City Of Lakes Waldorf School

2344 Nicollet Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55404-0554
Tel: (612)767-1502
Grades: PK - 8 | 268 students
27 years old, City of Lakes Waldorf School is one of over 900 Waldorf schools in more than 60 countries worldwide dedicated to helping children develop their full human potential in body, spirit and mind. The rich Waldorf curriculum educates children according to each unique stage of child development through academic studies, social learning and the development of practical skills.
Our school serves children from age 3 through Grade 8.
We also offer parent/child classes for toddlers, ongoing parent education and opportunities for participation in your child’s school journey. Waldorf teachers and parents seek to foster the natural unfolding of childhood, creating a genuine enthusiasm for learning that is essential to educational success.
Waldorf students gain a deep knowledge and understanding of the cultural, scientific and social life of humanity that prepares them to be good problem-solvers, independent thinkers and engaged citizens able to bring their individual gifts to a rapidly changing, complex world. The experiences of our alumni are positive testimony to the success of Waldorf education and our work here at City of akes Waldorf School.

School Overview

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
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1988

Student Body

Total Students 268 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade City Of Lakes Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 21 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(See Parent Handbook on-line)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,915
Tuition Notes Call the Enrollment Coordinator to speak about tuition at 612-767-1502.
% on Financial Aid 33%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,000
Admissions Director Caroline Askew
Admissions Associate Betsy Leighton

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Volleyball

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Loring Nicollet Alternative School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Southside Family Charter School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Child Garden Montessori (0.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Minneapolis
    Grades: 9-12 | 100 students
    0.2 miles
    1925 Nicollet Ave
    Minneapolis, MN 55403
    (612)872-3610
    0.29-12
    100
  • Minneapolis
    Southside Family Charter School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: K-8 | 76 students
    0.4 miles
    2123 Clinton Ave So
    Minneapolis, MN 55404
    (612)872-8322
    0.4K-8
    76
  • Minneapolis
    Child Garden Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-K | 107 students
    0.5 miles
    519 Oak Grove St
    Minneapolis, MN 55403
    (612)870-9771
    0.5PK-K
    107
  • Minneapolis
    Grades: PK-K | 38 students
    0.7 miles
    115 2nd Avenue S
    Minneapolis, MN 55401
    (612)333-5460
    0.7PK-K
    38
  • Minneapolis
    Grades: 10-12 | 223 students
    0.8 miles
    2924 4th Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55408
    (612)545-9700
    0.810-12
    223

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