Housatonic Valley Waldorf School

40 Dodgingtown Rd,
Newtown, CT, 06470-0647
Tel: (203)364-1113
Grades: NS - 8 | 125 students
The goal of the Housatonic Valley Waldorf School is to foster the development of well-rounded, capable students who love learning for its own sake.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 1989

Student Body

Total Students 125 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 15%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition Assistance and scholarships are available
% on Financial Aid 25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,500
Admissions Director Therese Lederer

School Notes:

    • The Housatonic Valley Waldorf School provides a challenging classical education and is dedicated to academic excellence in a non-competitive environment.
    • The curriculum covers, in depth, all basic academic skills, while strengthening the student's moral purpose and artistic sense.
    • It is designed to introduce each subject at the appropriate developmental stage in the student's life.
    • At the core of the Waldorf philosophy is the belief that knowledge is best learned experientially as well as academically.

    Profile last updated: 10/07/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Immaculate High School (5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Mary Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Rose Of Lima School (3.8 miles away)
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    (203)744-2922
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    1.8  mi  |  227  students  |  Gr.  K-9
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    Bethel , CT , 06801
    (203)792-6991
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    40 Church Hill Road
    Newtown , CT , 06470
    (203)426-5102
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