San Francisco Waldorf Grade School/San Francisco Waldorf High School

2938 Washington Street,
San Francisco, CA, 94115-0941
Tel: (415)931-2750
Grades: PK - 12 | 462 students
San Francisco Waldorf School is an independent, co-educational, non-sectarian school providing education from Kindergarten through Grade 12.
Our Grade School Campus is on Washington Street and the High School Campus is at 470 West Portal Avenue.
www.sfwhs.org With love and devotion we strive to nourish the unique capacities of every student that in each may awaken the creative intelligence to envision, the compassion to understand, and the courage to be an active participant in our common human future.
Our purpose is to provide Waldorf education in San Francisco for children from early childhood through high school.
At San Francisco Waldorf School, academic excellence, social responsibility, and the recognition of each individual's gifts are the guiding educational ideals.
Our curriculum integrates the student's developmental needs with intellectual and artistic skills.
Our deeply committed faculty works together to foster each student's sense of self-reliance, concern for community, and moral purpose.
The student's educated, disciplined imagination will be the foundation for leadership into the future.

School Overview

School Type Waldorf School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Western States Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1979

Student Body

Total Students 462 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 23%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 1 courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 13 / rolling
% on Financial Aid 40%
Admissions Director Lori Grey (K-Gr.8)/Lisa Barry(Gr.9-12)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports BaseballBasketballSailingSoccerTrack and FieldVolleyballBaseballBasketball,
SailingSoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Model UN, Drama Club, Student Council, Student Exchange Program, Yoga, Yearbook, Literary Magazine, Gay/Straight Alliance Model UN, Drama Club, Student Council,
Student Exchange Program, Yoga,
Yearbook, Literary Magazine, Gay/Straight Alliance,

School Notes:

  • San Francisco Waldorf School is an independent, co-educational, non-sectarian school providing education from Kindergarten through Grade 12. With love and devotion we strive to nourish the unique capacities of every student that in each may awaken the creative intelligence to envision, the compassion to understand, and the courage to be an active participant in our common human future. Our purpose is to provide Waldorf education in San Francisco for children from early childhood through high school. At San Francisco Waldorf School, academic excellence, social responsibility, and the recognition of each individual's gifts are the guiding educational ideals. Our curriculum integrates the student's developmental needs with intellectual and artistic skills. Our deeply committed faculty works together to foster each student's sense of self-reliance, concern for community, and moral purpose. The student's educated, disciplined imagination will be the foundation for leadership into the future.

  • Profile last updated: 08/31/2012

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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    San Francisco , CA , 94115
    (415)921-3747
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  • San Francisco
    Sterne School    
    Special Program Emphasis
    2690 Jackson St
    San Francisco , CA , 94115
    (415)922-6081
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    0.1  mi  |  90  students  |  Gr.  5-12
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    Hillwood Academic Day School
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    San Francisco , CA , 94115
    (415)931-0400
    0.2  mi  |  41  students  |  Gr.  K-9
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    Drew School    
    2901 California St
    San Francisco , CA , 94115
    (415)409-3739
    0.2  mi  |  240  students  |  Gr.  9-12
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    3065 Jackson St
    San Francisco , CA , 94115
    (415)447-3100
    0.2  mi  |  403  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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