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. It is ranked as the best Catholic high school in Virginia by Niche.com.
1100 Jamestown Road
|Religious affiliation(s)||Roman Catholic,|
Sisters of Mercy
|President||Mary Jeane Osterle|
|Principal||Angie Baker (Upper)Jenafer Naswadi Lower)|
|Grades||Pre Kindergarten–12th Grade|
194 (Lower) (2018)
|Student to teacher ratio||12:1|
|Hours in school day||7|
|Color(s)||Red, White and Black|
|Rival||Peninsula Catholic/Hampton Roads Academy|
|Accreditation||Southern Association of Colleges and Schools |
|Admissions Director||Ashleigh O'Rourke'|
|Athletic Director||Neil Bailey|
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 track and field, lacrosse, golf, soccer, basketball, volleyball, swimming, cross country, and sailing. Walsingham Academy won the baseball DIII State Championship in 2018 over Fuqua in 10 innings with a 6 to 5 score, capturing their first ever baseball state championship. The girls' track and field team has won the VISAA Division 2 State Championship 5 years in a row.
- Institution Summary, AdvancED, Retrieved 2012-07-10
- "2016 Best Catholic High Schools in Virginia". Niche.com.
- Tyra M. Vaughn (December 9, 2010). "Walsingham Academy choir will perform for the Pope". Daily Press.