Windermere Preparatory School 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 emphasizes intellectual, personal, emotional, and social growth, and culminates with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.
While academic achievement is Windermere Preparatory School's highest priority, it is complemented and enriched by many resources and extracurricular activities, such as fine and performing arts, athletics, clubs, and community service. Through personalized learning and cutting-edge curriculum, committed teachers provide instruction that develops and educates the whole child, both inside and outside the classroom.
Windermere Preparatory School students receive a global integration and immersion experience unlike any other school in the greater Orlando area. The student body is represented by more than 57 countries, allowing each student to gain a deeper understanding of cultures, languages, and traditions. Our philosophy provides an educational environment that fosters civic virtue, including honesty, integrity, trust, self-worth, self-discipline, respect for authority, concern for others, appreciation for a free-market economy, and pride in our community country.
Windermere Preparatory School's administrators and faculty are highly professional, committed, knowledgeable, and recognized as critical in a vital education. This is closely coupled with parental participation and support. The school community grows out of robust and open communication between administration, faculty, parents, students, and the community-at-large. How do we continuously earn our reputation as one of the top private schools?
Walkthrough the halls of Windemere Preparatory School, and you will instantly feel the energy and excitement of learning. Ask any child about our school, and chances are, the reply will be, "It's fun!" Our students are eager and focused because our teachers' passion for knowledge and thought is contagious.
A full array of advanced academics, as well as arts, physical education, extracurricular activities, and community service, keeps students engaged and motivated, developing the "whole child." Our affiliation with the Nord Anglia Education Family of Schools keeps our faculty on the cutting edge of educational best practices. It opens up a range of opportunities for our students.
We care deeply about igniting every child's full potential and creating personal learning programs to achieve that goal. When students believe a teacher truly cares and is working on their behalf, they make remarkable progress. Students often tell us their teachers are like "extra parents" - loving them yet challenging them to be their best.
Students thrive when they feel safe and supported. That is why our campus is equipped with state-of-the-art security. It is also why our staff are committed to creating and sustaining an environment that encourages questions, rewards, curiosity, and promotes the free exchange of ideas.
At Windermere Preparatory School, being ambitious is an integral part of our expectations for staff, students, and the wider community. We incorporate being ambitious into every aspect of everything we do. At our Windermere campus, children are encouraged to be ambitious by experiencing a varied, challenging, and exciting curriculum delivered and developed via an expansive range of diverse study opportunities designed to promote a love for learning and independent investigative skills. Teachers and learning assistants consistently facilitate high-quality, individualized learning programs based on children's interests and abilities and identifying their developmental next steps. Staff's approach to children's potential achievement is responsive and without limits. Everyone at our school believes that in embedding an expectation of being ambitious, we provide a culture of limitless achievement for all.
The Windermere Preparatory School educational experience, which culminates with the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB), Grades Nine through Twelve, fosters critical thinking skills, complex problem-solving skills, and higher-order reasoning skills across the spectrum of curricular offerings. Within a palpable culture of thinking, academic achievement, our highest priority, is complemented and balanced by enriching experiences in the fine and performing arts and interscholastic athletics and abundant opportunity for club participation, civic involvement, and community service.
Every student is both unique and special at Windermere Preparatory School. Thus, a personalized learning plan, which recognizes and addresses students' strengths, goals, talents, and personal interests, is developed to guide student learning. International students enrich our student body's mosaic and allow all of our students to grow, learn, collaborate, and compete in a microcosm of the global society. They will work and raise families adults.
Windermere Preparatory School is a purposeful place, a warm and nurturing environment, with high-performance expectations for students and teachers alike. Students leave Windermere Preparatory School academically well prepared, with the personal skills and confidence required for success as undergraduates attending their first-choice college or university of best fit.