Windermere Preparatory School

6189 Winter Garden-Vineland Rd
Windermere, FL 34786
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Windermere Preparatory School Photo #1 - Windermere Preparatory School is Orlando's International School with a student body representing more than 60 countries across the world. WPS is an International Baccalaureate World School allowing students to obtain an IBDP certificate or diploma.
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Windermere Preparatory School Photo #1 - Windermere Preparatory School is Orlando's International School with a student body representing more than 60 countries across the world. WPS is an International Baccalaureate World School allowing students to obtain an IBDP certificate or diploma.
Windermere Preparatory School Photo #2 - Windermere Preparatory School, a Nord Anglia Education inspires our students to become critical- thinkers with a global perspective both inside and outside of the classroom.
Windermere Preparatory School Photo #3 - At Windermere Preparatory School, the Fine, Media, and Performing Arts are an integral part of our culture and our curriculum. The process of creation, improvisation, and exploration forms the cornerstone of our philosophy. Includes dance, visual arts, theater, voice, music.
Windermere Preparatory School Photo #4 - Windermere Preparatory School delivers a rigorous curriculum with emphasis on the 21st century skills of critical thinking, complex problem solving and high-order reasoning, each of which is a foundational element of the Academic Plan.
Windermere Preparatory School Photo #5 - The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) is a challenging two-year program of international education. The IBDP is a comprehensive and challenging pre-university course of study, leading to examinations, that demands the best from motivated students and teachers. It is widely recognized for its high academic standards.
Windermere Preparatory School Photo #6 - Middle School Program of Study focuses on propelling our students to a higher level, engaging students in integrated studies that encourage independent thought and application of learning. Our Middle School teachers work together to create cross-curricular learning experiences for our students, bringing lessons to life with meaningful ways in which to learn.
Windermere Preparatory School Photo #7 - Windermere Preparatory School teachers are focused on promoting continuous student growth and providing a superior education. They incorporate our Academic Plan that provides each student with a Personal Learning Plan. Our programming is structured and tailored for each age group concentrating on the development of good habits, independence, confidence, self-reflection, self-advocacy, a sense of belonging and a strong work ethic.
Windermere Preparatory School Photo #8 - The Residential Life Program offers a unique and rewarding experience for its students. Our dorms are converted townhomes providing students with the comfort and feel of a real home while also allowing them to enjoy the camaraderie of a traditional dorm experience. The dorms are located just minutes away from campus. Students experience luxury without ever leaving home.
Windermere Preparatory School is a local school which a global vision and is located on a beautiful 48-acre campus in Southwest Orange County.
Windermere Preparatory School's academic approach is built on complex problem solving and critical thinking emphasizing intellectual, personal, emotional, and social growth, that culminates with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.
Windermere Prep believes in educating the Whole Child.  Windermere Prep's Residental Life program offers boarding to Grade 7 - Grade 12 and our programming is structured and tailored for each age group concentrating on the development of good habits, independence, confidence, self-reflection, self-advocacy, a sense of belonging and a strong work ethic.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,600 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $80,670
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Windermere Preparatory School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 288 schools) for:

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School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
Windermere Preparatory School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
7-12
8-12
Grades Offered (Day)
PK-12
PK-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
2000
1906
Campus Size
48 acres
126 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
1600 students
320 students
% Students of Color
22%
25%
% International Students
15%
20%
% Students Boarding
18%
67%
Average SAT Score
1231
(Out of 1600)
* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score
24
(Out of 36)
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Mixture of formal and informal dress days
Casual
Average Class Size
20 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
2
17
Number of IB Courses Offered
20
-
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
Summer Program Offered
No
Yes

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$80,670
(*Includes tution, room & board.)
$64,800
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a
$35,000
Yearly Tuition
(5 Day Boarding)
$63,750
$46,150
Merit Scholarships Offered
No
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
75%
60%
Director of Admissions
Angel Nguyen

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
2
17
Courses
AP European History, AP U.S. History, IB Biology SL, HL, IB Chemistry SL, HL, IB Dance HL, SL, IB Economics SL, HL, IB English Literature SL, HL, IB French SL, HL, ab initio, IB German A Literature SL, IB German B, HL, SL, ab initio, IB History SL, HL, IB Latin SL, HL, IB Mandarin A Literature SL, IB Mathematical Studies, IB Mathematics SL, HL, IB Music SL, HL, IB Physics SL, HL, IB Psychology SL, HL, IB Spanish A Literature SL, IB Spanish SL, HL, ab initio, IB Visual Art SL, HL

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
18
24
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Asian Club, Astronomy Club, French National Honor Society, Latin National Honor Society, National Honor Society, Robotics Club, Spanish National Honor Society, STEM Club, Student Ambassadors, Student Government

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Dance Club, Graphic Design, Thespian Troupe

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Laker Aquatics, MMG Golf Academy, Orlando Tennis Academy, Rowing/Crew

School Notes

  • Our academics are taught by world-class teachers who personalize instruction to your child`s interests, needs, and goals. By implementing strategies, techniques, and skills designed by our educational experts, WPS students learn how perform at their best - helping them gain acceptances to top colleges, including Ivy League universities.From the very beginning of your child`s journey, they`ll gain close support, following personally sculpted learning plans and the innovative Windermere Prep curriculum - among the best and most rigorous in Florida. From Middle School onward, they develop their own portfolio showcasing growth, assessment, and reflection, setting up for success in the IB Program, where they can capstone their talents and knowledge before college.
  • From our private boarding school in greater Orlando, Florida, your child will receive the best care, resources, and services in our first-rate environment. WPS teachers, dorm parents, and boarding staff look after dorms and take a personal interest in each student, helping them adjust to life in Windermere. With many social opportunities, our international students can master their English conversational skills to fluency and make incredible friends.
  • Our boarding benefits include:
  • Full-time Dorm Parents and part-time Residential Assistants who know your child, looking after their well-being, safety, and happiness 
  • Three large, comfortable bedrooms in each townhouse
  • Support during nightly study time
  • Weekend activities and social experiences 
  • Thrilling resorts trips (during American Thanksgiving and Spring Break)
  • A state-of-the-art, gated security system
  • Windermere Preparatory School accreditations: Florida Council of Independent Schools (FCIS), Florida Kindergarten Council (FKC), Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SAC), and Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS)
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Windermere Preparatory School cost?
Windermere Preparatory School's tuition is approximately $80,670 for boarding students.
What is the acceptance rate of Windermere Preparatory School?
The acceptance rate of Windermere Preparatory School is 75%, which is higher than the boarding school average of 60%.
What sports does Windermere Preparatory School offer?
Windermere Preparatory School offers 16 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling.
What is Windermere Preparatory School's ranking?
Windermere Preparatory School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for Large student body (number of students).
When is the application deadline for Windermere Preparatory School?
The application deadline for Windermere Preparatory School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Class of 2015
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Florida Polytechnic University
The classrooms are VERY modernised and you always feel immersed in classes. Uniforms are mandatory, but there is a LOT of variety in them. All of the teachers want you to succeed and will really. . .
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,600 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $80,670
  • Acceptance rate: 75%
  • Average class size: 20 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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