Richmond Waldorf School

1000 Westover Hills Blvd
Richmond, VA 23225-0232
     Tel: (804)377-8024
Grades: PK - 8 | 121 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

Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1997

Student Body

Total Students 121 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 94%
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Richmond Waldorf School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
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


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

Profile last updated: 04/12/2015

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 Reviews

1 year ago
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.
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