Waldorf School of Baltimore

4801 Tamarind Road
Baltimore, MD 21209-0212
Tel: (410)367-6808
Grades: PK-8 | 157 students
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The Waldorf School of Baltimore is an independent, coeducational day school for students in nursery through 8th grade.
Our mission is to educate children to think, feel, and act with depth, imagination, and purpose.
Our students develop critical thinking, creativity, and intellectual awareness through a rich and rigorous curriculum.
We are accredited by the Association of Independent Maryland Schools (AIMS), fully licensed by the Maryland State Department of Education, and we are a full member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA).

School Overview

School Type Waldorf School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
State or regional independent school association
Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 157 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,900
Tuition Notes Range $4500-$18900
Admissions Director Lynn Bufano
Admissions Associate Lynn Bufano

Sports

Total Sports Offered 2 sports
Sports Basketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Eurythmy, Student Council, Yearbook Eurythmy, Yearbook, Student Council,

School Notes

  • Our program is based on the nearly 100-year-old, internationally respected and proven Waldorf educational system. We are dedicated to providing a rigorous, liberal arts education that focuses on academic excellence and creative, intellectual and spiritual growth. The Waldorf approach to education empowers each child to respond to personal and societal challenges from a solid ethical foundation and with a free mind.
  • The Waldorf School of Baltimore is committed to a fully inclusive school community. We encourage and welcome students and staff of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, religions, socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientations and spiritual values.

Profile last updated: 11/04/2015

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School Reviews

This school may be the best kept secret of Baltimore-area schools! We have been at the school 6 years and believe our child is receiving the highest quality education possible to enable him to be a well rounded, successful life-long learner. What more could you ask for?
- Posted by Parent, 01/01/16
I am so glad to have found this school! My son is thriving at Waldorf. With a main teacher that will stay with him throughout the elementary years and outdoor time (that all boys need) he enjoys going to school everyday. His favorite class is handwork which has been helpful in his concentration level for other tasks. I was amazed at the cultural breadth I experienced at the Thanksgiving assembly - Greek, Jewish, Spanish, music & dance all validated my Thanks for what the school gives us everyday in our children.
- Posted by Parent, 12/07/15
My two children have attending the Waldof School of Baltimore from 1st through 8th grade. What is special about this school is how much the children love the school and how well they develop into good students who do well in High School. My kids never complained that "they did not want to go to school today". They felt comforatable and valued by this school. I cannot think of a better gift that I could have given them than spending the money that I did to give them this education.
- Posted by Parent, 11/16/15
My son, currently in 5th grade, has been attending the Waldorf School of Baltimore since nursery school. Originally we had planned to send him to public school after kindergarten, thinking that there was no way that we could afford private school, but once we visited the first grade classroom and saw how different and special the school is, we knew we had to find a way to make it work. I am pleased to report that WSB has a robust financial aid program; our experience has been that it you are committed to having your child at this school, the school will be just as committed to helping make that happen. The curriculum is tailored to the needs of the developing child, and the care the teachers take to create community in the classroom means that bullying and cliques are nonexistent. My child is the kind of kid who would have done fine in most school environments, though he is so quiet that he probably would have slipped through the cracks. At this school, he has absolutely thrived, and that is a testament to the care of the teachers and the strengths of the school itself.
- Posted by Parent, 11/16/15

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