Presenting Challenge, Building Character, Instilling Confidence

Top-ranked private school near you in Annandale, Fairfax County, Northern Virginia

Westminster School is a private school for children in preschool through the 8th grade. Our school’s mission focuses on high academic standards, a rich classical curriculum, enhanced by the arts, with a focus on character development and personal presentation rarely found elsewhere.

Westminster is truly a school like no other. Now accepting applications for Preschool–7th grade.


Lower School

Kindergarten – Second Grade

Middle School

Third Grade – Fifth Grade

Upper School

Sixth Grade – Eighth Grade

Classical Education in a Multicultural Community Experience the Best Private School in Northern Virginia

The curriculum at Westminster School challenges children and teaches them to solve problems independently, encourages them to explore, and cultivates a love of learning in them that lasts a lifetime. With creative solutions, dedicated teachers, and a standard of excellence, we promise a dynamic and collaborative experience that prepares students for a future of realized dreams and success. We have earned recognition in the Greater Washington, DC, area and Northern Virginia as one of the absolute best private schools.

Schedule a tour of our beautiful campus today!

Diverse, Nondenominational
Private School

Full Day Program
7:45 am - 3:05 pm

Small Class Sizes

Bus Service

Areas of Focus


Our diverse and international community teaches students the essential principles of kindness, tolerance, courtesy, and respect.


We believe that partnership between home and school is essential, and prioritize working collaboratively with parents to ensure that each child reaches his or her potential.

Classical Education

Our students receive an advanced and well-rounded education, guided by our classical curriculum and focus on the arts. Our 10:1 student-to-teacher ratio ensures every child receives the individual attention necessary to develop their confidence and humanity.


Each student develops cultural appreciation and awareness of the arts by being exposed to many types and genres of art, dance, music, and theater.

Nestled in the heart of Northern Virginia in Fairfax County, Annandale, VA

Nestled in the heart of Northern Virginia in Fairfax County, Annandale, VA

Thank you for your interest in Westminster School!

Deciding to enroll your son or daughter at a particular school is an important decision for any family. Now, more than ever, your child's engagement in a meaningful academic program is vital. We invite you to take a tour of our campus, which will conclude with a one-on-one consultation with me. I look forward to answering your questions and to sharing with you what wonderful opportunities Westminster School has to offer your child.

With Warm Regard,
Jori Sapper,
Admissions Director