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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.

    Academics 2020

  • Students

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

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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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  • 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.

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Lower School Traditions

  • LS Traditions

Laker Learning Buddy Program 
“To teach is to learn twice.” Such is the rationale behind our Laker Learning Buddies. Windermere Preparatory School Lower School and Middle School students are paired with another student, creating a social and a learning relationship. Learning buddies learn together, support each other, and grow together. Throughout the year, buddies work together in various ways. Meeting monthly, they participate in collaborative projects and activities. These meetings are an extension of the curriculum that enhances learning for all students involved and promotes the Windermere Preparatory School community.
 
Kindergarten Graduation
To celebrate the completion of our Early Childhood program, Kindergarten students participate in a full graduation ceremony during the last week of school. Dressed in their graduation caps our students share their year of learning with their parents and are received into First Grade by our First Grade faculty members. This a memorable event that parents, faculty, and students treasure.

5th Grade Graduation – Crossing the Bridge
The completion of Lower School is recognized as our students “Cross the Bridge” into Middle School. Each student shares a personal moment or memoir of learning from his or her Lower School experience as he or she “Crosses the Bridge”. Students are received and acknowledged with a pin by Middle School students and faculty. This ceremony commences the next phase of their Windermere Preparatory School learning experience.