Santa Fe Waldorf School

26 Puesta Del Sol
Santa Fe, NM 87508-0875
Tel: (505)983-9727
Grades: NS-12 | 199 students
Based on the pedagogical principles of Rudolf Steiner, the mission of the Santa Fe Waldorf School is to cultivate the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and spiritual capacities of the developing individual through an age-appropriate early childhood through twelfth grade curriculum.
We educate the whole child in a balanced and healthy way.
Our students engage in rigorous academics and gain a fundamental connection to the natural world, an appreciation of themselves and others, and the ability for moral discernment.
Waldorf graduates become thoughtful, fulfilled citizens who think imaginatively, communicate effectively, relate compassionately, and initiate healthy change in the world.

School Overview

School Type Waldorf School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America
Independent Schools Association of the South West (ISAS)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 199 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade Santa Fe Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 1 / Jan. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes Preschool: $8,285 Kindergarten: $8,495 Grades 1 -5: $11,895 Grades 6-8: $13,385 High School: $16,365
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Brent Poole - Admissions Coordinator


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Basketball, Dance, Mountaineering, Snowboarding, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballAlpine SkiingBasketball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Secondary Learning Center (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is La Mariposa Montessori (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is La Mariposa Montessori (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Santa Fe
    La Mariposa Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-6 | 97 students
    0 miles
    18 Puesta Del Sol
    Santa Fe, NM 87508
  • Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Girls' School
    All-girls  | Alternative School
    Grades: 6-8 | 45 students
    1.4 miles
    310 W Zia Road
    Santa Fe, NM 87505
  • Santa Fe
    Grades: PK-6 | 56 students
    1.5 miles
    321 W Zia Road
    Santa Fe, NM 87505
  • Santa Fe
    Grades: 5-12 | 29 students
    1.5 miles
    1549 S Saint Francis Dr
    Santa Fe, NM 87505
  • Santa Fe
    St. Michaels High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 600 students
    1.7 miles
    100 Siringo Road
    Santa Fe, NM 87505

School Reviews

Great school provides a solid academic foundation that instills creative problem solving and the skills to truly succeed. The students are educated in a more complete way with art, movement and music integrated to the core curriculum. It is all about learning and not teaching to a test. The teachers are dedicated and the community of parents is very actively involved.
- Posted by Parent, 05/09/13

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