Boulder Waldorf Kindergarten

Tel: (303)541-0671
Grades: NS-K | 60 students
The Boulder Waldorf Kindergarten ( 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 Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 60 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
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
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 Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Tara Performing Arts High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Make A Mess And Make Believe (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Make A Mess And Make Believe (0.6 miles away)
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  • Boulder
    Tara Performing Arts High School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: 9-12 | 44 students
    0.1 miles
    4180 19th St
    Boulder, CO 80304
  • Boulder
    Make A Mess And Make Believe
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 45 students
    0.6 miles
    1919 Yarmouth Ave
    Boulder, CO 80304
  • Boulder
    Jarrow Montessori School
    Montessori School
    Grades: K-6 | 163 students
    0.7 miles
    3900 Orange Ct
    Boulder, CO 80304
  • Boulder
    Shining Mountain Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-12 | 309 students
    0.7 miles
    999 Violet Avenue
    Boulder, CO 80304
  • Boulder
    Grades: PK-KG | 53 students
    0.9 miles
    3600 Hazelwood Ct
    Boulder, CO 80304

School Reviews

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, 09/30/14
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, 07/04/14

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