Walsingham Academy is committed to the education and development of the whole person through a caring curriculum, emphasizing responsible leadership in an increasingly complex world. The main goal of our school is to improve academic achievement, enhance educational and career planning, foster positive attitudes toward school and learning, encourage personal responsibility, and respect for self and others. Located in picturesque Williamsburg, Virginia, Walsingham Academy was founded in 1947 by the Sisters of Mercy and built on the traditions of academic excellence, faith and the development of the whole child. Vibrant and challenging programs in academics, service, the arts and athletics contribute to independent, critical thinkers prepared to be responsible stewards of the world.Walsingham Academy stresses the important role of the family in sharing responsibility for each student's total education. Walsingham Academy recognizes the student as the center of its concern. The dignity and worth of each person teacher, student, and staff person are reverenced and respected. In terms of intellectual development, the school is strongly committed to academic excellence and self discipline. This emphasis on excellence encourages all students to reach the highest fulfillment of their potential for learning throughout their lives. Students, teachers, parents, and administrators share in the purpose of the Walsingham community and work toward promoting the maximum growth of the individual within a Christ-centered setting.