The Waldorf School of Philadelphia

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The Waldorf School of Philadelphia is a private, independent school located in Mt Airy, Philadelphia.  Offering Nursery, Pre-K, Kindergarten and Grades 1-8.
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The Waldorf School of Philadelphia is a private, independent school located in Mt Airy, Philadelphia.  Offering Nursery, Pre-K, Kindergarten and Grades 1-8.
  • The Waldorf School of Philadelphia is a vibrant learning community where education, based on a deep understanding of the developing child, integrates the intellectual with the artistic, the practical with the beautiful - fostering the ability to engage fully in the world.

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1996

Student Body

Total Students284 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeThe Waldorf School of Philadelphia Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size16 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,700
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,270
Acceptance Rate
95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions AssociateMaggie Davis

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Softball, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketballSoftball,
Ultimate Frisbee

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Basketball, Drama Club, Handwork & Woodworking, Orchestra Basketball, Drama Club, Orchestra, Handwork & Woodworking,

School Notes

  • The Waldorf School of Philadelphia is a vibrant learning community where education, based on a deep understanding of the developing child, integrates the intellectual with the artistic, the practical with the beautiful - fostering the ability to engage fully in the world. In addition to our substantive academic curriculum, we also offer many special subject classes including, Spanish, Music, Handwork, Games, Eurythmy, Orchestra, Sculpture, and Woodworking 
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The average private school tuition in Philadelphia, PA is $7,297 for elementary schools and $12,717 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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