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 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)
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
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Waldorf School Of Lexington Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
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
Admissions Director Tuija Voutilainen


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)

Profile last updated: 08/24/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Meadowridge Pelham Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Armenian Sisters Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is French for Kids (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lexington
    French for Kids
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 20 students
    0.1 miles
    755 Massachusetts Avenue
    Lexington, MA 02420
  • Lexington
    Armenian Sisters Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-5 | 107 students
    0.7 miles
    20 Pelham Rd
    Lexington, MA 02421
  • Lexington
    Meadowridge Pelham Academy
    All-girls  | Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 28 students
    0.7 miles
    13 Pelham Rd
    Lexington, MA 02421
  • Lexington
    Grades: 6-12 | 304 students
    1 miles
    48 Bartlett Ave
    Lexington, MA 02420
  • Lexington
    Grades: NS-8 | 236 students
    1 miles
    130 Pleasant Street
    Lexington, MA 02421

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