A Solid Foundation


For more than 70 years, Walsingham Academy has served Williamsburg and the surrounding area as the premier pre-K through 12 co-educational, Catholic-based independent school. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy and established on the principal values of compassion and services, Walsingham offers an unparalleled academic experience to students of all faiths and backgrounds.

A Great Education


Immersed in a compassionate, inclusive community of learners, Walsingham students benefit from a high-powered holistic education. Our proven portfolio of transformative teaching practices, implemented by a highly-qualified, caring faculty produces graduates who view the world through an inquisitive, altruistic lens.


A better Life


The Walsingham Way encourages students to lead lives of purpose and impact. And while professional success will not allude them, failure will not scare them. Because we believe that resilience, perserverance and empathy are all things that can – and should – be taught in the classroom. The result: alumni that use their education and influence to make the world a better place. That's The Walsingham Way.

The Walsingham Way

Walsingham Academy is the independent school for students and families who value a holistic approach to learning grounded in Mercy Catholic values, enhanced by a nurturing community and driven by a commitment to prepare students to succeed in college and in life.

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