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State

Florida

Number of Students

1380 (30% International)

SAT Average

1645

Grades

8-12

Windermere Prep School

Private Boarding School – Windermere , Florida

Windermere Preparatory School (WPS) is a private college preparatory school educating students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. WPS is located on a 48 acre campus in southwest Orlando. Students attend from all religious, ethnic and international backgrounds and enjoy a diverse, multicultural academic community. The WPS High School courses are rigorous, challenging and involving, with all core classes designed to prepare students for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Students will have options to select various classes and programs that both meet their needs and position them well for college placement.

Facilities
The state of the art athletics facilities includes a weight room, school store, coffee shop, locker rooms, athletic offices and gymnasium. The campus also has a dining hall, two libraries, a high school Mac lab, multiple art studios, band room, choral room, track, pool, multi-purpose athletic fields and tennis courts.

Sports and Arts
The school is a member of the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) which allows the WPS sports teams to compete with the best schools in the State of Florida. Students are also empowered to develop a deep appreciation of the arts with courses and extracurricular activities including technical theater and building art.

Dormitories and Student Life
Students in the residential program live in spacious houses in the surrounding neighborhoods. Students share comfortable bedrooms, typically with two or three students to a room. The houses have a family room, recreation room, meeting/study room, and a kitchen for the residents to share. Each house has a live-in Housemaster who supervises the residents and is available to assist them with homework and student life.

Location
The town of Windermere is 15 miles southwest of Orlando and only a few minutes from Disney World.

Area population: 3,113
Town website: Town of Windermere

Dates
Estimated Start Date: Mid-August
Estimated End Date: Late May

School Facts

Year Founded

2000

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

1380 (30% International)

Grades

8-12

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:15

Average Class Size

18

ESL Programs

Yes

IB Programs

Yes

Offer Diploma

Yes

School Uniform

Yes

Campus Size

48 Acres

Religious Affiliation

None

SAT Average

1645

Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate

100%

Arts

  • 2D Art
  • 3D Art
  • Advanced Music
  • Advanced Theater
  • Architecture
  • Beginning Band
  • Broadcast News
  • Building Painting
  • Ceramics
  • Classical Piano
  • Concert Band
  • Concert Choir
  • Dance
  • Advanced Dance
  • Intermediate Dance
  • Dance Technique
  • Drawing
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Film Production
  • Graphic Design
  • Introduction to Film
  • Jazz Band
  • Junior Band
  • Modern Dance
  • Marching Band
  • Orchestra
  • Piano Lab
  • Photography
  • Show Choir
  • Technical Theater
  • Theater
  • Theater Production
  • Advanced Visual Arts
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Yearbook
  • IB Dance
  • IB Film
  • IB Visual Arts

AP Courses

  • Environmental Science
  • European History
  • Human Geography
  • World History

Sports

  • Archery
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Track and Field
  • Weightlifting

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Art
  • Choir
  • Dance
  • French Language
  • Latin
  • Music Theater
  • School Newspaper
  • Spanish Language
  • Community Service
  • Yearbook
  • National Honor Society
  • Pep Band
  • Speech & Debate
  • Thespians

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Boston College, Boston University, Brown University, Carnegie Mellon University, Duke University, George Washington University, Georgetown University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Johns Hopkins University, Michigan State University, New York University, Northwestern University, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, Princeton University, Purdue University, Queen Mary University of London (UK), School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Stanford University, Syracuse University, University of California, University of Miami, University of Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, University of Texas, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Vanderbilt University

University Acceptance Rate:
100%

Closest International and Local Airports: Orlando International Airport (MCO)
For Details Visit Website:   Windermere Prep School

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