Swallowtail Waldorf School
Academics and Faculty
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate
- We offer a robust Waldorf Education at our 6 acre main campus and we utilize our 26 acre farm campus to enahnce our Waldorf curriculum.
- We have a strong focus on environmental education and time spent outdoors.
- Our main classroom academics are supplemented with subject areas of Spanish, handwork, movement, music, environmental stewardship, and middle school math.
- The Waldorf approach to education nurtures the child's whole being. It is experiential education that allows students to cultivate their social, emotional, physical, and spiritual capacities. They enter adulthood with confidence, a strong sense of self, and a desire to be of service to the world.
- The arts are incorporated into all academic disciplines, to enhance and deepen learning. Swallowtail students learn to paint, draw, sculpt, weave, sew, knit, and much more.
- Music is brought to students of all ages, and includes various instruments, choir singing, sight reading and introductory music theory.
- At Swallowtail we have a strong focus on the development of character and community. Families celebrate together at events and festivals throughout the year and share their talents to support the mission of the school.
- Our preK-8th Grade curricula ensure readiness for high school academic excellence while also teaching what can't be taught in textbooks or measured on standardized tests - things like perseverance, cooperation, kindness, confidence, accountability, and creativity.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Swallowtail Waldorf School cost?
Swallowtail Waldorf School's tuition is approximately $14,250 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Swallowtail Waldorf School?
The acceptance rate of Swallowtail Waldorf School is 80%, which is lower than the national average of 88%. Swallowtail Waldorf School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Oregon with low acceptance rates.
What is Swallowtail Waldorf School's ranking?
Swallowtail Waldorf School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Oregon for: Lowest average acceptance rates.
When is the application deadline for Swallowtail Waldorf School?
The application deadline for Swallowtail Waldorf School is Jan. 31 / rolling (applications are due on Jan. 31 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).
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