Potomac Crescent Waldorf School

923 23rd St S,
Arlington, VA, 22202-0703
Tel: (703)486-1309
Potomac Crescent Waldorf School's mission is to educate each individual child according to age and developmental stage so that learning and growth are united.
In each school day our teachers employ the curriculum to address the child¡¯s whole being the mind, the artistic life, and the physical skills.
Our teachers are dedicated to preserving and protecting the innate senses of wonder and reverence in childhood.
We hire Waldorf trained teachers.
We educate children, we welcome and encourage families to become involved and participate in our school¡¯s governing, fiscal, and social life.

School Overview

School Type Waldorf School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 3
Year Founded 1997

Student Body

Total Students 74 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 44%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Potomac Crescent Waldorf School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,700
Tuition Notes Tuition depends on class and schedule
Acceptance Rate 80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Jenna Martin

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 09/11/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Commonwealth Academy (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Rita School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Rita School (1.1 miles away)
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    Alexandria , VA , 22302
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School Reviews

  • Recommended March 29, 2014 - Potomac Crescent Waldorf School is a very special place. The early childhood program provides the children with a true childhood, where they can explore imaginative play, help with work in the classrooms, and create beautiful art. In the grades, the teachers understand where each child is, and tailor their teaching accordingly. They integrate art, painting, stories, movement, and music into the learning so that the children learn their subjects deeply, and they develop many facets of themselves. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended March 29, 2014 - This is the only pre-school in Arlington, that fully operates in the Waldorf tradition and teaches with head, heart, and hands. The teachers honor the true spirit of the children and receive them with love, not mechanical curricula. My child couldn''t be more loved and cared for in any school in Northern Virginia. He is safe and growing, and we have peace of mind. What more can a parent ask for? - Posted by Parent

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