Richmond Waldorf School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (804)377-8024
  • Waldorf education meets the whole child--head, heart and hands.
  • We take a developmental approach -- the right subjects, in the right way, at the right time.
  • Learning is experiential, artistic, engaging.  We believe that questions are more important than answers and that all learning grows out of meaningful relationships.
  • In addition to a rigorous academic program, all students take Russian, Spanish, handwork and woodworking, violin, recorder, chorus, Eurythmy (movement) and organized games.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1996

Student Body

Total Students129 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
10%
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeRichmond Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
85%
Average Class Size12 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$12,925
Tuition Notes3 day kindergarten 5000 5 day kindergarten 7150 Grades 1-3 12100 Grades 4-8 12925
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant$4,500
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorRachel White

Sports

Total Sports Offered2 sports
SportsBasketball, SoccerBasketballSoccer,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Orchestra

School Notes

  • The right subjects at the right time in the right way- That`s what Waldorf schools do.With 100 years' experience, Waldorf schools know when students are ready for new subjects, new concepts, and new skills. Our education serves students for the rest of their lives.
  • Waldorf schools help students develop into people who will make the world a better place by offering
    • 1. a rigorous academic program that develops clear, creative, purposeful thinking;
    • 2. a supportive social environment that builds self-awareness, empathy, and the ability to collaborate;
    • 3. classes in foreign languages, music, movement, and the arts that foster self-expression, competence, and confidence;
    • 4. two daily outdoor play times that nourish and reinvigorate body, mind, and soul.
  • Come check out RWS! A 21st century education based on 100 years' experience.
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School Reviews

5  5/1/2012
High quality academics fueled by teachers who truly care about each child and celebrate each unique spirit in a way that allows confidence to flourish and creativity to flow.The parent community is awesome, the staff has to the best anywhere, but the most incredible part of this school is the kids. It is truly inspiring to witness what a child is capable of when allowed to develop in this kind of environment.
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