The Waldorf School of Philadelphia

7500 Germantown Ave,
Philadelphia, PA, 19119-0191
     Tel: (215)248-1662
Grades: PK - 8 | 169 students
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 Waldorf School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 169 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 12%
State avg.: 20%
Students by Grade The Waldorf School of Philadelphia Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 50%
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,700
% on Financial Aid 50%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,270
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Alexandra Borders

Sports

Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball

Extracurriculars

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 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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    PhiladelphiaPA19119
    (215)242-0414
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    Montessori School  (Islamic)
    222 E Durham St
    PhiladelphiaPA19119
    (215)248-0896
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    0.5 mi | 13 students | Gr. PK-3                      
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    Daycare / Preschool
    101 W Mount Pleasant Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA19119
    (215)242-5352
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    0.5 mi | 10 students | Gr. KG                      
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    Daycare / Preschool  (Christian)
    500 E Mount Pleasant Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA19119
    (215)242-4663
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