Tucson Waldorf School

3605 E River Road
Tucson, AZ 85718-0857
Tel: (520)529-1032
Grades: NS-8 | 266 students
The Tucson Waldorf School provides a Pre-K to Grade 8 Waldorf curriculum designed to graduate students capable of meeting the challenges of tomorrow's world. Our graduates have a track-record of excelling and distinguishing themselves in High School, College, and beyond.
Our school is committed to an engaging educational experience with a full introduction to the classics, foreign languages, history, geography, mathematics, science, music, art and more.
Waldorf's time-tested pedagogy is attuned to the unique stages of childhood.

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-8
Year Founded 1993

Student Body

Total Students 266 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
1%
State avg.: 36%
Students by Grade Tucson Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
35%
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(see parent handbook/call school)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 15 / rolling
% on Financial Aid
26%
Acceptance Rate
97%
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  •  Tucson Waldorf School provides age-appropriate content that nourishes the healthy growth of the child. Mathematics, languages, literature & history, science & geography, music, handwork, gardening, and woodwork are subjects students learn about through an experiential approach. Through each experience in the Waldorf classroom, students cultivate and expand their intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual capacities. These capacities lead them to becoming individuals who are rooted in their strengths while remaining open and curious to the infinite possibilities of this life.
  • In Waldorf education, the teacher progresses with a given group of students from first to eighth grade. Every morning teachers greet students with a handshake and make eye contact before the students enter the classroom in order to establish a connection each new day. By carrying a class through the grades, class teachers look back on all his or her students` previous learning experiences and build step by step on this foundation to endow his or her teaching with real unity. Primary school age children, who are very sensitive to readjustments and changes, are given the security of knowing one personality and method intimately and thoroughly.

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school is Desert Willow Educational Services (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tucson Hebrew Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Tucson Jewish Community Center (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tucson
    Tucson Jewish Community Center
    Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
    Grades: NS-PK | 375 students
    0.2 miles
    3800 E River Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85718
    (520)299-3009
    0.2NS-PK
    375
  • Tucson
    Grades: K-8 | 150 students
    0.3 miles
    3888 E River Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85718
    (520)529-3888
    0.3K-8
    150
  • Tucson
    Desert Willow Educational Services
    Special Education School
    Grades: 10-12 | 10 students
    0.6 miles
    3953 E Paradise Falls Dr Unit 110
    Tucson, AZ 85712
    (520)323-0401
    0.610-12
    10
  • Tucson
    Grades: NS-6 | 88 students
    0.9 miles
    2800 E River Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85718
    (520)624-8182
    0.9NS-6
    88
  • Tucson
    Grades: NS-PK | 60 students
    1.3 miles
    4625 E River Rd
    Tucson, AZ 85718
    (520)299-8908
    1.3NS-PK
    60

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The average private school tuition in Tucson, AZ is $6,808 for elementary schools and $15,363 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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