City Of Lakes Waldorf School

2344 Nicollet Ave S,
Minneapolis, MN, 55404-0554
     Tel: (612)767-1502
Grades: PK - 8 | 191 students
25 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 ½ 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 Waldorf School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded 1988

Student Body

Total Students 191 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 20%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade City Of Lakes Waldorf School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 20 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 None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,159
Tuition Notes Call the Enrollment Coordinator to speak about tuition at 612-767-1502.
% on Financial Aid 33%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,500
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 (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Child Garden Montessori (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Child Garden Montessori (0.5 miles away)
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