Richmond Waldorf School

1000 Westover Hills Blvd.,
Richmond, VA, 23225-0232
Tel: (804)377-8024
Grades: PK - 8 | 143 students
A true alternative choice in the greater Richmond community, Richmond Waldorf School believes that education nurtures young learners to become individuals whole in body, intellect, and spirit.
Laying a broad foundation to support a lifetime of learning, our curriculum is focused on developing not only intellectual abilities but also artistic sensibilities and the social and emotional growth of each student--education for the head, hands, and heart.

School Overview

School Type Waldorf School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Military Colleges and Schools
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1997

Student Body

Total Students 143 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Richmond Waldorf School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 85%
Average Class Size 12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,750
Tuition Notes 3 day kindergarten $3975-4500 5 day kindergarten $6550 Grades 1-3 $9200 Grades 4-8 $9700
% on Financial Aid 20%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,500
Acceptance Rate 90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Amy Farley

Sports

Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball

School Notes:

  • In addition to a strong foundation in academic work, RWS also offers:
  • 2 foreign languages
  • handwork and woodworking
  • violin, recorder, and chorus
  • Eurythmy (movement)
  • and organized games

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Veritas School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Veritas School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Veritas School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Richmond Veritas School    
    (Christian)
    3400 Brook Road
    Richmond , VA , 23227
    (804)272-9517
    (Christian)
    0.4  mi  |  329  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Richmond
    Good Shepherd Episcopal School
    (Episcopal)
    4207 Forest Hill Ave
    Richmond , VA , 23225
    (804)231-1452
    (Episcopal)
    0.6  mi  |  102  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Richmond
    Ephesus Sda School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    3700 Midlothian Tpke
    Richmond , VA , 23224
    (804)233-4582
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1  mi  |  48  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Richmond
    Kindom Village    
    (Methodist)
    5263 Warwick Rd
    Richmond , VA , 23224
    (804)232-9900
    (Methodist)
    1.6  mi  |  26  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Richmond
    Elijah House Academy
    (Christian)
    6255 Warwick Rd
    Richmond , VA , 23224
    (804)755-7051
    (Christian)
    1.7  mi  |  154  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended May 01, 2012 - High quality academics fueled by teachers who truly care about each child and celebrate each unique spirit in a way that allows confidence to flourish and creativity to flow. The parent community is awesome, the staff has to the best anywhere, but the most incredible part of this school is the kids. It is truly inspiring to witness what a child is capable of when allowed to develop in this kind of environment. - Posted by Parent

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