Waldorf School Of New Orleans
5.00 (1 review)
Waldorf School Of New Orleans Photo #2 - Our students learn by doing, right down to their textbooks, which they create themselves.
- Learning to Change the World is our motto, but what does that mean? To us it has a double meaning.
- It means we aim to give our students an education that imparts the tools and skills to solve any problem they encounter.
- It also means that our philosophy is one that sets out to make the world a better place.
- Lofty ambitions? Perhaps.But once you meet our students, you'll see why we have full confidence in them and our approach that helps to shape them into the thoughtful, conscientious, and unique people they are.
|School Type||School with Special Program Emphasis|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other special emphasis association(s)|
|Grades Offered||Grades Prekindergarten-8|
|Total Students||142 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 21%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||14 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||10:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|Average Class Size||15 students|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$11,500|
|% on Financial Aid|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Margaret Runyon|
|Total Sports Offered||3 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Flag Football, SoccerBasketball, Flag Football,|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||5 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Art Club, Book Club, Drama Club, Handwork Club
Recreational Athletic Programs:
- We have been educating children in New Orleans since 2000. We pride ourselves on upholding our core values, which serve as a compass for how we educate chidren and how we help them learn to move through the world.
- Environment & Sustainability: Whether it's Forest Kindergarten Day or a field trip to the French Quarter, our students learn to appreciate the natural world in their urban environment and to feel confident in navigating their surroundings. We instill a social conscience by recycling, composting, energy efficiency, and using natural cleaning products.
- Diversity: We welcome, value, and actively seek racial, religious, economic, and cultural diversity, including single, dual, or multiple parent households and LGBT parents, faculty, and/or students. We are committed to having our school community further reflect the abundant diversity of New Orleans.
- Media Mindfulness: Our school culture sees Screen Time as an impediment to creativity and child development. We encourage families to allow their children the freedom to grow without the limitations that screens present.
- Service: We strive to provide students with opportunities to see themselves as engaged citizens who can make a difference in the world.
- Waldorf School of New Orleans is an Associate Member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and a Full Member of the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North American (WECAN). Also, we are approved as a private school by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE).
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3500 Williston Road
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(952)737-6900 1050.2 1-12
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(952)938-9411 1048.8 6-12
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(512)288-5942 468.6 K-12
This is our first year at Waldorf, my son started third grade, and already I am absolutely loving it. We came from a catholic school, and from being at a Waldorf just a few weeks I already see my son's creativity and imagination growing. He's enjoying his childhood, having fun how we did back in the day - wanting to create and build things, not stuck in front of a tv. I'm so excited to see my son nurtured so he can grow and thrive!
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