At a Glance

Founded in 1972, Westminster Schools of Augusta is a college preparatory school that seeks to glorify God by providing an excellent education that equips students to live extraordinary lives for Jesus Christ.

IMG_0950Enrollment for 2014-15 | 604
Lower School (Pre-K – 5): 261
Middle School (6 – 8): 147
Upper School (9 – 12): 196

Average Class Size | 18

The School Day
Pre-K and TK Hours: 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Jr. KinderCubs (Pre-K and TK Enrichment Class): 12 – 2 p.m.
Kindergarten Hours: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Grades 1 – 5: 8 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Grades 6 – 12: 8 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Student/Teacher Ratio | 11:1 (Pre-K through 12)

IMG_0718Profile for Class of 2014

  • SAT (Middle 50% Range): Critical Reading 603; Math 603; Writing 596
  • SAT Combined Average: 1802
  • ACT Average Composite: 26.4
  • National Merit Scholars: 1 National Merit Finalist and 4 National Merit Commended
  • Scholarships Awarded: $2.23 million
  • Percentage of class who qualified for the HOPE or LIFE Scholarship: 79

Advanced Placement | Courses are offered in 17 subjects. The pass rate and number of exams taken in 2014 reached 84 percent and 171, respectively.

Number of Alumni | 899

1076949_10153911811590062_1626702174_o (from Shannon Williams)Campus Size | 34 acres

Current Operating Budget | $7.7 million

Extracurricular Activities (Georgia Independent School Association)
Athletics – 74 percent of Westminster students participate in at least one sport:
Football
Cheerleading
Cross-Country
Golf
Tennis
Basketball
Swimming
Soccer
Track
Baseball

Fine Arts – 39 percent of Westminster students participate in at least one fine arts program
One-Act Play
Literary Competition
Debate

For a complete list of extracurricular activities, click here.

Accreditation | SAIS/SACS dual accreditation

IMG_11792013 – 14 Highlights
Academics

  • 7 students earned perfect scores on the 2014 National Greek Exam.
  • 5 students placed above the 95th percentile in the nation on the 2014 National Spanish Exam.
  • 30 students placed in the top eight percent in the country on the 2014 National Latin Exam.
  • 1 student placed in the top ten in Georgia, and 1 placed in the top ten in the United States in the 2014 National French Contest.
  • 41 students were named AP Scholars, representing 46 percent of the juniors and seniors. From those 41 students, there were 21 AP Scholars, 5 AP Scholars with Honor, 15 AP Scholars with Distinction and 1 AP National Scholar.
  • 737214_10151929663308903_46146167_oThe Science Olympiad team placed fifth out of 29 teams at the region competition.

Fine Arts

  • 2nd place at state in literary competition
  • 8 students participated in All-State Chorus (the largest number in school history)
  • 1st place at GISA state in Public Forum debate
  • Semifinalist rank at GISA state in Policy debate
  • 2 students named All-State by the National Forensics League
  • 1 student named Best-Actor and 1 student named to the All-Star cast by the Georgia Theater Conference
  • 36 students/parents sang at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York City

From Andrew BryanAthletics

  • 1st place at GISA state for varsity boys soccer
  • 4th place at GISA state for varsity golf
  • 1st place at GISA region for varsity boys tennis
  • “Final Four” GISA state appearance by the varsity boys basketball team

Faculty/Staff Member Recognitions

  • 1 Georgia Independent School Association Distinguished Service Award winner
  • GISA Region 4-AAA Tennis Coach of the Year
  • GISA Region 4-AAA and GISA AAA Soccer Coach of the Year