The Waldorf School Of Mendocino County

Tel: (707)485-8719
Grades: PK-8 | 171 students
The Waldorf School of Mendocino County is open to anyone who seeks our unique and time tested approach to education. Our small school is situated on a leafy campus that provides a safe and home-like atmosphere to help students get the most from their experience. We ask parents to make a commitment to help us achieve the superlative results from the potential in each of our students.
The curriculum, using a broad range of artistic mediums to involve the child in the learning process, springs from a deep wisdom of child development. One only needs to spend time with some graduates of a fully implemented Waldorf curriculum to witness how human values and abilities manifest through this proven educational path.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 171 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade The Waldorf School Of Mendocino County Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 11 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes $6,000.00 for Kindergarten. $7,000.00 for Grades. Flexible financial aid process available.
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • Looking for the right education for your family can be enlightening, challenging or frustrating. There are many options and many more opinions to consider when choosing this important long term influence to your family's values. Finding the right 'fit' might be an immediate recognition or at the end of much thought and deliberation. Whatever the steps to the right decision, once made, the relation between school and family wants to grow and flourish so that the child feels held by adults who share common aims and values. Although one can make impressive claims, the proof is really in the 'fruits'. We encourage anyone seriously looking to bring human values to life in their family to visit and experience what happens daily, yearly and continually in the lives of those who participate in the independent Waldorf approach to education.
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This school has been and is a wonderful place for my 2 children. They are happy, learning many different and fun things, being nourished from the inside out, and getting a quality waldorf education. We are small but we are committed!
- Posted by Parent, 09/02/15
WSMC is a wonderful private Waldorf school. Very happy with my parent experience, and grateful to have this education option in the area.
- Posted by Parent, 12/19/14

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The average private school tuition in California is $10,113 for elementary schools and $17,537 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in California is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).