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Westminster Academy

Devoted to Christ • Dedicated to Excellence

Since 1971, Westminster Academy has been a Christ-centered, biblically-based college preparatory school dedicated to equipping covenant students to excel by using their gifts and talents for God’s glory. Faculty and administration are committed to making Westminster Academy a school that provides a blend of academic excellence and spiritual vitality.

We prepare our students to be exceptional thinkers, learners, and leaders with a biblical and scholarly perspective for college and life. Our seniors receive an extraordinary amount of college scholarships—the Class of 2017 collectively received $8.5 million in offers. Many go on to attend the top-tier universities in the nation including the United States Military Service Academies, UNC at Chapel Hill, Covenant, Duke, University of Florida, Florida State University, Furman, Georgia Tech, Harvard, Holy Cross, MIT, Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, Stanford, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest, Wheaton and Yale.

Westminster Academy is accredited by Christian Schools of Florida, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the National Council for Private Education. Westminster Academy’s Lower School earned National Blue Ribbon School recognition as a 2014 Exemplary High Performing School.

News

Westminster Academy coach Ken Key inducted into Broward County Sports Hall of Fame

On Tuesday evening, October 24th, Westminster Academy coach, Ken Key, was inducted into the Broward County Sports Hall of Fame. This evening honors and recognizes Broward County residents who have set the standard of excellence and positively affected the community through sports and athletic involvement.

Coach Key received this honor due to his unyielding work ethic and character as both as coach and mentor in the community. He began his career at Westminster Academy as a physical education teacher and head coach for both cross country and track and field, and later became the program director for both sports.

Ken and his wife Cathy have two adopted children, son Ted and daughter Anna. They’ve also opened up their home to more than 40 short-term foster children.

Achievements during his tenure at Westminster Academy:

  • Men’s Cross Country: Conference champions 30+ times, 18 district championships, 4 regional championships, and 5 state championships
  • Ladies’ Cross Country: 20 conference championships, 22 district championships, 3 regional championships and 3 state runner-ups
  • Men’s Track & Field: Conference champions every year since 1998, 22 district championships, 2 regional championships, 3 state championships
  • Ladies’ Track & Field: Conference champions every year since 1998, 20 district championships, 5 regional championships, 4 state championships

Congratulations, coach Ken Key!

Westminster Academy wins FHSAA Sunshine Cup All-Sports Award

Stellar performances by Westminster Academy’s athletic program in the 2016–2017 school year have led to a first-place finish in the Boys Division of the Floyd E. Lay Sunshine Cup All-Sports Award presented by the Florida High School Athletic Association.

State Championships won by Varsity Boys Cross Country, Basketball, and Track & Field sealed the lead by an overwhelming margin. Points are awarded to the 707 member high schools based on finishes in the FHSAA State Series competitions. Westminster Academy held a special assembly to celebrate this athletic achievement on Thursday, September 28th.

“Our student-athletes and coaches at Westminster Academy are motivated to compete at the highest level. Seeing our programs awarded the Sunshine Cup is an embodiment of honoring the Lord and providing a testimony through athletics. This is an esteemed award, and we are humbled to be recognized by the FHSAA with this great honor.” —Tony DeMare, Westminster Academy Athletic Director

Student-athletes from the Class of 2017, many of whom contributed to this award, have gone on to compete at the next level at the University of Albany, Gardner-Webb, Gordon, Holy Cross, University of Miami, MIT, Northeastern, Rhodes, Stetson, and Yale.

Since 1971, Westminster Academy has educated and equipped children as a Christ-honoring, Bible-centered, covenant, college-preparatory school. The school is composed of students in PK2 through 12th grade. Recently, the Class of 2017 collectively received $8.5 million in scholarship offers.

Westminster Academy and Bradenton Christian playing some great basketball

Congratulations to Westminster Academy boys basketball team for winning the State 4A Championship. This was the eighth appearance for Westminster in the championship game and their second championship.

Congratulations also to Bradenton Christian girls basketball team for reaching the State 3A Semifinals. The Panthers (27-1) concluded the regular season atop Class 3A in the final Florida Association of Basketball Coaches/Source Hoops poll of the regular season. Bradenton girls have reached the state championship game three times prior, including one title.

See the FHSAA news item and view or download FHSAA’s scores.

Staff & Students

School Head
Joel Satterly

Full-time Faculty & Administration
86

Part-time Faculty & Administration
4

Support Staff
60

Enrollment

Part-Day Early Childhood 8

Full-Day Early Childhood 16

K3-K4 56

K5 32

Grades 1-5 214

Grades 6-8 222

Grades 9-12 315

Enrollment totals include
these special programs:

VPK Students 0

McKay Students 30

Fla Corporate Tax Students 123


http://www.wa.edu/
5601 N Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
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Phone: 954.771.4600

December 2006
Last updated October 27th, 2017

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