The Waldorf School of Philadelphia

7500 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19119-0191
Tel: (215)248-1662
Grades: PK-8 | 219 students
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The Waldorf School of Philadelphia is a private, independent school located in Mt Airy, Philadelphia.  Offering Nursery, Pre-K, Kindergarten and Grades 1-8.
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The Waldorf School of Philadelphia is a private, independent school located in Mt Airy, Philadelphia.  Offering Nursery, Pre-K, Kindergarten and Grades 1-8.
The Waldorf School of Philadelphia is a vibrant learning community where education, based on a deep understanding of the developing child, integrates the intellectual with the artistic, the practical with the beautiful — fostering the ability to engage fully in the world.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 219 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade The Waldorf School of Philadelphia Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,700
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,270
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Alexandra Borders

Sports

Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Basketball, Drama Club, Fencing, Orchestra Basketball, Drama Club, Fencing, Orchestra,

School Notes

  • In addition to the comprehensive academic curriculum, the following special subjects are also offered in the grades:
  • Spanish(1-8)
  • Music (1-8)
  • Handwork (1-8)
  • Games (1-8)
  • Eurythmy (movement) (1-8)
  • Orchestra (4-8)
  • Sculpture (4-8)
  • Woodworking (4-8)

Profile last updated: 10/03/2014

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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $6,933 for elementary schools and $12,473 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Philadelphia, PA is 67% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).