Sacramento Waldorf School

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (916)860-2518
  • SWS is ranked as one of the area`s top Private High Schools for 2017 by the Business Journal.
  • 100% College acceptance rate. 72 % of our students accepted into the UC System.
  • We exceed the UC System A to G requirements.
  • Four years required Math, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.  Four years required Humanities.
  • Four years required Music, Visual Arts and Performing Arts.
  • 50% of our student entered STEM in college in 2016.
  • Mean SAT scores 1,867 for 2016.  Highest Critical Reasoning (633) SAT scores in the region in 2016.  12-20 students average class size in High School.

School Overview

School Type Waldorf School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 1959

Student Body

Total Students 432 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 43%
Students by Grade Sacramento Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 28 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Honors foreign language
Average SAT score 1330
Average ACT score 28
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $12,000
Tuition Notes Tuition changes by grade. See for details.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,400
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Nick Broad
Admissions Associate Betsy Petering
Endowment Size 1 million


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Mountain Biking, Soccer, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryMountain Biking,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance), Investing Club, Literary Journal, Robotics Club, Speech & Debate (National Forensics League) Art Club, Investing Club, Robotics Club, GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance),
Literary Journal,
Speech & Debate (National Forensics League),

School Notes

  • Learning takes place in both the classroom and throughout our 22-acre campus and teaching farm.
  • Hands on experiencial learning.
  • Required core subjects include math, science, language arts, history, geography, music, Spanish, German, Woodshop, Hand crafts, PE and movement and speech, and gardening.
  • Yearly class plays out of the curriculum.
  • Regular class trips, music recitals and assemblies.
  • All students from grade 4 onwards play a musical instrument.
  • After school sports begins in sixth grade.
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School Reviews

5  1/19/2016
Hi, I am a Malaysian, and will be working in California in middle of this year. I would like to send my son to study in California for year 12. We would like to know based on the past years, how many students have been successfully enrolled into UC ? Thanks.
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The average private school tuition in Sacramento County, CA is $6,392 for elementary schools and $10,786 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Sacramento County, CA is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).