From its founding in 1951 to the present, Westminster has sought to live out the vision, expressed by founding Chairman of the Board Vernon S. Broyles, to provide "the best possible education for young people."
In the mid-1950s that vision took the form of Westminster 's being a pilot site for the Ford Foundation project that eventually matured into the Advanced Placement program, and today Westminster averages over four AP courses per graduate.
Similarly, the school founded on Judeo-Christian principles also cultivated a curriculum that, in preparing students for a life of service, emphasizes social awareness and spiritual understanding.
Over the decades, Westminster's commitment to balancing innovation with the best in time-honored academic traditions has resulted in an outstanding academic program.
At its core, Westminster's academic vision relies on three principles: Excellence, Relevance, and Balance.