Aurora Waldorf School

525 West Falls Road
West Falls, NY 14170-0141
     Tel: (716)655-2029
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 183 students
Since 1991, Aurora Waldorf School has offered a balanced age appropriate educational program to nearly 200 students in preschool through high school.
September 2010 marked the inauguration of our Waldorf High School, beginning with a 9th grade, and we will add a grade each year over the next three years to build out a full high school.
Aurora Waldorf is the only private, coeducational and non-sectarian school in the Southtowns that offers education for children from eighteen months to eighteen years of age.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1991

Student Body

Total Students 183 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 7%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Aurora Waldorf School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Jane Ried

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballSoccer,
Track and Field

School Notes:

  • Whole child education: artistic, intellectual, practical and moral
  • Fosters critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Developmentally appropriate curriculum
  • Hands-on, experiential learning
  • Cooperative learning and teamwork are encouraged
  • Class teachers stay with the children from grades 1-8, developing strong relationships with each child and parent

Profile last updated: 02/12/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West Seneca Christian School (8.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Aurora Montessori School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is East Aurora Montessori School (4.7 miles away)
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6 days ago
AWS is simply the best education in the Western New York area. Freedom from standardized testing, acres of land (creek and meadow included!), incredibly dedicated and talented teachers, truly wonderful families, an amazing lunch program and a city bus (!) with a rock-solid, rigorous and incredibly challenging pedagogy that will forever change that way you look at education. Our children are thriving. Yours can too.
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