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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.


  • Admissions

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


  • 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.

    Students 2020

  • Boarding

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

    WPS Boarding

  • 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.

    WPS Arts Center

  • 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

    Windermere Student Playing Tennis

  • News and Events

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

    WPS Football

How to Apply For Boarding

  • How To Apply

We encourage you to apply early, both to secure priority consideration and to ensure that your student arrives on time and with proper visa documentation.

The admissions committee utilizes the following information to carefully evaluate each candidate:

  • Nord Anglia Education Common Boarding Application OR Online Boarding Application Form Online Application Form

  • Transcripts for the current year and previous two years of schooling

    • One official copy in the original language

    • Corresponding certified, literal translation in English (if applicable)

  • Standardized test results from TOEFL, TOEFL Jr., IELTS, Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) or other approved standardized tests

  • English Teacher recommendation (from your current school)

  • Math Teacher recommendation (from your current school)

  • Copy of the student’s passport 

  • Bank statement or proof of financial support (if requesting an I-20)

  • Student Interview - Once application is received, admissions will reach out to your family to set up the student interview.

When completing your application, please contact Amy DeBakey, Boarding Admissions Manager with questions.  Once your application and interview are completed, most admissions decisions are communicated within 48 hours. There is no fee to apply.

If you would like to set up a personal virtual discovery meeting, please click HERE.

Apply Today and become part of the Laker family!

Submit documents to Amy DeBakey, Boarding Admissions Manager via email or mail. If you have any questions, please call 407-905-7737 ext. 3308.

If you wish to submit by mail:

Windermere Preparatory School

Att: Amy DeBakey, Residential Life Admissions Manager

6189 Winter Garden-Vineland Road

Windermere, Florida 34786

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