Tamarack Waldorf School

1150 E Brady St
Milwaukee, WI 53202-0532
Tel: (414)277-0009
Grades: K - 8 | 247 students
 Waldorf schools offer a developmentally appropriate, experiential approach to education.
They integrate the arts and academics for children from preschool through the grades.
The aim of the education is to inspire life-long learning in each student and enable them to fully develop their unique capacities. Tamarack Waldorf School is a private Waldorf school established in 1996 as an urban school embracing diversity.
We offer a complete curriculum for students from pre-school and kindergarten through eighth grade.
Tamarack welcomes students and families of all races, religions and cultures to join us.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 247 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 46%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Tamarack Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(solid colors)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,900
Tuition Notes Financial aid is available through the school's tuition reduction program, or through the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program.
% on Financial Aid 70%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000
Admissions Director Sarah Stokes

School Notes:

Please contact the school to receive an information packet. Applicants to K5 to Grade 8 must submit a recent report card along with the application. Private pay applications can be submitted beginning in January for the following school year. Applications to the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (state voucher) can be submitted beginning in March for the following school year.  

Profile last updated: 10/07/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Joan Antida High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Marcus Lutheran School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Coa Youth & Family Center (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee
    St. Joan Antida High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 328 students
    0.5 miles
    1341 N Cass St
    Milwaukee, WI 53202
    (414)272-8423
    0.59-12
    328
  • Milwaukee
    Coa Youth & Family Center
    Alternative School
    Grades: PK | 75 students
    0.5 miles
    909 E North Ave
    Milwaukee, WI 53212
    (414)263-8383
    0.5PK
    75
  • Milwaukee
    St. Marcus Lutheran School
    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 674 students
    0.8 miles
    2215 N Palmer St
    Milwaukee, WI 53212
    (414)562-3163
    0.8PK-8
    674
  • Milwaukee
    Grades: PK-8 | 155 students
    0.9 miles
    2461 N Murray Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI 53211
    (414)964-1770
    0.9PK-8
    155
  • Milwaukee
    St. Charles Inc
    Special Education School
    Grades: 6-11 | 28 students
    1.1 miles
    151 S. 84th St. (no Longer Uses A P.o. Box)
    Milwaukee, WI 53214
    (414)476-3710
    1.16-11
    28

School Reviews

Our children are so very happy at Tamarack Waldorf School! We have children in kindergarten and the grades and they are all happy as clams. The teachers of Tamarack are filled with love, the curriculum is filled with art, music, and age-appropriate (challenging!) academics, and the halls are filled with happy, engaged and engaging children of all races and creeds. It is a wonderful school doing wonderful things. It really is an astonishing place.
- Posted by Parent, 02/14/13
I attended a community event when my child was just an infant, and knew then that Tamarack was THE school to send my children. Now 8 years later I am just as in love with the school and the complete education unavailable at any other school in south-east WI. Waldorf is making headlines because it works!! It is the only experiential education, where children form their knowledge in doing. Beyond the Waldorf philosophies, the education at Tamarack Waldorf School intigrates music, art, handwork (knitting, crochet, etc), woodworking, movement, dance, foreign language. Attend an open house event and fall in love with this amazing school.
- Posted by Parent, 10/06/12

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