Admissions – Grades

Application Process: First Grade

  1. Start the Application Process Online using the form below.
  2. Take a Tour: For information about dates and how to register, please visit the Admissions Events page on our website.
  3. Make sure your child meets our age-eligibility criteria for entry to first grade. Children must have turned six years old by 1st June to be eligible. 
  4. Complete your application: Once you have visited our school and you wish to apply, please complete an application (includes a $65 non-refundable application fee). As part of the application process, you will request a teacher reference form, forward all school transcripts that are available, and upload a recent photograph of your child.
  5. After all of the required admission paperwork has been submitted and reviewed, students entering first grade may be invited to attend an early childhood play-date, followed by a first-grade readiness assessment by one of our Waldorf-trained teachers.

Application Process: Second-Eighth Grade

  1. Start the Application Process Online using the form below.
  2. Take a Tour: For information about dates and how to register, please visit the Admissions Events page on our website.
  3. Complete your application: After you have toured our school and you wish to apply, please complete an application (includes a $65 non-refundable application fee). As part of the application process, you will request a teacher reference form, forward all school transcripts that are available, and upload a recent photograph of your child.
  4. After all of the required admission paperwork has been submitted and reviewed, parents and students entering second through eighth grade may be invited for an admissions interview and testing.
  5. The outcome of the admissions interview and testing will determine whether a student will be invited to complete a three-day classroom visit.

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Enrollment Decision

An admissions decision will be forthcoming once the admissions process has been completed. 

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.

Financial Aid

The deadline for completing your financial aid application is January 15th, 2018. Offers of enrollment and financial aid award letters will be mailed on or about February 1st, 2018. To learn more about our school's financial aid program please visit the financial aid page of this website. Please do not wait until being advised of the admissions decision to apply for financial aid. Applicants interested in tuition support should submit their financial aid applications at the time of submitting the enrollment application and no later than the deadline stated.


For more information about the Grades admissions process or if you are interested in mid-year enrollment for your child, please contact Maggie Davis, Admissions Coordinator, at 215-248-1662 or
 davism@phillywaldorf.com.

 

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