Grades: NS-8 | 162 students
Grades students create their own beautifully handwritten and illustrated main lesson books. Established in 1989, CSWS is a fully accredited Waldorf School.
Music instruction is an important aspect of the Waldorf curriculum. Stringed instrument instruction begins in Grade 4.
Located off of El Dorado Road near its intersection with Motherlode Drive, just minutes from Highway 50.
Cedar Springs Waldorf is a fully accredited Waldorf school and we have been serving El Dorado county families for 25 years. Cedar Springs Waldorf school provides a rich comprehensive education to children Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. We also have a unique weekly program for parents to attend with their children from birth to age 3. Waldorf Education began in 1919 and is one of the largest independent education movements in the world. A Waldorf Education is based on child development. Academics as well as supporting activities such as music, art, handwork, workwork, and sports are brought to children when they are developmentally ready to take-up the work. Academics begin in earnest at age 7, prior to that time, the focus is play, imagination, and socialization.
|School Type||School with Special Program Emphasis|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Waldorf Schools of North America|
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-8|
|Total Students||162 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 44%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||12 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||14:1
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Please see our current tuition rates on our school's website.|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Total Sports Offered||2 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, VolleyballBasketball, Volleyball,
- A Waldorf Education is based on child development. Academics as well as supporting activities such as music, art, handwork, workwork, and sports are brought to children when they are developmentally ready to take-up the work. Academics begin in earnest at age 7, prior to that time, the focus is play, imagination, and socialization.
- Our vision is to provide a Waldorf education that nurtures and develops each child’s mind, body and spirit through imagination, creativity, academic excellence, independent thinking and an enthusiasm for life.
- Please visit our website for more detailed information. Email or call for a personal tour.
Profile last updated: 08/24/2015
"A love of learning that lasts a life time" Each day my children's teachers amaze me in the ways they insure that "learning" is full of joy and excitement, what an incredible gift.
- Posted by Parent, 05/17/16