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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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  • Academics

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


  • Students

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

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  • Fine Arts

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

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  • Admissions

    The Admissions Office looks forward to working with your family through every step of the Admissions Process.

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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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  • News and Events

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


High School Student Life

  • HS Student Life

A high priority for Windermere Preparatory School is to create global citizens that will contribute to the 21st century in meaningful and impactful ways. During the school day, our school ensures that the students grow academically in the classroom, though we know that there are intangible lessons that happen outside of the classroom as well. As a result, we offer a variety of programs for our students that focus on enhancing their social, emotional, and physical well-being as well as providing opportunities for them to develop a social consciousness about the world around them.

In addition to being well-rounded, we encourage our students to get involved with our extracurricular activities so that they are continually developing character traits that will help them beyond High School. The Arts and Athletics are one of the many ways for students to increase their involvement. Additionally, with over 20 various clubs, organizations, and honor societies available to participate in, including Student Government, our students are able to find ways to develop their passions and show leadership in a safe and supportive environment. 

Throughout the year, we encourage our students to participate in activities that provide experiential learning. Below is a list of events in which all students participate as well as ones based on an individual grade level.

Back-to-School Unity Day:

  • Freshmen - Welcome to High School

  • Sophomores - Ropes Course

  • Juniors - Community Service Effort

  • Seniors - Breakfast and Beach

Homecoming Week and Dance:

  • Class Competitions

  • Themed Dress-up Days

  • Parade

Class Trip Examples:

  • Freshmen - Washington, D.C.

  • Sophomores and Juniors - San Francisco, CA

  • Seniors - Europe

Honorable Assemblies:

  • Veterans Day (all school)

  • State of the School

  • Underclassmen Awards

  • Senior Banquet