Take a look. Why Westminster?

We hope you will visit our campus and meet some our faculty, students, and parents. We think you’ll discover that Westminster is a distinctly Christian school full of world-class opportunities in academics, athletics, and the arts.

Founded in 1976 as an independent, coeducational Christian day school, Westminster provides a comprehensive college preparatory program developing competence in Bible, English, fine arts, world language, history, mathematics, physical education, science, and business and communications.

Westminster serves students in grades 7-12 during a two-semester calendar. It is located in Town & Country, 20 minutes from downtown St. Louis. The school serves students from the St. Louis metropolitan area and western Illinois.

School Profile 2017-18

Enrollment

  • 973 students
  • 710 Upper School (grades 9-12)
  • 263 Middle School (grades 7-8)
  • 52% girls and 48% boys
  • 19.2% students of color
  • National Merit (Class of 2017): 2 National Merit Scholars / 5 Commended Scholars
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Church Representation

Westminster currently enrolls students from 198 churches:
  • Reformed Presbyterian – 27%
  • Non-denominational – 29%
  • Evangelical Free – 4%
  • Baptist – 7%
  • Lutheran – 10%
  • Catholic – 9%
  • Other denominations – 14%

Class of 2017

  • 98% college placement (43% private / 53% public)
  • Four-year college – 96%
  • Two-year college – 2%
  • Missions/work/military – 2%
  • ACT Data – average score: 26.1 / average of top 25%: 33.9

Faculty

  • 86 full-time / 12 part-time
  • 69% hold advanced degrees (includes 9 doctorates)
  • Average teacher experience – 12 years
  • Average class size – 17.3
  • Faculty/student ratio – 1:11.2

 Financial Aid

  • 20% of the student body receives need-based financial aid
  • $1.5 million was awarded in financial aid for the 2017-18 school year

 Accreditation & Membership

Westminster is accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS).

The school is a member of The College Board, Independent Schools of St. Louis (ISSL), and Christian Schools Association of St. Louis (CSASL).