32 years old, City of Lakes Waldorf School is one of over 1000 Waldorf schools in more than 60 countries worldwide dedicated to helping children develop their full human potential in body, spirit and mind.
The rich Waldorf curriculum educates children according to each unique stage of child development through academic studies, social learning and the development of practical skills.
Our school serves children from age 18 months through Grade 8.
We also offer parent/child classes, ongoing parent education and opportunities for participation in your child`s school journey. Waldorf teachers and parents seek to foster the natural unfolding of childhood, creating a genuine enthusiasm for learning that is essential to educational success.
Waldorf students gain a deep knowledge and understanding of the cultural, scientific and social life of humanity that prepares them to be good problem-solvers, independent thinkers and engaged citizens able to bring their individual gifts to a rapidly changing, complex world.
The experiences of our alumni are positive testimony to the success of Waldorf education and our work here at City of Lakes Waldorf School.

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1988

Student Body

Total Students
299 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade
City of Lakes Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
22 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(See Parent Handbook)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Call the Admissions Director to speak about tuition at 612-767-1502.
% on Financial Aid
33%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$5,000
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Soni Albright

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
art, choir, ensemble, handwork, woodworking

Recreational Athletic Programs:
circus arts

School Notes

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Profile last updated: 08/17/2021

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