San Francisco Waldorf Grade School

Tel: (415)931-2750
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San Francisco Waldorf School
  • Celebrating over 35 years, San Francisco Waldorf School is a leader in Waldorf education in North America.
  • Academic excellence, social responsibility, and a recognition of each student's gifts are the guiding educational ideals at San Francisco Waldorf School.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1979

Student Body

Total Students310 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeSan 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 DeadlineJan. 10 / rolling
% on Financial Aid
40%
Admissions DirectorJackie Holm (K-Gr.8)
Admissions AssociateEmily Daniel

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Math Clu

School Notes

  • Highly trained teachers are dedicated to helping students reach their individual potential.
  • The curriculum is carefully designed to engage students at each stage of their development.
  • Students learn through direct experience and artistic expression is integrated across subjects. 
  • Movement and outdoor education programs complement classroom learning. 
  • A unique dual-language studies track in Mandarin and Spanish runs through the grades. 
  • Our high school campus is located at 470 West Portal Avenue:  www.sfwhs.org.
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