Tuition

We believe an enriching education is a value which serves to raise up everyone in our community. To this end, we strive to make Waldorf Education accessible to as many families as possible. Our tuition is strategically structured to attract and retain a diverse population so that our community can be as enriching as the education we provide. Get to know more about us – register to visit today!

Grades Tuition 2017-2018

Grades

Tuition

Supply Fee

1st - 8th Grade

$14,700

$550*

Grades Supply Fee

The supply fee provides for high-quality stationery and equipment that all students are encouraged to treat with care. 

Instrumental music is an integral part of the curriculum. In 4th grade, in-school string lessons begin and there is an *additional supply fee in the 4th grade to cover the cost of string lessons. The school requires the continuation of string orchestral lessons through 8th grade. Rental or purchase of an instrument and payment for lessons are the responsibility of the family.

Fees for in-school ice skating activities are included for all grades students.

Individual class trips sometimes present an additional fee. The trips are arranged at the teacher's discretion and are designed to enhance the curricular experiences of the students. We make every effort to keep our fees reasonable and reflective of the actual needs of the program.

Early Childhood Tuition 2017-2018

Early Childhood Program

Tuition

Supply Fee

Five Full Days

$13,900

TBD

Five Half Days

$12,200

TBD

Three Full Days

$9,400

TBD

Three Half Days

$8,000

TBD

Two Full Days **

$8,000

TBD

** Two full day enrollment is only available for 2-3-year-olds in the Snowdrop Nursery Classroom

Early Childhood Supply Fee

The early childhood supply fee provides for high-quality materials, crafts, and supports the provision of our nutritious food program.

Annual Tuition Includes

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  • Grade school before-care program from 7.30 a.m. - 8.00 a.m.
  • Annual membership to the Parents Association
  • A printed copy of the community directory
  • Access to the Parent Portal 

Extended Care

  • Extended care is offered to all enrolled students with the exception of children who have yet to turn 3 years of age.
  • Care is offered daily until 5.45 p.m.
  • Early childhood extended care includes imaginative play and snacks.
  • Grades extended care includes a rotation of offerings including handwork, culinary arts, visual and sculptural arts and imaginative play. 
  • Before-care is available for Grades students at no additional cost from 7.30 a.m. - 8.00 a.m. 

Application Fees

A $60 non-refundable application fee is required for all newly applying students at the time of application. Application fees are not required for continuing students.

Enrollment Deposit

A non-refundable deposit of $750 is to be returned with the signed enrollment contract. 

Payment Plans

We offer a variety of different payment plans to help families manage their tuition costs, ranging from annual or quarterly payment plans to a monthly plan that enables payments to be made in ten equal monthly installments.

Tuition Insurance

The Tuition Refund Insurance Plan is required for all families who choose tuition payment plans. For a modest cost, the Tuition Refund Insurance Plan protects families when a child is withdrawn or dismissed.

Financial Aid

We offer a variety of options to help families manage tuition costs. Visit the Financial Aid page for a more details. For more information contact Director of Admissions, Alexandra Borders at 215-248-1662 or admissions@phillywaldorf.com

 

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WSP Brochure

Why is The Waldorf of School of Philadelphia unique? How do we transform the notions of a traditional education? Our brochure illuminates the Waldorf philosophy and dedication to creating a life-long love of learning. Rethink what’s possible for your child.
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