Details overview

Hours 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Humanities
Multiculturalism / Global
Performing arts
Visual arts
Writing
Instructional / curriculum models used Classical
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing

Classes

4
Visual Arts
including: Sculpture
3
Music
including: Orchestra
2
Languages
including: French
Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught French
Latin

Support

12
Facilities
including: Performance stage
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Auditorium
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Library
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Remediation
Tutoring
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 86% 54%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 6%
Hispanic 6% 12%
Black 1% 24%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 4%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
4
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
5
Clubs
including: Community service
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Softball
Track
Boys sports Basketball
Cross country
Soccer
Track
Boys sports (misc.) Softball
Clubs Chess club
Community service
Foreign language and culture club
Math club
Science club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:45 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools St. Stephens & St. Agnes
  Flint Hill
  Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology

Awards

Community service award Fx. County Volunteer Group of the Year
Year received 2012
Community service award VDOT Award of Excellence for Adopt-A-Highway
Year received 2013

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Dance teacher
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Reading specialist
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
World languages spoken by staff French
Korean
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.westminsterschool.com/practice_areas/westminster-school-admissions.cfm
Type of application deadline Rolling
Tuition range (low) $8000
Tuition range (high) $19000
For the year 2013-2014
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012