Frequently Asked Questions
For answers to some commonly asked questions, please pick an area of interest below. For other questions, please contact the Admission Office at 415-875-7202 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- What is the application process?
- May children attend school tours or open houses?
- Can students transfer mid-year? Can you accommodate short-term placements?
- How does the wait pool work?
Our primary points of student entry are the nursery, kindergarten, and grade nine. We offer rolling admissions in other grades as space permits. Our parent-child classes offer tots and their caregivers weekly classes for 10-week sessions. Please visit our Admission Process page for a step-by-step summary of the process.
The Affordable Tuition Program is designed to help make the school accessible to families of all economic backgrounds for Kindergarten through High School. Roughly 40 percent of our families receive financial support through the Affordable Tuition Program. Please visit the Affordable Tuition page for details.
- What is Waldorf education?
- What is the school's policy on media and technology?
- How is the school different from other independent schools?
- Is Waldorf education religious in nature?
The school celebrated 35 years of providing Waldorf education to students across the Bay Area. The curriculum is designed to engage students at their stage of development. The arts, movement, and the outdoors are integrated throughout the curriculum. Teachers have internationally recognized training and the school uses a multi-year teaching approach in the grade school that supports student learning.
We are a diverse and engaged group of people who share a common interest in San Francisco Waldorf school and Waldorf education. We strive to sustain a community that reflects the great diversity of the Bay Area. Please visit our page on Diversity and Inclusion for more information.