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  • Our School

    Windermere Preparatory School's academic approach is built on complex problem solving and critical thinking and culminates with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.

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  • Admissions

    Begin your Windermere Prep journey today and learn about our admissions process

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  • Academics

    Learn more about our Academic Plan, Core Values, Rigorous Curriculum and more.

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  • Students

    Students at WPS experience academics, arts, athletics, community service and extracurricular activities.

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  • Boarding

    The Boarding Program offers students an exceptional global opportunity, first-class education, and a safe home environment.

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  • Fine Arts

    At Windermere Preparatory School, the Performing and Visual Arts are an integral part of our curriculum enhanced by a unique collaboration with The Juilliard School.

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  • Athletics

    Our athletics program strives to provide a high quality competitive opportunity for our students that aims to enrich lives, enhance the educational growth, promote the image of the school while building on the school’s mission and vision

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  • News and Events

    Stay up-to-date on the latest news, information, and events for WPS.

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High School Guidance and College Planning

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The philosophy we embrace and encourage is that finding a great college or university is about finding the one that’s right for you.  Utilizing various resources, the counseling team at Windermere Preparatory School guides our students on a personal journey to engage with their life beyond the classroom. This personalized approach helps to facilitate the thoughtful selection, application, and admission to the top-choice university for each of our students. Windermere Prep seniors have a 100% acceptance rate to college every year. We have a four year college counseling model that enables students to find their best fit colleges which results in over 700 acceptances to nearly 200 colleges annually. Below is a list of the schools where our class of 2021 students were accepted.  51% of the class was accepted to a top 50 ranked school and acceptances spanned 42 states, DC, and 5 countries.

Why Colleges Love Our Students

Preparation for college academics - At Windermere Preparatory School, our outstanding college-prep curriculum prepares each student for higher education.  

Enrichment beyond the classroom - Windermere Preparatory School students participate in a wide breadth of activities, from athletics to fine and performing arts. These extra-curricular activities enrich opportunities for student learning beyond the classroom. Our students work individually with their guidance counselor toward self-discovery; an attribute that fares well toward success at the collegiate level.

How Windermere Preparatory School Achieves Success For Each Student

Focused fit - In the same spirit that drives our personalized learning approach, our counselors provide an individualized approach for each unique student in The Windermere Preparatory School Family.  Each student is assigned a counselor in Grade Nine, who will guide the student through the college planning process through Grade Twelve. Via individual meetings with students and parents, we initiate the right conversation with the critically important questions that help determine the colleges that are right for you.

Group sessions and insider access - We host group events at Windermere Preparatory School that provide a powerful set of benefits to parents and students. Informational meetings for parents are held throughout the school year, and we host nearly 100 college Admission Officers to meet with students on campus annually.

College Acceptances List and School Profile provided in the documents below.

More Information

If you’d like to learn more about becoming part of the Windermere Preparatory School Family, please Admissions Inquiry or see our Admissions Process.

Also please click below to learn more about our College Counseling Team and Testing Information. 

College Counseling Team

Testing Information

Important Forms and Documents