San Francisco Waldorf Grade School

2938 Washington Street,
San Francisco, CA, 94115-0941
     Tel: (415)931-2750
Grades: PK - 8 | 243 students
Celebrating 35 years, San Francisco Waldorf School is a leader in Waldorf education in North America.
Academic excellence, social responsibility, and a recognition of each student's gifts are the guiding educational ideals at San Francisco Waldorf School.

School Overview

School Type Waldorf School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1979

Student Body

Total Students 243 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 23%
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade San Francisco Waldorf Grade School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
% on Financial Aid 40%
Admissions Director Lori Grey (K-Gr.8)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. math club math club, 

School Notes:

  • Highly trained teachers are dedicated to helping students reach their individual potential.
  • The curriculum is carefully designed to engage students at each stage of their development.
  • Students learn through direct experience and artistic expression is integrated across subjects. 
  • Movement and outdoor education programs complement classroom learning. 
  • A unique dual-language studies track in Mandarin and Spanish runs through the grades. 
  • Our high school campus is located at 470 West Portal Avenue:  www.sfwhs.org.

Profile last updated: 06/20/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sterne School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Town School For Boys (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hearing & Speech Center Of Northern California (0.7 miles away)
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