The Waldorf School of Philadelphia

7500 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19119-0191
Tel: (215)248-1662
Grades: PK-8 | 219 students
The Waldorf School of Philadelphia is a private, independent school located in Mt Airy, Philadelphia.  Offering Nursery, Pre-K, Kindergarten and Grades 1-8.
The Waldorf School of Philadelphia is a private, independent school located in Mt Airy, Philadelphia.  Offering Nursery, Pre-K, Kindergarten and Grades 1-8.
The Waldorf School of Philadelphia is a vibrant learning community where education, based on a deep understanding of the developing child, integrates the intellectual with the artistic, the practical with the beautiful — fostering the ability to engage fully in the world.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 219 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade The Waldorf School of Philadelphia Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,700
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,270
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Alexandra Borders


Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Basketball, Drama Club, Fencing, Orchestra Basketball, Drama Club, Fencing, Orchestra,

School Notes:

  • In addition to the comprehensive academic curriculum, the following special subjects are also offered in the grades:
  • Spanish(1-8)
  • Music (1-8)
  • Handwork (1-8)
  • Games (1-8)
  • Eurythmy (movement) (1-8)
  • Orchestra (4-8)
  • Sculpture (4-8)
  • Woodworking (4-8)

Profile last updated: 10/03/2014

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lotus Academy (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Islamic Day School Of Philadelphia (0.5 miles away)
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    Philadelphia, PA 19119
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    Islamic Day School Of Philadelphia
    Montessori School (Islamic)
    Grades: PK-3 | 18 students
    0.5 miles
    222 E Durham St
    Philadelphia, PA 19119
  • Philadelphia
    Grades: KG | 10 students
    0.5 miles
    101 W Mount Pleasant Ave
    Philadelphia, PA 19119
  • Philadelphia
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    Daycare / Preschool (Lutheran Church -- Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-K | 21 students
    0.7 miles
    500 E Mt Pleasant Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19119

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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $6,289 for elementary schools and $12,064 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Philadelphia, PA is 71% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).