Waldorf School Of Baltimore

The Waldorf School of Baltimore is an independent, coeducational day school for students in nursery through 8th grade.
Our mission is to educate children to think, feel, and act with depth, imagination, and purpose.
Our students develop critical thinking, creativity, and intellectual awareness through a rich and rigorous curriculum.
We are accredited by the Association of Independent Maryland Schools (AIMS), fully licensed by the Maryland State Department of Education, and we are a full member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: School with Special Program Emphasis
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 152 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,900
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
152 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
19%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Waldorf School Of Baltimore Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Range $4500-$18900
Admissions Director
Lynn Bufano
Admissions Associate
Lynn Bufano

Sports

Total Sports Offered
2 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Student Council, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Eurythmy

School Notes

  • Our program is based on the 100-year-old, internationally respected and proven Waldorf educational system. We are dedicated to providing a rigorous, liberal arts education that focuses on academic excellence and creative, intellectual and spiritual growth. The Waldorf approach to education empowers each child to respond to personal and societal challenges from a solid ethical foundation and with a free mind.
  • The Waldorf School of Baltimore is committed to a fully inclusive school community. We encourage and welcome students and staff of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, religions, socio-economic backgrounds, sexual orientations and spiritual values.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Waldorf School Of Baltimore cost?
Waldorf School Of Baltimore's tuition is approximately $18,900 for private students.
What sports does Waldorf School Of Baltimore offer?
Waldorf School Of Baltimore offers 2 interscholastic sports: Basketball and Soccer.
When is the application deadline for Waldorf School Of Baltimore?
The application deadline for Waldorf School Of Baltimore is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (5 reviews)
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My daughter is currently in the 6th grade, we love Waldorf because of its emphasis on teaching the whole child. Academics, social-emotional skills and attention to detail, self-regulation are all part of the Waldorf education. The values of the school are lived in every interaction, my daughter has not wanted to go to school and I am often astounded by the depth of her thinking and the variety of skills she has mastered. As a BIPOC parent, I was curious about the way diversity and inclusion have been handled at the school, we have felt welcomed and included in the Waldorf community. I am grateful for all the positive experiences that my daughter has had with the staff, teachers, and other students at the school.
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5  
This school may be the best kept secret of Baltimore-area schools! We have been at the school 6 years and believe our child is receiving the highest quality education possible to enable him to be a well rounded, successful life-long learner. What more could you ask for?
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5  
I am so glad to have found this school! My son is thriving at Waldorf. With a main teacher that will stay with him throughout the elementary years and outdoor time (that all boys need) he enjoys going to school everyday. His favorite class is handwork which has been helpful in his concentration level for other tasks. I was amazed at the cultural breadth I experienced at the Thanksgiving assembly - Greek, Jewish, Spanish, music & dance all validated my Thanks for what the school gives us everyday in our children.
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My two children have attending the Waldof School of Baltimore from 1st through 8th grade. What is special about this school is how much the children love the school and how well they develop into good students who do well in High School. My kids never complained that "they did not want to go to school today". They felt comforatable and valued by this school. I cannot think of a better gift that I could have given them than spending the money that I did to give them this education.
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My son, currently in 5th grade, has been attending the Waldorf School of Baltimore since nursery school. Originally we had planned to send him to public school after kindergarten, thinking that there was no way that we could afford private school, but once we visited the first grade classroom and saw how different and special the school is, we knew we had to find a way to make it work. I am pleased to report that WSB has a robust financial aid program; our experience has been that it you are committed to having your child at this school, the school will be just as committed to helping make that happen. The curriculum is tailored to the needs of the developing child, and the care the teachers take to create community in the classroom means that bullying and cliques are nonexistent. My child is the kind of kid who would have done fine in most school environments, though he is so quiet that he probably would have slipped through the cracks. At this school, he has absolutely thrived, and that is a testament to the care of the teachers and the strengths of the school itself.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: School with Special Program Emphasis
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 152 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $18,900
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Baltimore, MD is $11,597 for elementary schools and $16,904 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Baltimore, MD is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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