City Of Lakes Waldorf School

  • 29 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 3 through Grade 8.
  • We also offer parent/child classes for toddlers, 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 akes Waldorf School.

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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
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1988

Student Body

Total Students284 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 16%
Students by GradeCity Of Lakes Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size22 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(See Parent Handbook on-line)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$13,835
Tuition NotesCall the Enrollment Coordinator 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 DirectorCaroline Askew
Admissions AssociateKelly Shay

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
art, choir, ensemble, eurythmy, handwork, woodworking

Recreational Athletic Programs:
circus arts

School Notes

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  • Minneapolis
    Grades: PK-12 | 1366 students
    1 miles
    511 Kenwood Parkway
    Minneapolis, MN 55403
    (952)988-3420
    1 PK-12
    1366
  • Minneapolis
    Breck School
    Special Program Emphasis (Episcopal)
    Grades: PK-12 | 1164 students
    3.3 miles
    123 Ottawa Ave N
    Minneapolis, MN 55422
    (763)381-8217
    3.3 PK-12
    1164
  • Minneapolis
    Southside Family Charter School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-8 | 76 students
    0.4 miles
    2123 Clinton Ave So
    Minneapolis, MN 55404
    (612)872-8322
    0.4 NS-8
    76
  • Minneapolis
    Lake Country School
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    Montessori School
    Grades: PK-8 | 306 students
    1.7 miles
    3755 Pleasant Ave
    Minneapolis, MN 55409
    (612)827-3707
    1.7 PK-8
    306
  • Minneapolis
    St Helena School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 188 students
    3.6 miles
    3200 E 44th St
    Minneapolis, MN 55406
    (612)729-9301
    3.6 K-8
    188

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The average private school tuition in Minneapolis, MN is $5,498 for elementary schools and $12,768 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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