Richmond Waldorf School

1000 Westover Hills Blvd
Richmond, VA 23225-0232
Tel: (804)377-8024
Grades: PK-8 | 129 students
Waldorf education meets the whole child--head, heart and hands.
We take a developmental approach -- the right subjects, in the right way, at the right time.
Learning is experiential, artistic, engaging.
We believe that questions are more important than answers and that all learning grows out of meaningful relationships.
In addition to a rigorous academic program, all students take Russian, Spanish, handwork and woodworking, violin, recorder, chorus, Eurythmy (movement) and organized games.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 129 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Richmond Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size 12 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,925
Tuition Notes 3 day kindergarten 5000 5 day kindergarten 7150 Grades 1-3 12100 Grades 4-8 12925
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,500
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Rachel White

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Choir, Orchestra Choir, Orchestra,

School Notes

  • The right subjects at the right time in the right way- That`s what Waldorf schools do.With 100 years' experience, Waldorf schools know when students are ready for new subjects, new concepts, and new skills. Our education serves students for the rest of their lives.
  • Waldorf schools help students develop into people who will make the world a better place by offering
    • 1. a rigorous academic program that develops clear, creative, purposeful thinking;
    • 2. a supportive social environment that builds self-awareness, empathy, and the ability to collaborate;
    • 3. classes in foreign languages, music, movement, and the arts that foster self-expression, competence, and confidence;
    • 4. two daily outdoor play times that nourish and reinvigorate body, mind, and soul.
  • Come check out RWS! A 21st century education based on 100 years' experience.
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School Reviews

High quality academics fueled by teachers who truly care about each child and celebrate each unique spirit in a way that allows confidence to flourish and creativity to flow.The parent community is awesome, the staff has to the best anywhere, but the most incredible part of this school is the kids. It is truly inspiring to witness what a child is capable of when allowed to develop in this kind of environment.
- Posted by Parent, 05/01/12

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The average private school tuition in Richmond, VA is $10,761 for elementary schools and $15,185 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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