Superintendent have come and gone. Mr Lawrance brought the school out of debt, he is a great bussiness man, but he is not an educator. The Fine Arts Department is strong. Everything is taught from a christian point of view( and they do a great job doing it) but it doesn't show much among the student body, no matter what they say, they are in denial. The school is extremely clickish.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 13, 2008
Wcs is a great school. I have a son there. I am happy with the eduaction, smal class set up , but everything at the school is money. If you need any help, pay pay and pay, it is a great school, but be ready to pay even for oxygen!

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2008
Westminster is the only area school will you will find Biblical Christianity, Strong Academics, Superior fine arts and excellent athletics. The school has developed into one of the areas best schools, reversing a downward trend in the 90's. Their is a great family environment present at Westminster. The high school begins the year with a weeklong camp called Warrior week. All of my kids have loved their time at westminster, and I would encourage anyone to attend

- submitted by a parent
February 20, 2008
My children have attended WCS for a few years and I love the way they've nurtured my kids, I love the teachers and the elementary school staff. In the past 2 years though, the environment has unfortunately become quite cliquish. I believe this new environment has infuenced the administration to raise tuition the way they have, this year alone by more than 8% and they do not give a multiple child discount like most schools. It is unfortunate for the parents that cannot afford these changes. The school environment has changed to apparently compete with other schools in which tuition is higher, but so is the education level. I can only speak for the elementary campus and I can say that the teachers are Great!, but curriculum is average. If they're raising tuition (over 18% in 3 yrs.), they should have more to show for it academically speaking.

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 07, 2008
My children have attended Westminster for six years and they are excelling. The teachers are top-notch Christian educators who truly care about them. Year after year I am impressed with the caliber of teachers at the school. Westminster is a family where your child will be challenged academically, and will be able to benefit from the many opportunities offered - such as fine arts and athletics. I would highly recommend Westminster to any family searching for a Christian school that also offers a challenging academic environment.

- submitted by a parent
February 02, 2008
Westminster offers some great teachers but also some pretty average ones. The facility needs a lot of work and elementary classrooms are old and tired and need to be replaced. Its a Christian school and will accept students of all faith but only certain Christian faiths are allowed to teach there which limits them in their ability to attract teachers. Under the leadership of the current superintendent its become a real money machine in recent years tution fees have increased by aproximately 40% in the last 24 months. Finally they refuse to tell you who your kids teacher will be at time of registration. It may be your best bet but shop around.

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December 15, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
January 12, 2006
This is my son's second year in middle school at Westminster. I believe the faculty is genuinely interested in the children and their success. The curriculum is challenging and they have a wide variety of enrichment choices for the students. There is a lot of student recognition: through the web, newsletters and awards. The class sizes are small and the campus is very nice. The students can be a bit cliquish (first year at the school was tough), but now doing much better. I plan to stay through high school.

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Westminster Christian School
6855 SW 152nd St, Palmetto Bay, FL  33157
(305) 233-2030
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Westminster Christian School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 42 reviews. Top