Haleakala Waldorf School

4160 Lower Kula Road
Kula, HI 96790
Tel: (808)878-2511
  • Haleakala Waldorf School strives through the arts to help Maui's children reach their potential by fostering a love of learning and by developing their intellectual, emotional, physical, and spiritual capacities.
  • Developed by Rudolf Steiner in 1919, Waldorf education is based on a developmental approach that addresses the needs of the growing child.
  • Waldorf teachers strive to transform education into an art that educates the whole child---the heart and the hands, as well as the head.
  • Waldorf Education approaches all aspects of schooling in a unique and comprehensive way.
  • The curriculum is designed to meet the various stages of child development, and Waldorf teachers are dedicated to creating a genuine inner enthusiasm for learning, that is essential for educational success.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America
Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded1972

Student Body

Total Students277 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 61%
Students by GradeHaleakala Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size25 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 16 / Apr. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$13,900
Tuition Notes15,500 grades 9-12 13,900 grades 1-8 12,400 FT PS and K
% on Financial Aid
28%
Average Financial Aid Grant$4,100
Acceptance Rate
51%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorPaula Berdal

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Surf Team, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Surf TeamTrack and Field,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.34 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
art club, Book Club, Music Club, Ping Pong Club, Social Acceptance Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Acrylics, Calligraphy, Ceramics, Choir, Drama, Drawing, Illustration, Jewelry Making, Lost Wax Jewelry Making, Mask-Making, Mixed Media, Music History, Oils, Pastels, Pottery, Print Making, Sculpture, Watercolor Painting

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Bicycling, Cross Country, Mountain Biking, Paddling, Surfing, Tennis, volleyball, Windsurfing, Yoga
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The average private school tuition in Maui County, HI is $10,392 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Maui County, HI is 81% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).