Shining Rivers Waldorf School

     Tel: (314)962-2129
Grades: PK - 8 | 81 students
Shining Rivers Waldorf School is an independent, co-educational, non-sectarian school, located in the St. Louis metropolitan area, providing education beginning in early childhood, and is currently enrolling through Grade 8.
We are a developing school member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America.
The mission of Shining Rivers Waldorf School is to provide an educational environment for the healthy development of the whole child by strengthening the child's affinity with nature, nourishing the child's sense of awe, wonder and creativity, sharing in the unfolding of each child's innate capabilities particularly in the arts and sciences, and building a strong foundation for practical life skills." The Waldorf curriculum that began with the work of Rudolf Steiner, is a unique philosophy employing an approach that addresses the whole child head, heart and hands.

School Overview

School Type Waldorf School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1993

Student Body

Total Students 81 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 12%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Shining Rivers Waldorf School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 83%
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 7 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $11,400
Tuition Notes Early childhood program tuition dependent on number of days enrolled. Tuition Assistance available.
% on Financial Aid 35%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,000
Admissions Director Makena Gray

School Notes:

Shining Rivers Waldorf School is an independent, co-educational, non-sectarian school, located in the St. Louis metropolitan area, providing education beginning in early childhood, and is currently enrolling through Grade 8. We are a developing school member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America. The mission of Shining Rivers Waldorf School is to provide an educational environment for the healthy development of the whole child by strengthening the child's affinity with nature, nourishing the child's sense of awe, wonder and creativity, sharing in the unfolding of each child's innate capabilities particularly in the arts and sciences, and building a strong foundation for practical life skills." The Waldorf curriculum that began with the work of Rudolf Steiner, is a unique philosophy employing an approach that addresses the whole child head, heart and hands.

Profile last updated: 08/06/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Great Circle/Edgewood Children's Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Great Circle/Edgewood Children's Center (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Mary Magdalen School (0.7 miles away)
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