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

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America
NWAIS (Northwest Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1997
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program Cost$365
Summer Program Cost NotesSummer camps cost $365 per week
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students263 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Cedarwood Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size28 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,500
Tuition NotesEarly 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 DirectorErin Cooley - Enrollment Director

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketballUltimate Frisbee,

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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