Meadowbrook Waldorf School offers Waldorf Education for children in prekindergarten through Grade 8, with additional programs for younger children and their caregivers. Waldorf Education was founded in 1919 and is distinguished by its unique, interdisciplinary approach. MWS has been offering this rigorous academic curriculum, infused with rich artistic activities and engaging practical experiences, to students in Rhode Island and Southeastern Connecticut since 1979.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 141 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,750
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
141 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade
Meadowbrook Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
16 students
Classroom Dress Code
(Yes, dress code exists)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Different tuition for Early Childhood based on program choice.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Christine Martuscello

School Notes

Meadowbrook Waldorf School is a learning community based on the work of Rudolf Steiner and the understanding of the human being as body, soul and spirit.  The education offered here supports children in unfolding their individual capacities for living in the world, so that as free human beings, they may take up their life's tasks.

Guiding Principles:
  • The Waldorf curriculum is a social education that unites academics, the arts, movement, practical work, and a deep respect  for the natural world.
  • Based on anthroposophical principles, our education meets and supports heathy developmental phases of the individual child for life.
  • We strive of offer this education to those who seek it here and invite a community that reflects the breadth and diversity of humanity.
  • We endevor to nurture living organizational structures which cultivate relationships based on respect, trust, and love for the developing human being.
  • The members of our community support the mission of the school so that the ideals of Waldorf Education have a certain and secure future in Rhode Island.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
Meadowbrook delivers the classic Waldorf curriculum on a beautiful country campus. Strong academic and arts program, developing well-rounded, confident students who love to come to school and love to learn.
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Wonderful alternative education that teaches to all the intelligences. Strong music, art, and nature programs. I have three children at the school and all three of them adore their teachers. Amazing community of families - you want your children to grow up with these children.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 141 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $13,750
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Rhode Island is $13,125 for elementary schools and $26,663 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Rhode Island is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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