Richmond Waldorf School

1000 Westover Hills Blvd
Richmond, VA 23225-0232
Tel: (804)377-8024
Grades: PK-8 | 149 students
Waldorf education meets the whole child--head, heart and hands.
We take a developmental approach -- the right subjects, in the right way, at the right time.
Learning is experiential, artistic, engaging.
We believe that questions are more important than answers and that all learning grows out of meaningful relationships.
In addition to a rigorous academic program, all students take 2 foreign languages handwork and woodworking violin, recorder, and chorus Eurythmy (movement)and organized games

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 149 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by Grade Richmond Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,850
Tuition Notes 3 day kindergarten 4900 5 day kindergarten 7600 Grades 1-3 11850 Grades 4-8 12550
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,500
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Roberto Trostli


Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

School Notes:

  • The right subjects at the right time in the right way— That’s what Waldorf schools do.With 100 years' experience, Waldorf schools know when students are ready for new subjects, new concepts, and new skills. Our education serves students for the rest of their lives.
  • Waldorf schools help students develop into people who will make the world a better place by offering
  • 1. a rigorous academic program that develops clear, creative, purposeful thinking;
  • 2. a supportive social environment that builds self-awareness, empathy, and the ability to collaborate;
  • 3. classes in foreign languages, music, movement, and the arts that foster self-expression, competence, and confidence;
  • 4. two daily outdoor play times that nourish and reinvigorate body, mind, and soul.
  • Come check out RWS! A 21st century education based on 100 years' experience.

Profile last updated: 07/16/2015

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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    Veritas School
    Grades: PK-12 | 329 students
    0.4 miles
    3400 Brook Road
    Richmond, VA 23227
  • Richmond
    Grades: K-8 | 102 students
    0.6 miles
    4207 Forest Hill Ave
    Richmond, VA 23225
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    Ephesus Sda School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: PK-8 | 59 students
    1 miles
    3700 Midlothian Tpke
    Richmond, VA 23224
  • Richmond
    Kindom Village
    Grades: PK-5 | 26 students
    1.7 miles
    5263 Warwick Rd
    Richmond, VA 23224
  • Richmond
    Grades: KG-12 | 145 students
    1.7 miles
    6255 Warwick Rd
    Richmond, VA 23224

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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, 05/01/12

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