Tamarack Waldorf School

  • Waldorf schools offer a developmentally appropriate, experiential approach to education.
  • They integrate the arts and academics for children from preschool through grade eight.
  • The aim of the education is to inspire life-long learning in each student and enable them to fully develop their unique capacities. Tamarack Waldorf School is a private Waldorf school established in 1996 as an urban school embracing diversity.
  • We offer a complete curriculum for students from pre-school and kindergarten through eighth grade.
  • Tamarack welcomes students and families of all races, religions and cultures to join us.

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School Overview

School TypeWaldorf School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1996

Student Body

Total Students249 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
42%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Tamarack Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size21 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(solid colors)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,160
Tuition NotesFinancial aid is available through the school's tuition reduction program or through the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program.
% on Financial Aid
70%
Average Financial Aid Grant$3,000
Admissions DirectorDorothy Kulke

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballTennis,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Please fill out our inquiry form https://www.tamarackwaldorf.org/tour to schedule a tour. Applicants for K5 to Grade 8 must submit a recent report card along with the application. Private pay applications can be submitted beginning in January for the following school year. Applications to the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program (state voucher) can be submitted beginning in March for the following school year.  

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Milwaukee
    Grades: NS-8 | 469 students
    1.4 miles
    3027 N Fratney St
    Milwaukee, WI 53212
    (414)264-6070
    1.4 NS-8
    469
  • Milwaukee
    Grades: PK-8 | 270 students
    0.9 miles
    2461 N Murray Avenue and 2038 N. Bartlett Avenue
    Milwaukee, WI 53211
    (414)964-1770
    0.9 PK-8
    270
  • Milwaukee
    Garden Homes Lutheran School
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    (Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 260 students
    3.7 miles
    2450 W Roosevelt Drive
    Milwaukee, WI 53209
    (414)444-9050
    3.7 PK-8
    260
  • Milwaukee
    Mt Olive Christian Day School
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: PK-8 | 171 students
    4.2 miles
    5301 W Washington Blvd
    Milwaukee, WI 53208
    (414)774-2200
    4.2 PK-8
    171
  • Mequon
    Trinity Lutheran Freistadt
    (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
    Grades: NS-8 | 179 students
    14.6 miles
    10729 W Freistadt Road
    Mequon, WI 53097
    (262)242-2045
    14.6 NS-8
    179

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Our children are so very happy at Tamarack Waldorf School! We have children in kindergarten and the grades and they are all happy as clams. The teachers of Tamarack are filled with love, the curriculum is filled with art, music, and age-appropriate (challenging!) academics, and the halls are filled with happy, engaged and engaging children of all races and creeds. It is a wonderful school doing wonderful things. It really is an astonishing place.
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I attended a community event when my child was just an infant, and knew then that Tamarack was THE school to send my children. Now 8 years later I am just as in love with the school and the complete education unavailable at any other school in south-east WI. Waldorf is making headlines because it works!! It is the only experiential education, where children form their knowledge in doing. Beyond the Waldorf philosophies, the education at Tamarack Waldorf School intigrates music, art, handwork (knitting, crochet, etc), woodworking, movement, dance, foreign language. Attend an open house event and fall in love with this amazing school.
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