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.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Students: 55 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
Year Founded
1964
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
55 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Acorn Hill Waldorf Kindergarten & Nursery Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 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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Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Early Childhood / Day Care
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-Kindergarten
  • Students: 55 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

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