Housatonic Valley Waldorf School

Tel: (203)364-1113
  • With a profound respect for the heart and soul of childhood as its guiding principle, The Housatonic Valley Waldorf School lays the foundation for a joyful, purposeful life.
  • Anything but common, Waldorf Education inspires a love of learning that lasts a lifetime.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded 1989

Student Body

Total Students 125 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
15%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Housatonic Valley Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition Assistance and scholarships are available
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,000
Admissions Director Therese Lederer

School Notes

  • The Housatonic Valley Waldorf School provides a challenging classical education and is dedicated to academic excellence in a non-competitive environment.
  • The curriculum covers, in depth, all basic academic skills, while strengthening the student's moral purpose and artistic sense.
  • It is designed to introduce each subject at the appropriate developmental stage in the student's life.
  • At the core of the Waldorf philosophy is the belief that knowledge is best learned experientially as well as academically.
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