Waldorf School Of Lexington

739 Massachusetts Ave,
Lexington, MA, 02420-0242
     Tel: (781)863-1062
Grades: NS - 8 | 241 students
We are an independent, faculty-guided Waldorf school in Lexington, Massachusetts, serving 250 children in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade.
Our mission is to provide an educational environment that supports development of the whole child: intellectual, physical, social, emotional, artistic, and spiritual.
Our work is based on the educational philosophy of pedagogue Rudolf Steiner .
Our goal is to awaken and foster in our students a sense of wonder; creative and inquiring minds; a well-founded belief in their capacities; strength of character, will and intellect; and compassion for and interest in all life.

School Overview

School Type Waldorf School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 241 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Waldorf School Of Lexington Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(No graphics on clothing; standard of age-appropriate modesty)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31
Tuition Notes Varies by age and program. For complete listing, visit: http://www.thewaldorfschool.org/tuition
% on Financial Aid 30%
Admissions Director Tuija Voutilainen

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

School Notes:

  • Our early childhood classes encourage children's growth and development to unfold at a natural pace:
  • Play-centered, imaginative program
  • Gentle, predictable rhythm creates secure environment in which children feel comfortable exploring and imagining
  • Storytelling, creative play, time outdoors are emphasized
  • Wholesome environment with natural materials, healthy homemade snacks
  • Natural setting affords playground space and acres of conserved meadows and woods for play Comprehensive Elementary program offers a rich, rounded curriculum:
  • Core subjects: Math, science, language arts, social science/history, visual arts
  • Special subjects: Spanish language/culture, German language/culture, Instrumental and choral music, physical education, biodynamic gardening, handwork (knitting, sewing, embroidery), woodwork, eurythmy (movement)

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Meadowridge Pelham Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Meadowridge Pelham Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Armenian Sisters Academy (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LexingtonMeadowridge Pelham Academy
    All-girls  | Special Education School
    13 Pelham Rd
    LexingtonMA02421
    (781)274-6800
    All-girls  | Special Education School
    0.7 mi | 25 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • LexingtonArmenian Sisters Academy
      (Roman Catholic)
    20 Pelham Rd
    LexingtonMA02421
    (781)861-8303
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.7 mi | 76 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LexingtonLexington Christian Academy
      (Christian)
    48 Bartlett Ave
    LexingtonMA02420
    (781)862-7850
      (Christian)
    1 mi | 302 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • LexingtonLexington Montessori School
    Montessori School
    130 Pleasant Street
    LexingtonMA02421
    (781)862-8571
    Montessori School
    1 mi | 230 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • ArlingtonNew Covenant School
      (Christian)
    9 Westminster Ave
    ArlingtonMA02474
    (781)643-5511
      (Christian)
    1.2 mi | 132 students | Gr. NS-6                      

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