Housatonic Valley Waldorf School

  • . A sense of wonder and purpose, not testing or grades, is the rich animating force of our education.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1989

Student Body

Total Students145 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Housatonic Valley Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
17%
Average Class Size12 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesVariable Tuition Model
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,000
Admissions DirectorTherese 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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  • Newtown
    Grades: NS-8 | 163 students
    3.8 miles
    173 S Main St
    Newtown, CT 06470
    (203)426-3390
    3.8 NS-8
    163
  • Danbury
    Grades: NS-8 | 192 students
    4 miles
    44a Shelter Rock Rd
    Danbury, CT 06810
    (203)744-8088
    4 NS-8
    192
  • Danbury
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    (Episcopal)
    Grades: NS-12 | 350 students
    7.2 miles
    91 Miry Brook Rd
    Danbury, CT 06810
    (203)830-3916
    7.2 NS-12
    350
  • Bethlehem
    The Arch Bridge School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 3-12 | 57 students
    18.6 miles
    21 Arch Bridge Rd
    Bethlehem, CT 06751
    (203)266-8031
    18.6 3-12
    57
  • Brookfield
    Christian Life Academy
    (Assembly of God)
    Grades: PK-8 | 125 students
    5.8 miles
    133 Junction Rd
    Brookfield, CT 06804
    (203)775-5191
    5.8 PK-8
    125

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