About Westminster School
Westminster is an independent, coeducational day school located in Annandale, Virginia, which serves approximately 300 students in grades K-8. Westminster is a non-profit institution and holds no affiliation with any religious organization. Governance is by a Board of Trustees, with management of the school vested in the Headmaster, assisted by a small administrative staff.
Westminster School provides a strong foundation in the history, literature, art, and ideas of Western Civilization, lending exceptional depth and resonance to a student’s knowledge and understanding. Wide exposure to classic literature and an emphasis on writing skills prepare students for a rich life as well as ongoing academic success. Westminster students are shown how to achieve excellence by a team of experts. A close partnership between parents, teachers, and school administrators protects and guides children toward excellence of character, high academic achievement, and fulfillment of individual potential. Students are encouraged to achieve their best with an emphasis on organizational and study skills, a carefully structured curriculum, high expectations, and dedicated and enthusiastic, motivating teachers.