Alex Borders

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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
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 282 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Alex Borders Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 16 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
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

  • 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. In addition to our substantive academic curriculum, we also offer many special subject classes including, Spanish, Music, Handwork, Games, Eurythmy, Orchestra, Sculpture, and Woodworking 
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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $6,523 for elementary schools and $12,717 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Philadelphia, PA is 62% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).