Waldorf School Of Louisville

An Education As Unique As Your Child: The Waldorf School of Louisville's unique Early Childhood through 8th grade curriculum builds the capacities, creativity and confidence your child needs for a successful future.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 153 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded
1992

Student Body

Total Students
153 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
4%
State avg.: 10%
Students by Grade
Waldorf School Of Louisville Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Early Childhood, Elementary and Middle School Programs all have separate tuition rates.
% on Financial Aid
65%
Admissions Director
Becky Richards
Admissions Associate
Julia Kimbro

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (6 reviews)
5  
A diamond in the rough!... I feel so lucky to be able to send my child to Waldorf of Louisville. My son was attending one of the highest-ranked public schools in Kentucky, unsuccessfully- he was miserable, bullied and medically neglected. I visited this school on a whim, as it was one of my wildest dreams to send my kiddo here- to such an institution that could encapsulate him with nature, friends, and childhood wonder. I was prepared to continue my child lonely in homeschool and was shocked with a tuition assistance award that has allowed him to attend (now his second year!). I feel very blessed and so much relief because my son is truly delighted to go to school each day, and WSL has been more than accommodating to his extensive special needs! Also, parental involvement in any or all processes of school/education is warmly welcomed and encouraged. It is comforting to find yourself with other adults having or offering solutions to any parenting concerns/struggles at different stages/ages of your growing child. A genuinely loving community is nurtured with a common goal of laying down great groundwork, which allows each child to blossom to his/her fullest potential, as we all maintain awareness and enjoyment with our child and community throughout the journey of these precious years and into whatever may come beyond 8th grade... Bonus perks too long to list include foreign languages, gardening, chickens! woodwork, handwork, violin/cello instruction, thoughtful traditions and to top it off a teacher who knows and develops in-depth each child`s strengths and weaknesses- while he or she actually moves with your child through the grades! 5 stars aren`t into to express what a gem WSL is...
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5  
Our family loves this school! WSL offers arts-infused academics, a variety of specialty classes, seasonal celebrations and performances and attracts a wonderful community of families. The parent enrichment component (workshops, talks, etc) has been a game changer for my approach to understanding and connecting with my children. Highly recommend.
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5  
We moved to Louisville in the summer before my daughter started third grade. We toured the school, did our diligent research, and decided to send her. The school is small, inviting, where you feel like part of a family. I like, as one reviewer put it, that the school "focuses on the entire mind, body, and spirit of the child." No bubble wrap, over protective with battleship grey walls here. Here, your child can have a childhood, the childhood essential for proper development, where learning is part of life and boldly embraced as an adventure, not a scantron sheet where you pick 1 of 5 choices.
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5  
I would highly recommend a Waldorf education for anyone looking for a school for their children that focuses on the entire mind, body, and spirit of the child. Waldorf recognizes that children are children and need to play and learn. The academic programs are of the highest quality (They offer multiple languages, Spanish and Japanese). The teachers care for the children, and even help to educate the parents on the philosophy of the school, and the programs. I wouldn't send my children anywhere else.
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5  
The Waldorf School of Louisville is a remarkable place. My daughter is so happy there, and I have found a place that can nurture and support my child on her educational journey. I can not speak highly enough of this school!
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5  
I would not have moved to Louisville without knowing that there was a Waldorf School here. The school has made it affordable afor my familty and has been the perfect choice for my children. I would reccommend this school highly to anyone.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 153 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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