Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 129 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,500
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Urban Prairie Waldorf School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded
2009
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
129 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Urban Prairie Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
13 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
We offer Variable Tuition - tuition based on your financial picture.
Admissions Director
Jennifer Zielinski

School Notes

  • Our experiential pre-K through 8th-grade education prepares your child to succeed at school and in life. We encourage our students' innate love of learning through an arts-integrated curriculum. Our graduates are independent thinkers who take an interest in the world around them and innovate for a better future. The journey through the Waldorf grades will transform your child. We invite you to take the first step and contact us for a tour.
Profile last updated: 04/14/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked IL School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Students: 129 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $16,500
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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