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Waldorf School of Lexington

Waldorf School of Lexington is a coeducational private school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban

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Overview

Overview

Waldorf School of Lexington says

We are an independent, faculty-guided Waldorf school in Lexington, Massachusetts, serving 250 children in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Our mission is to provide an educational environment that supports development of the whole child: intellectual, physical, social, emotional, artistic, and spiritual. Our work is based on the educational philosophy of pedagogue Rudolf Steiner . Our goal is to awaken and foster in our students a sense of wonder; creative and inquiring minds; a well-founded belief in their capacities; strength of character, will and intellect; and compassion for and interest in all life. Our early childhood classes encourage children's growth and development to unfold at a natural pace:Play-centered, imaginative programGentle, predictable rhythm creates secure environment in which children feel comfortable exploring and imaginingStorytelling, creative play, time outdoors are emphasizedWholesome environment with natural materials, healthy homemade snacksNatural setting affords playground space and acres of conserved meadows and woods for play Comprehensive Elementary program offers a rich, rounded curriculum:Core subjects: Math, science, language arts, social science/history, visual artsSpecial subjects: Spanish language/culture, German language/culture, Instrumental and choral music, physical education, biodynamic gardening, handwork (knitting, sewing, embroidery), woodwork, eurythmy (movement)

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

Admissions

Admissions
Phone
  (781) 863-1062
Email
  h.kania@thewaldorfschool.org

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 230
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 45
Kindergarten 26
1 18
2 19
3 20
4 26
5 16
6 21
7 20
8 19

Waldorf School of Lexington's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Waldorf School of Lexington's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Gender 38% Male / 62% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 69%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 0%
Asian 4%

Extracurriculars

  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Soccer

Associations & Memberships

Association of Waldorf Schools of North America

Other school associations

Other special emphasis assocations

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