Spring Garden Waldorf School

1791 Jacoby Road
Akron, OH 44321-0443
Tel: (330)666-0574
Grades: PK-8 | 191 students
Spring Garden Waldorf School is a private, non-sectarian, coed school that provides education for a diverse group of children from age three through the eighth grade.
We are committed to educating each child so that he or she will contribute to the future of the world with clear and creative thinking, compassion, moral strength and courage.
Spring Garden Waldorf School is part of the long-standing Waldorf tradition, a worldwide movement putting Rudolf Steiner's educational philosophy into practice.
 This method works because it addresses the whole child - cognitive, social, and creative - and meets the needs of each individual through a challenging and multi-sensory environment.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1981

Student Body

Total Students 191 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Spring Garden Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 18 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition costs vary based on class level. See our website for details.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Amy Hecky


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Nordic Skiing, Snowboarding, Track and FieldBasketballNordic Skiing,
SnowboardingTrack and Field,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Our Lady Of The Elms High School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Discovery Montessori Acadmey (1.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Emmanuel Christian Academy (2.8 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • Princeton
    Grades: K-5 | 35 students
    1.4 miles
    804 7th Street South
    Princeton, MN 55371
  • Akron
    Grades: K-8 | 101 students
    1.7 miles
    750 White Pond Dr
    Akron, OH 44320
  • Fairlawn
    Grades: KG-8 | 621 students
    2.6 miles
    645 Moorfield Rd
    Fairlawn, OH 44333
  • Akron
    Grades: PK-8 | 227 students
    2.8 miles
    1650 Diagonal Road
    Akron, OH 44320
  • Akron
    St Sebastian School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 462 students
    2.8 miles
    500 Mull Ave
    Akron, OH 44320

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This school is amazing. They understand how to teach kids and keep them loving school and learning. My son is thriving. We couldn't be happier.
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