Live Oak Waldorf School

Live Oak Waldorf School, offering a full, authentic Waldorf curriculum on a beautiful 40-acre campus, is excited to announce reduced tuition plans making this excellent education more affordable than ever! Founded in 1977, with small classes, dedicated teachers, and the time-tested wisdom of the Waldorf curriculum, our school inspires a love of learning.
Waldorf education is developmental, working with the physical, emotional, and cognitive stages of a child's development.
Our students receive a unique education, one that stimulates intelligence, encourages creativity, develops practical skills, and prepares students for success in high school, college, and life.
We have traditional Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary, and Middle School classes as well as a Parent-Child Program for children ages birth-4 years. We also have a Homeschool Program for all grades including our new Outdoor Homeschool Kindergarten Program.
Open their hearts to the joy of learning! Call today for more information or to schedule a tour!.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
Summer School Offered

Student Body

Total Students
224 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Live Oak Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling


Total Sports Offered
2 sports

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
My children attended Live Oak eleven years each, preschool through eighth grade. I believe it educated the fully, and prepared both of them to be critical thinking, creative, responsible, courageous , and compassionate human beings. They are both happy people generally speaking and they are both comfortable in who they are, willing to share their gifts and talents and willing to work with their challenges. Live Oak`s wonderful teachers not only taught my children, that loved them and supported them in the truest sense of community.
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We love Live Oak Waldorf for the dedicated teachers all of my children have, who are committed to their whole human development. We love Live Oak for the community connection, my children are growing up with support from a village, everyone knows each other and tries their best to support each other. We love Live Oak for the no stress, joyful learning environment that is TRULY developmentally appropriate which gives my children confidence and TIME to really learn so that they enjoy learning and want to know more. Thank you Live Oak Waldorf for staying the course of a true Waldorf school, that comes along with all sorts of challenges that are not always easy. We are ever so grateful for what you give our children and our family.
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