Acorn Hill Waldorf Kindergarten & Nursery

  • Our school and its diverse community provide an oasis to fully and freely develop the capacities of each child.
  • Since its founding in 1964, the teaching and curriculum have emphasized the healthy development of the heart, body and mind through imaginative play, meaningful work and expressive arts in a natural environment.
  • We see in Waldorf Education the opportunity to build a better society.
  • Acorn Hill will send forth children nurtured by truth, beauty, and goodness so they can meet society with bold thinking, self confidence and social responsibility.

School Overview

School TypeEarly Childhood / Day Care
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded1964
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students55 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Acorn Hill Waldorf Kindergarten & Nursery Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling

School Notes

  • Our school and its diverse community provide an oasis to fully and freely develop the capacities of each child. Since its founding in 1964, the teaching and curriculum have emphasized the healthy development of the heart, body and mind through imaginative play, meaningful work and expressive arts in a natural environment. We see in Waldorf Education the opportunity to build a better society. Acorn Hill will send forth children nurtured by truth, beauty, and goodness so they can meet society with bold thinking, self confidence and social responsibility.

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