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
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.: 23%
Students by Grade Housatonic Valley Waldorf School 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 Mary Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BethelHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award St Mary Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    24 Dodgingtown Rd
    BethelCT06801
    (203)744-2922
      (Roman Catholic)
    1.8 mi | 216 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • BethelBethel KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    174 Old Hawleyville Road
    BethelCT06801
    (203)792-6991
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    2.7 mi | 138 students | Gr. NS-PK                      
  • Newtown Fraser Woods Montessori School
    Montessori School
    173 S Main St
    NewtownCT06470
    (203)426-3390
    Montessori School
    3.7 mi | 175 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • NewtownSt. Rose Of Lima School
      (Roman Catholic)
    40 Church Hill Road
    NewtownCT06470
    (203)426-5102
      (Roman Catholic)
    3.8 mi | 436 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • DanburyHudson Country Montessori School
    Montessori School
    44a Shelter Rock Rd
    DanburyCT06810
    (203)744-8088
    Montessori School
    4.1 mi | 210 students | Gr. PK-8                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
What to Research Before Choosing a Private School
What to Research Before Choosing a Private School
When making an important decision that will impact the lives of your children, you need to have all the facts in place. We compiled a list of the most important factors to consider when choosing a final private school for your child.
What Do They Teach?
As you evaluate schools, take time to explore fully what the schools which you are looking at teach.
What Do I Do When....? Part 2
Here are some more answers and resources to help you deal with tough questions such as "What do I do when my child doesn't test well?"
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Fairfield County, CT is $10,985 for elementary schools and $21,433 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Fairfield County, CT is 65% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos

View more school videos