Santa Fe Waldorf School

26 Puesta Del Sol,
Santa Fe, NM, 87508-0875
Tel: (505)983-9727
Grades: NS - 12 | 223 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
National Council for Private School Accreditation
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 12
Learning Programs Supported Yes
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 223 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 16%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 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 50%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,000
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Cita Riley-grades; Elliot Ryan - High School
Admissions Associate Elliot Ryan, High School

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports BasketballCross CountrySoccerSwimmingTennis
Track and FieldVolleyball
BasketballCross Country,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Santa Fe Secondary School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is La Mariposa Montessori (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Little Earth School (1.5 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  |Preschools Preschools  |Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Santa Fe La Mariposa Montessori
    Montessori School
    18 Puesta Del Sol
    Santa Fe , NM , 87508
    (505)995-9659
    Montessori School
    0  mi  |  90  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Girls' School
    All-girls | Alternative School
    310 W Zia Road
    Santa Fe , NM , 87505
    (505)820-3188
    All-girls | Alternative School
    1.4  mi  |  45  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Santa Fe
    Little Earth School
    321 W Zia Road
    Santa Fe , NM , 87505
    (505)988-1968
    1.5  mi  |  56  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Santa Fe
    Santa Fe Secondary School
    Alternative School
    230 S Saint Francis Dr
    Santa Fe , NM , 87501
    (505)982-2240
    Alternative School
    1.5  mi  |  28  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Santa Fe
    St. Michaels High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    100 Siringo Road
    Santa Fe , NM , 87505
    (505)983-7353
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.7  mi  |  643  students  |  Gr.  7-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 09, 2013 - 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

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Choosing a School: 10 Things Which Matter To Parents
Choosing a School: 10 Things Which Matter To Parents
Never lose sight of why you are planning to send your child to private school. This list of ten considerations will help you focus on the things which matter.
3 Tips for an Effective Private School Job Search
Use these tips to tweak your job search strategies as you seek employment in a private school.
5 Financial Aid DOs and DONTs
Part of the private school selection process is financial aid. We point out five issues about which you should be aware.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Parent or guardian name:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Male   Female  
Currently grade:
Seeking entry grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!