Grades: NS-3 | 74 students
Potomac Crescent Waldorf School's mission is to educate each individual child according to age and developmental stage so that learning and growth are united.
In each school day our teachers employ the curriculum to address the child¡¯s whole being the mind, the artistic life, and the physical skills.
Our teachers are dedicated to preserving and protecting the innate senses of wonder and reverence in childhood.
We hire Waldorf trained teachers.
We educate children, we welcome and encourage families to become involved and participate in our school¡¯s governing, fiscal, and social life.
|School Type||School with Special Program Emphasis|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-3|
|Total Students||74 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||
State avg.: 26%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||10 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||3:1
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||8 students|
Finances and Admission
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$9,700|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition depends on class and schedule|
National avg.: 85%
- Potomac Crescent Waldorf School is devoted to educating children according Rudolf Steiner’s insights and pedagogy. We educate the whole child: head, heart, and hands. The individual child is at the center of all we do. In the pre-school we prepare the child for schoolwork by encouraging healthy play. In the grade school, our teachers aim to allow each child to grow gradually and naturally into the subjects they study, because then they will love what they learn. Committed to serve and reflect our locality of northern Virginia near the District of Columbia, the faculty work together as colleagues to allow the Waldorf approach to provide each child with a future-oriented education, in which lasting capacities and skills will serve the student for life.
- MissionPCWS realizes its vision through these actions:~ We educate each individual child according to age and developmental stage so that learning and growth are united. ~ In each school day our teachers employ the curriculum to address the child’s whole being: the mind, the artistic life, and the physical skills.~ Our teachers are dedicated to preserving and protecting the innate senses of wonder and reverence in childhood.~ We hire Waldorf-trained teachers.~ We are eager to welcome and serve families of all races, creeds, and economic levels.~ As we educate children, we welcome and encourage families to become involved and participate in our school’s governing, fiscal, and social life. ~ As colleagues we strive to honor one another’s work and gifts and to hold one another to the highest professional standards in order to create a healthy community of teachers and administrators around the children we are entrusted with educating.~ We take seriously the sustainable care of the Earth and of Nature in the fulfillment of our mission.
Profile last updated: 11/03/2015
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