River Song Waldorf School

  • River Song Waldorf School provides a co-operative revolution in human education for Northern Colorado since 1989.
  • River Song students learn to work together to create excellence in content and beauty in whatever they seek to accomplish.
  • The aim of Waldorf schooling is to educate the whole child, "head, heart and hands".
  • The curriculum is as broad as time will allow, and balances academics subjects with artistic and practical activities.
  • Waldorf teachers are dedicated to creating a genuine love of learning within each child.
  • By freely using arts and activities in the service of teaching academics, an internal motivation to learn is developed in the students, doing away with the need for competitive testing and grading.
  • We educate children so that all their concepts are capable of growth, that their concepts and will impulses are really alive.
  • This is not easy. But an artistic education succeeds in doing it.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6

Student Body

Total Students77 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade River Song Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • River Song Waldorf School provides a co-operative revolution in human education for Northern Colorado since 1989. River Song students learn to work together to create excellence in content and beauty in whatever they seek to accomplish. The aim of Waldorf schooling is to educate the whole child, "head, heart and hands". The curriculum is as broad as time will allow, and balances academics subjects with artistic and practical activities. Waldorf teachers are dedicated to creating a genuine love of learning within each child. By freely using arts and activities in the service of teaching academics, an internal motivation to learn is developed in the students, doing away with the need for competitive testing and grading. We educate children so that all their concepts are capable of growth, that their concepts and will impulses are really alive. This is not easy. But an artistic education succeeds in doing it.
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  • Fort Collins
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    3.1 miles
    1800 E Prospect Rd
    Fort Collins, CO 80525
    (970)493-9052
    3.1 NS-5
    132
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    20.8 miles
    6200 West 20th Street
    Greeley, CO 80634
    (970)330-3671
    20.8 PK-7
    101
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    67.3 miles
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    (303)762-8300
    67.3 PK-12
    688
  • Lafayette
    Grades: NS-12 | 509 students
    37.6 miles
    10455 Dawson Drive
    Lafayette, CO 80026
    (303)665-6679
    37.6 NS-12
    509

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