Cedarwood Waldorf School

Cedarwood Waldorf School is a warm and vibrant community of committed teachers and parents dedicated to the physical, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual development of children. Established in 1997, Cedarwood now offers pre-kindergarten through 8th grade and a full array of subject classes, including music, orchestra, Spanish, Japanese, movement, eurythmy, handwork and woodworking.
Academic lessons integrate artistic activities on a daily basis.
Cedarwood is located in Portland, Oregon, just south of downtown at 3030 SW Second Avenue in the historic Neighborhood House, across the street from Lair Hill Park.
Cedarwood School brings Waldorf education to life and strives to instill a love for learning.
Our curriculum weaves together the arts, academics and movement, with a reverence for the developing child.
We nurture our children's spirituality, cultivate their ability to think imaginatively and inspire them to seek the truth.
Waldorf education cultivates social and emotional intelligence and academic excellence, creating a strong foundation for the whole child

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1997
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Cost
$365
Summer Program Cost Notes
Summer camps cost $365 per week
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
263 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Cedarwood Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
28 students
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Early childhood tuition ranges from $8,250-16,500 depending on half, full or extended day program.
% on Financial Aid
34%
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Erin Cooley - Enrollment Director

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Games Club, Lego Robotics, Spanish Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Middle School Ensemble

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Circus Club

School Notes

  • Cedarwood Waldorf School is a warm and vibrant community of committed teachers and parents dedicated to the physical, emotional, spiritual, and intellectual development of children. Established in 1997, Cedarwood now offers pre-kindergarten through 8th grade and a full array of subject classes, including music, Spanish, Japanese, movement, eurythmy, handwork and woodworking. Academic lessons integrate artistic activities on a daily basis. Cedarwood is located in Portland, Oregon, just south of downtown at 3030 SW Second Avenue in the historic Neighborhood House, across the street from Lair Hill Park.
  • Cedarwood School Brings Waldorf Education to life and strives to instill a love for learning. Our curriculum weaves together the arts, academics and movement, with a reverence for the developing child. We nurture our children's spirituality, cultivate their ability to think imaginatively and inspire them to seek the truth.

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