Wesleyan At A Glance

Students

  • 1,171 students enrolled in grades K-12.
    • Lower school: 294
    • Middle school: 381
    • High school: 496
  • Student/teacher ratio:
    • Lower school: 9:1
    • Middle school: 8:1
    • High school: 7:1
  • Average class sizes:
    • Kindergarten/Pre-1st: 14
    • Grades 1 through 4: 20
    • Middle school: 16
    • High school: 13
  • 25% minority student enrollment.

Visual & Performing Arts

  • All lower school students and over three-quarters of Wesleyan’s middle and high school students are involved in fine arts either during or after school.
  • Lower school students participate in curricular music, art classes, and an annual class play.
  • Middle and high school students enjoy a variety of elective offerings in visual arts, band, chorus, and theater.

Accreditation

  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).
  • Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS).
  • Cognia (formerly AdvancedEd or the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools-SACS).

Academics

  • Foreign language instruction at all grade levels.
  • 25 AP Courses offered.
  • 86% of AP exams taken scored a 3 or higher in 2021.
  • Average SAT score was 1210 in 2021.
  • Average ACT score was 28 in 2021.

Faculty

  • Average tenure at Wesleyan is 9 years.
  • 69% of faculty hold advanced degrees.
  • 4.08% hiring rate for the 2021-2022 school year.

Athletics

  • 63 team state championships since 1996.
  • 134 individual state championships since 1996.
  • Intramural offerings begin in fifth grade.
  • Beginning in sixth grade, students can participate in a sport each season.
  • Students in grades 7 through 12 grade have access to athletic teams and facilities.
  • 90% of high school students play at least one season of athletics.

Giving & Financial Aid

  • Over $30 million endowment as of June 30, 2021.
  • Over $160 million raised since 1996.
  • 14% of students receive need-based financial aid.