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Welcome to Westminster’s Admission Hub

We are so excited that you are interested in Westminster Academy as a school home for your family.  To best serve our prospective families we are offering both virtual and in-person admission events. Our hope is that we would meet with you in-person this year, we miss seeing our visitors in our halls! We understand the need for flexibility during this time and hope that we can meet your needs by offering these solutions. 

We are excited to meet you whether in-person or remotely!

Visit Us!

We invite you to connect with us through on-campus and virtual admission events. Please browse our admission events and resources below to find what works best for you! If you have any questions, please email us at admission@wamemphis.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

Elizabeth Perkins
Elizabeth S. Perkins
Director of Admission & Marketing
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Liz Kinney
Liz Kinney
Admission Coordinator
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On-Campus Visits

  

 

Virtual Visits

  


 

On-Campus Visits

 
Attend an Individual On-Campus Tour

Scheduling a tour allows us to introduce you to our community in person and gives you a chance to explore Westminster campus. Our student ambassadors will provide program highlights and answer your questions. 

 Attend an On-Campus Tour


Attend an Open House

Education is primarily about what we are trained to love, not just what we are taught to know. Join us for an Open House to learn more! Meet parents and talk to them how we partner with them in their children's education. Come to talk to us about the application process. We are eager to take you on a tour of our campus and introduce you to the Westminster community!

Attend an Open House 

 


 

Virtual Visits


Watch a Virtual Tour

If you have a few minutes – we have a tour! Considering the most commonly asked questions as well as favorite places on campus, the virtual Grammar School (K-6) tour or Upper School (7-12) tour provides a great first impression of ordinary life at WA

Watch a Virtual Tour 


Schedule a Phone Call

Scheduling a one-on-one call with a member of our admission team ensures we can easily connect on the specifics of your child’s or children’s needs and consider how Westminster might meet these.

Schedule a Phone Call 


Connect with WA Parents

Many Westminster parents eagerly offer to support the school by chatting with prospective families virtually or at admission events. Find a family ready to share their  journey and answer your questions.

Connect with a Current WA Parent


Email the Admission Office

The admission team is here to help and is eager to do so. We will gladly answer your questions and guide you through the admission process.

Email the Admission Office

 


 

Frequently Asked Questions

Each fall, we have approximately 30 spots for new junior and senior kindergarten students, as well as 18 spots for new 6th grade students. We will know the available spots on February 1, after current parents have completed re-enrollment. 

We are so very grateful for the Lord’s blessing for Westminster Academy with an increasing enrollment and interest in our school. However, we still want to encourage families who have interest in our school! Please submit an application so your student can be placed in our wait pool. Through the application process, we will be able to get to know you and your family better. Should spots become available, they will be filled from the pool of applicants with completed packets in the Wait Pool. We We very much look forward to meeting you and partnering with you on this important journey!

For the 2021-2022 school year, we anticipate wait pools for the following grades: K, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 8th, 9th, 10th

Our admissions committee will consider your application only when all required documents, testing, recommendations, records, and writing samples (as applicable to grade) are received. The first round of acceptances will be communicated on Feb. 15. After Feb. 15, we will communicate as soon as possible after the entire completed packet is received. 

We ask that applicants for junior kindergarten turn 4 by June 1 and applicants for kindergarten turn 5 by June 1. We rely much more heavily on the results of our developmental assessment than a chronological date, however, so please contact us if you have questions about your child. 

Yes! Approximately 40% of our students receive some form of tuition assistance. Please apply if your family has need.