Children spend about 32.5 hours per week in a classroom before turning the age of fourteen. That makes roughly around 10,000 hours of school time! Well, if this doesn’t give you enough reason to choose the school that’s the right fit for your child, then what will?
If you want the best for your child, you should look into the school we will review today. We’re talking about The Westminster Christian Academy, dubbed as one of the top ten Best schools in Miami, Florida by Niche.com and listed among the top 20% of private school in Florida.
Situated in Miami Dade County, Florida, Westminster is a co-ed private school. The school spans over 31 acres of land in Palmetto Bay and offers quality education to 1,225 students from preschool-12th grade.
At Westminster Christian School, teachers challenge the students to think critically, collaborate, and engage in relevant hands-on activities. The school follows a wide array of academic programs featuring a rigorous curriculum that models Christian living and thinking while also helping students enrich their academic knowledge. With the help of qualified teachers and a nurturing environment, students learn creative skills, technology, and fine art disciplines to better prepare them for success in college and beyond.
Students also actively strive to participate in different extracurricular activities and programs such as AP Capstone Program, Emerald Scholars, Honors Science Research and Engineering Program, Athletic Programs, as well as after-school club programs. WCS offers students 21 AP courses and the average class size is 20 students. Additionally, high achievers can participate in the Emerald Scholar Program, which encourages students to strive for academic success, seek challenges and think outside the box.
The Athletic Program has a strong emphasis on life lessons, character building, and long-term skills that will help children reach their highest potential and grow into future leaders. The programs offers students the opportunity to participate in 15 sports programs and according to a recent survey of students and parents, 100% say the students at the school are athletic.
Westminster Christian School Miami has an extraordinary 100% graduation rate. Graduates move on to carry on their education at prestigious universities like New York, Florida, Miami, Central Florida, Boston, and more.
Tuition fees at Westminster start from $13,600 for preschool up to $26,400, for high school, making Westminster School one of the more affordable options in Miami. Tuition and application information is available at https://www.wcsmiami.org/admission/application/. Application enrollment for the 2023-24 will open Sept 1, 2022.
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Janice Garcia is a Realtor, mother of three, and school expert. She is located in Miami, Fl and specializes in Pinecrest, Palmetto Bay & South Miami. You can schedule a call with Janice by clicking here.