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 TypeWaldorf School
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
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
19%
State avg.: 21%
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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The average private school tuition in Portland, OR is $9,709 for elementary schools and $14,604 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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