Asheville Waldorf School

  • Asheville Waldorf School is dedicated to providing a space in which children can learn, grow, and explore in the midst of a high-speed world.
  • Our focus is to: Protect the sanctity of childhood for the young child; Honor the distinct inner purpose of each child; Offer a classical curriculum taught experientially through the arts, movement and storytelling; Meet the needs at each child's level of physical, social, emotional, spiritual and intellectual development; Challenge children to discover the full range of their abilities; Nurture the child's natural curiosity, joy and sense of wonder essential to learning; Instill respect and reverence for humanity and the earth; Produce creative thinkers and problem solvers; Promote deep supportive relationships between teachers and parents.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-7
Year Founded2010

Student Body

Total Students152 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Asheville Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$9,300
% on Financial Aid
30%
Average Financial Aid Grant$2,000
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%

School Notes

  • Inspired by Waldorf Education, Asheville Waldorf School is dedicated to providing a space in which children can learn, grow, and explore in the midst of a high-speed world.  Our focus is to: Protect the sanctity of childhood for the young child; Honor the distinct inner purpose of each child; Offer a classical curriculum taught experientially through the arts, movement and storytelling; Meet the needs at each child's level of physical, social, emotional, spiritual and intellectual development; Challenge children to discover the full range of their abilities; Nurture the child's natural curiosity, joy and sense of wonder essential to learning; Instill respect and reverence for humanity and the earth; Produce creative thinkers and problem solvers; Promote deep supportive relationships between teachers and parents.
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    Grades: PK-8 | 71 students
    2 miles
    671 Sand Hill Rd
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828) 225-1993
    2 PK-8
    71
  • Asheville
    Grades: PK-12 | 639 students
    4.9 miles
    1345 Hendersonville Rd
    Asheville, NC 28803
    (828) 407-4442
    4.9 PK-12
    639
  • Asheville
    Grades: 1-11 | 40 students
    4.5 miles
    1221 Sweeten Creek Rd
    Asheville, NC 28803
    (828) 274-0750
    4.5 1-11
    40
  • Asheville
    Grades: PK-12 | 141 students
    2.3 miles
    90 Zillicoa Street
    Asheville, NC 28801
    (828) 259-3653
    2.3 PK-12
    141
  • Asheville
    Grades: PK-8 | 210 students
    0.1 miles
    574 Haywood Road
    Asheville, NC 28806
    (828) 258-9264
    0.1 PK-8
    210

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The average private school tuition in Asheville, NC is $11,301 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Asheville, NC is 73% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).