Boulder Waldorf Kindergarten

4072 19th Street,
Boulder, CO, 80304
Tel: (303)541-0671
Grades: NS - K | 68 students
The Boulder Waldorf Kindergarten (http://www.boulderwaldorf.com) is an early childhood center serving families and children, ages 12 months to 6 years.
Located on a beautiful 2 acre urban farm school in North Boulder, Colorado, the environment is carefully prepared to create an atmosphere of inspiration for learning.
Our expansive play yard is filled with shade and fruit trees, large organic / biodynamic gardens, natural wood climbing structures, old fashioned toys and an authentic tipi.
Children participate in creative play, help to grow and harvest vegetables, fruit and flowers, and assist in caring for our dairy goats and chickens.
Our school is in a lovely and spacious, light-filled adobe-style building.

School Overview

School Type Early Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - Kindergarten
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 68 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 21%
State avg.: 19%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,000
Tuition Notes The tuition amount shown here is for 5 days/week. We also offer 3 and 4 day options, as well as extended care. Please call for details!
Acceptance Rate 99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Seana Grady

School Notes:

    • Serving children ages 12 months to 6 years
    • 3, 4 and 5 day 1/2 day programs + After School Care
    • Creative play, handwork, painting
    • Farm animals, gardening, festivals, games and storytelling
    • Summer programs

    Profile last updated: 06/30/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tara Performing Arts High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Canyon Point KinderCare (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Make A Mess And Make Believe (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Boulder Tara Performing Arts High School
    Special Program Emphasis
    4180 19th St
    Boulder , CO , 80304
    (303)440-4510
    Special Program Emphasis
    0.1  mi  |  44  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Golden Canyon Point KinderCare
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    107 North Ruby Drive
    Golden , CO , 80403
    (303)279-9171
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.3  mi  |  132  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Boulder Jarrow Montessori School
    Montessori School
    3900 Orange Ct
    Boulder , CO , 80304
    (303)443-0511
    Montessori School
    0.7  mi  |  163  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • Boulder
    Make A Mess And Make Believe
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    1919 Yarmouth Ave
    Boulder , CO , 80304
    (303)443-8909
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.7  mi  |  45  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Boulder
    Shining Mountain Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    999 Violet Avenue
    Boulder , CO , 80304
    (303)444-7697
    Special Program Emphasis
    0.7  mi  |  304  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 30, 2014 - I am so grateful that we found Boulder Waldorf Kindergarten for my three year old son. All the natural elements found throughout the Lavenders classroom are so inviting, warm and comforting like the hand made wooden chairs and tables fit just for a toddler. The wooden blocks, rainbows, trucks, benches, stepstools preserve my son''s connection to trees and the things that are made from them. I also love the use of other natural fibers like woolen and felt puppets, babies, and other toys. I love that the learning of each day is organic in a way that it is useful and encompassing more than just letters or concepts. They learn how to make bitty bun bread, soup, and other foods that usually incorporate the school''s farm and garden''s vegetables, that the children themselves help tend harvest. Children have the rest of their lives to be adults. I love how Boulder Waldorf Kindergarten preserves the enchantment of stories and fantasy. I could go on and on! Lastly, the rhythms and routines that are inherent in this school help our family keep a good routine and rhythm and my son looks forward to each day of school knowing if it is an oatmeal day or a bitty bun day! Can''t give enough praise. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended July 04, 2014 - I began working at Boulder Waldorf Kindergarten about a month ago. On a daily basis, I am so grateful for the beauty and joy that surround this school. The teachers, the parents and the children are a pleasure! I would highly recommend Boulder Waldorf Kindergarten for anyone who is looking for a nurturing environment that honors and protects the essence of the young child. - Posted by Administrator

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