Walsingham Academy

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Walsingham Academy
Address
1100 Jamestown Road
Williamsburg, Virginia, 23187-8702
United States
Coordinates 37°15′22″N 76°43′39″W / 37.25611°N 76.72750°W / 37.25611; -76.72750Coordinates: 37°15′22″N 76°43′39″W / 37.25611°N 76.72750°W / 37.25611; -76.72750
Information
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic,
Sisters of Mercy
Established 1947
President Sister Mary Jeanne Oesterle
Dean Stacy McClintock
Principal Martha McArthur (Upper)
Sister Mary Jeanne Oesterle (Lower)
Asst. Principal Scott Bolton (lower)
Grades Pre Kindergarten12th Grade
Gender Coeducational
Enrollment 281 (Upper)
376 (Lower) (2009)
Student to teacher ratio 18:1
Color(s) Red, White and Black             
Fight song We Move to the Music of Time
Mascot Trojan Man
Nickname WA
Team name Trojans
Rival Hampton Roads Academy
Accreditation Southern Association of Colleges and Schools [1]
Test average 67.25
Newspaper ''The Shield 2.0"
Admissions Director Richard Plank
Athletic Director Neil Bailey
Website

Walsingham Academy is an independent Roman Catholic school in Williamsburg, Virginia. It was founded in 1947 and is administered by the Sisters of Mercy of Merion, Pennsylvania.

Athletics[edit]

Walsingham's school team used to be called the Apostles but they now are called the Trojans.

The sports teams have won state championship titles in field hockey, lacrosse, golf, soccer, basketball, volleyball, swimming, cross country, and sailing.

The choir[edit]

The Walsingham Academy choir performed in Beijing in 2008 and in Rome in 2010.[2] They also performed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Institution Summary, AdvancED, Retrieved 2012-07-10
  2. ^ Tyra M. Vaughn (December 9, 2010). "Walsingham Academy choir will perform for the Pope". Daily Press. 

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