Admissions – Grades

Thank you for your interest in The Waldorf School of Philadelphia. If you are interested in exploring mid-year enrollment, please contact the Director of Admissions to inquire about availability. To apply for enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year, you are invited to  attend a Classroom Observation Morning or a seasonal Family Open House to learn more about the Waldorf philosophy. 
 

Applying to First Grade

Please complete and return your enrollment application form along with a recent photograph of your child, teacher reference, school transcript, and a non-refundable application fee of $60.00 made payable to The Waldorf School of Philadelphia. Students entering First Grade will be invited to attend an early childhood play-date, followed by a first-grade readiness assessment by one of our Waldorf-trained teachers. 

Applying to Second-Eighth Grade

Please complete and return your enrollment application form along with a recent photograph of your child, teacher reference, school transcript, and a non-refundable application fee of $60.00 made payable to The Waldorf School of Philadelphia. 

Students entering second through eighth grade will be invited for admissions interview followed by a three-day classroom visit. 

Students entering fifth through eighth grade are required to also submit two hand-written essays to accompany their enrollment application. Please see the enrollment application form for more details. 

 

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Enrollment Decision

You will be notified of the enrollment decision shortly after your admissions visit. 

Acceptance and Enrollment

Enrollment contracts are sent with the letter of acceptance. A non-refundable deposit of $750 is to be returned with the signed enrollment contract. Families have ten days from the date of the acceptance letter to make a decision about enrollment.


For more information about the Grades admissions process, please contact Alex Borders, Director of Admissions, at 215-248-1662 or
 admissions@phillywaldorf.com

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