Admissions – Early Childhood

Thank you for your interest. We look forward to meeting you! 

Admissions Process for Mixed-Age Early Childhood & Nursery Program

  1. Inquire or start the application process using the form below.
  2. Choose a date and register for a tour
  3. Submit an application and a $65 non-refundable application fee. We'll also need a teacher reference, school transcripts, and a recent photograph of your child.
  4. We'll be in touch to invite you and your child for an admissions play-date. 

We continue to accept applications on a rolling basis until our classes are full. If a wait-pool is established, we will consider students from the pool who contribute to balanced classrooms. If you are interested in mid-year enrollment for your child, please contact Maggie Davis in the Admissions Office at davism@phillywaldorf.com.

Early Childhood Admissions Play-Dates

We look forward to meeting you and your child!  The admissions play-date is a 45-minute visit to one of our beautiful Waldorf classroom for circle time and free play. While the children enjoy their classroom visit, parents are invited to a group discussion with the Director of Advancement and Enrollment and the Faculty Chair.

Nursery Admissions Visits

Visit our beautiful home-like nursery. You and your child can meet the lead teacher and have your questions answered. 

Financial Aid

We are committed to providing assistance to qualified students desiring a Waldorf Education and in need of financial support. Financial aid is open students who have turned 5 years old by June 1st. To learn about our financial aid program visit the financial aid page of this website.  

Enrollment Decision

We'll let you know as soon as possible about our enrollment decision and certainly within a few weeks of your admissions visit.

Acceptance and Enrollment

Acceptances are required within ten days of your offer of enrollment along with a non-refundable deposit of $750.


For more information about the Early Childhood admissions process, please contact Maggie Davis, Admissions Coordinator, at 215-248-1662 or
 davism@phillywaldorf.com

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