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School Overview

Founded in 1961, Westminster is an independent, college-preparatory, coeducational Christian school serving approximately 1,250 students from preschool through grade 12. There are 576 students enrolled in grades 9-12, 137 of whom are seniors. Westminster Christian School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin.

Westminster Christian School’s academic program challenges and empowers learners with a rigorous curriculum from a Biblical worldview. It offers a nurturing environment where exceptionally qualified and gifted teachers model Christian living and thinking. Students enjoy an extensive selection of academic electives, athletic offerings and fine arts disciplines that allow them to discover their God given talents, preparing them to excel in college and beyond. Student government and service opportunities, both locally and abroad, allow them to develop as leaders and to positively impact others for the glory of God.

Advanced Placement Program

Westminster offers 27 Advanced Placement courses and two Pre-Advanced Placement courses in the high school curriculum. 

Courses Offered:
AP Art History, AP Studio Art 2D, AP Studio Art 3D, AP Studio Drawing, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Macroeconomics, Pre-AP English 1, Pre-AP English 2, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language, AP Human Geography, AP Music Theory, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, AP Psychology, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP US Government, AP US History, AP World History.

Due to the rigorous nature of the AP program and our Signature Programs, Westminster limits the number of AP courses a student may take each year. Exceptions will be granted to students who demonstrate a high level of aptitude in previous coursework and who receive department approval.

Grading Scale

Scale Regular Honors PreAP/AP
A+ 98-100 4.33 5.33 6.33
A 93-97 4.0 5.0 6.0
A- 90-92 3.67 4.67 5.67
B+ 87-89 3.33 4.33 5.33
B 83-86 3.0 4.0 5.0
B- 80-82 2.67 3.67 4.67
C+ 77-79 2.33 3.33 4.33
C 73-76 2.0 3.0 4.0
C- 70-72 1.67 2.67 3.67
D+ 67-69 1.33 1.33 1.33
D 63-66 1.0 1.0 1.0
D- 60-62 0.67 0.67 0.67
F Below 60 0.0 0.0 0.0

With the exception of awarding the titles of valedictorian and salutatorian, Westminster Christian School does not rank students.

Class of 2021 Standardized Test Results

Assessment Top 10% Top 25% Top 50%
SAT    1386 1327 1217
ACT    33 30 29

Graduation Requirements

The school operates on a semester basis with grades distributed at 9-week intervals. Twenty-eight (28) credits and a minimum number of 100 service hours are required for graduation.

  • English: 4.0 credits
  • Mathematics: 4.0 credits
  • Science: 3.0 credits (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) A fourth credit is strongly recommended
  • Social Studies: 3.0 credits (World History, US History, Government/Economics)
  • Bible: 3.0 credits
  • Fine Arts: 1.0 credit
  • World Languages: 2.0 credits
  • Physical Education: 1.0 credit (Personal Fitness/Health Science)
  • Electives 7.0 credits

Accreditation & Membership

WCS is approved and accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Christian Schools of Florida, and the Florida Council of Independent Schools. Memberships include: Christian Schools International, Southern Association for College Admission Counseling, National Association for College Admission Counseling, Miami Association of Christian Counselors, and College Entrance Examination Board.

Signature Programs

Click here to learn more about the signature programs offered at Westminster Christian School.

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