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What if I Wait to Enroll My Child in Kindergarten?

Parents often wonder when to start preschool for their kids. While there is no magical preschool age, many preschool programs begin taking children at age three, and the typical preschool age range is three to four years old. Of course, preschool is not required and many parents wonder if they should enroll their child in pre-K classes or wait until kindergarten.

The Perks of Private School

Choosing a school for your child is one of the most important decisions any parent can make. Understandably, many parents struggle to decide between enrolling their children in public school vs. private school. While public schools can be a great option for students, there are many reasons why choosing a private school is often a better choice.

Thinking About College Now

It’s never too early to start thinking about college. Planning ahead increases the chances of getting into the right school, gives you more options, and helps reduce the stress of planning for and applying to universities. At Westminster, we urge parents and students to start preparing for college as early as possible.

The Nurture Principle: Discipline Vs. Punishment in the Classroom

When parents visit a Westminster classroom, they are often pleasantly surprised by how well behaved our students are. On tours, visitors frequently comment on how Westminster students treat one another with compassion, wait to be called on with patience, and respond politely to teachers.

How Westminster Students Use Technology

Technology is an ever-growing part of the world we live in and, as such, it’s an important part of the education process. At Westminster, we integrate technology with education by providing a traditional faith-based curriculum with a modern delivery.

Tips For Getting Your Child Organized

For educators, driving student success is a top priority; we don’t succeed until our students succeed. Because of that, we are constantly looking for ways to promote healthy habits for students that set them up for success—not just in school, but for life.

5 Ways Westminster Students Strengthen Their Faith

As a parent, you want to give your child everything they need to thrive, including a healthy school environment where they can grow, learn, and develop. At Westminster, we work to create an environment that encourages your children to be rooted in the truth of God’s Word and His purposes for them.

iPad Training Dates

High School Students entering grades 9-12 will pick up their school assigned iPads after attending this mandatory training.

Our Picks for Summer Reading

We believe that reading is an important part of each student’s development, and that books are incredible tools for introducing them to outside opinions, imaginative dreams, radical ideas, and complex issues.

New Varsity Volleyball Coach Named

Westminster Christian Academy’s Athletic Director, Coach Buddy Turnage is pleased to announce the appointment of Coach Keith Leon as the new head volleyball coach for Westminster Christian Academy Opelousas.
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