Beginning with the intimacy and warmth of our parent-toddler classes, progressing through our joyful nursery and kindergartens to the challenging and experiential curriculum of our grades, and culminating in the academic and artistic rigor of our high school, Waldorf School of the Peninsula offers an exceptional education for your child from toddler to young adult.
Our school fosters the capacities needed for a successful, purposeful, and joyful life, ignites intrinsic passion for learning, and inspires responsibility for self, community and the world.
These include confidence and self-discipline, the ability to think independently and work with others, mastery of analytical and critical faculties, fluency with creative and artistic expression, and reverence for the beauty and wonder of the world.

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Waldorf School Of The Peninsula ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-12
Year Founded
1984

Student Body

Total Students
281 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
20%
State avg.: 49%
Students by Grade
Waldorf School Of The Peninsula Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
20 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Ashley Brickeen & Audrey Lee
Admissions Associate
Audrey Lee

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Environmental Club, Leadership Club, Rainbow Alliance, Robotics, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Eurythmy, Guitar, Handbell Choir, Improv, Orchestra/Strings

School Notes

  • Waldorf graduates enter adulthood with the "21st century skills" of confidence and self-discipline, the ability to think independently and work with others, mastery of analytical and critical faculties, fluency with creative and artistic expression, and reverence for the beauty and wonder of life.
  • Waldorf alumni work in all sectors of the economy, bringing their passion for learning and their highly developed ethics to the realms of science and technology, business, the arts, the environment, government, and other new and traditional professions.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Waldorf School Of The Peninsula offer?

Waldorf School Of The Peninsula offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee and Volleyball.

What is Waldorf School Of The Peninsula's ranking?

Waldorf School Of The Peninsula ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for: Largest student body.

When is the application deadline for Waldorf School Of The Peninsula?

The application deadline for Waldorf School Of The Peninsula is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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