San Francisco Waldorf Grade School

  • There's something different about San Francisco Waldorf School. Visit a classroom and you'll see students who strive for more than just the right answer.
  • Students who create beautiful, impeccable work--who try their hands at everything. Meet a graduate and you know someone who is determined to make an impact on the world.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1979

Student Body

Total Students300 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade San Francisco Waldorf Grade School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size26 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 10 / Jan. 15 / rolling
Tuition NotesTuition varies by grade and program
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorJessica Eicher
Admissions AssociateAlyson Dinsmore
Endowment Size$3.5 million


Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Mandarin Study Hall, Math Club

School Notes

  • Like no other school, we offer an education that is both creative and rigorous. We teach the right things at the right time, and help students discover the intersection of mathematics, humanities, and the natural world. Small by design, we believe that learning is most powerful when people connect. Above all, we look for the unique spark in each individual.

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  • San Francisco
    Grades: K-8 | 293 students
    3 miles
    1555 Mariposa Street
    San Francisco, CA 94107
    3 K-8
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    2.1 miles
    333 Dolores Street
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    2.1 PK-8
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    Grades: K-8 | 232 students
    0.8 miles
    3839 Washington Street
    San Francisco, CA 94118
    0.8 K-8
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    3 miles
    1387 Valencia St
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    3 PK-8
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    San Francisco, CA 94110
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The average private school tuition in San Francisco, CA is $19,430 for elementary schools and $31,533 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in San Francisco, CA is 63% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).