Waldorf School Orange County

  • Serving students from 18 months to 18 years, WSOC is committed to providing academic excellence through awakening in our students genuine enthusiasm, an interest in the world, a love of learning and a sense of purpose in life.
  • The Waldorf curriculum meets the student's age-related capacities and develops the student's initiative, creativity, critical-thinking and self-reliance.
  • Our educational approach encourages balance, engaging the student cognitively, emotionally and actively across all disciplines.

School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1988

Student Body

Total Students404 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 43%
Students by GradeWaldorf School Orange County Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size25 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 18 / Jan. 22 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,700
Tuition NotesTuition range from pre-k through 12 grade is $13,750 - $19,925
% on Financial Aid
32%
Admissions DirectorLinda Timmons
Admissions AssociateKathy Christian

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Flag Football, Sailing, Soccer, Surf Team, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballCheering,
Flag FootballSailing,
SoccerSurf Team,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Drama Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir and Band, Orchestra

School Notes

  • Discover Waldorf EducationEarly Childhood through High SchoolWaldorf School of Orange County (WSOC) invites you to explore the Waldorf curriculum from early childhood through high school. Our mission is to provide a comprehensive education that engages the child cognitively, actively and emotionally. We recognize and welcome the unique gifts brought by each child we serve, encourage independent thinking and imagination, and foster a life-long love of learning.
  • Based upon the teachings and insights of Rudolf Steiner, our age-appropriate curriculum fully integrates the disciplines of the humanities, science and math, movement, and the arts into a strong academic program. Within our school community and in our classrooms, our goal is to engage the mind, fire the imagination, and strengthen the will as students develop with initiative, creativity, and the skills to enter responsibly into an ever changing local and global community.
  • WSOC has been helping families raise well-balanced, multi faceted and accomplished young people since 1988. Waldorf education is the fastest growing, nondenominational independent school system in the world, now with almost 1000 schools worldwide.Our outstanding and dedicated faculty has led WSOC to become one of the most respected and successful Waldorf schools in North America.
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