Grades: PK-12 | 329 students
Waldorf students have a love of learning, an ongoing curiosity, and interest in life. As older students, they quickly master computer technology, and graduates have successful careers in the computer industry.
For the Early Childhood student,the physical environment, both indoors and outdoors, should provide varied and nourishing opportunities for self-education—experiences in touch, balance, lively and joyful movement, and also inward listening.
If the ascending spiral of the curriculum offers a 'vertical integration' from year to year, an equally important 'horizontal integration' enables students to engage the full range of their faculties at every stage of development. The arts and practical skills play an essential part in the educational process throughout the grades. They are not considered luxuries, but fundamental to human growth and development.
Emerson Waldorf School has offered a unique atmosphere of intellectual, creative and practical excellence since 1984.
We provide a developmentally appropriate curriculum for Pre-K through Grade 12, fostering practical, artistic and academic skills, enthusiasm for learning, healthy self-awareness, and respect for other human beings and the world.
|School Type||Waldorf School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-12|
|Total Students||329 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 18%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||33 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||9:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||
|Average Class Size||25 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Average SAT score||1130|
|Matriculation DataMatric. Data||Link to Matriculation Data|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition varies by section of the school, $6400-$16,865. Tuition assistance available based on need.|
|% on Financial Aid||
|Admissions Director||Raelee Peirce|
|Total Sports Offered||4 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketball, Cross Country,
Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee,
Waldorf Education provides:
- developmentally-based curriculum
- music and the arts for all students every day
- cross-disciplinary approach with block scheduling
- academic excellence without high-stakes testing
- multi-sensory and experiential learning
- Waldorf Education offers a time-tested curriculum with a rich blend of academics and arts. The curriculum and methods respond to the needs of the child at each stage of development and promote creativity, critical thinking and a lifelong love for learning. We provide a strong foundation in literature, foreign language, history, geography, music, fine and practical arts, mathematics, and science - the subjects today's child needs as a foundation for tomorrow's complex and challenging civilization.
Profile last updated: 07/17/2015
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