• How do you grow a healthy mind?
    By intertwining classical academics with a reverence for the natural world.
  • Education that inspires
    Discover a physically, cognitively and emotionally stimulating curriculum for every phase of your child’s development.
  • Imagine a liberal arts education.
    In middle school.
    Discover a collaborative environment that mixes artistic thinking with scientific thinking.


The Waldorf School of Philadelphia offers an academically rich, time-tested curriculum where our students are free to learn without the pressure and stress of standardized testing. Subjects are taught in concert with one another - math, literacy, science, history are integrated with music, art, and movement - nurturing the physical, emotional, and intellectual capacities of the growing child through a developmentally appropriate curriculum.

Early Childhood Programs

Our Waldorf early childhood programs consist of parent & child classes, a nursery for children ages two-three, and our mixed-aged early childhood classes for children ages three-five. Each class is tailored to meet the nuanced development of the growing child. We provide families the opportunity of extended care and all of our early childhood programs have been certified.
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Lower School

First grade is truly a new beginning. The Waldorf first grader is learning how to learn. Learning from and with one another, and learning from the world around them. Waldorf teachers strive to nurture a deeper reverence for the environment, respect for others and interest in the world. Social interaction with their peers and teacher sets the groundwork for wholeness and unity within their class.
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Middle School

The Waldorf School of Philadelphia offers a comprehensive liberal arts education - in middle school. It's an uncompromising, yet unexpected foundation that will serve your child for the rest of their life. By graduation, students have developed into critical thinkers with agile penetrating minds, ready to attain new heights, and are sought after by independent schools and public magnet schools.
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The culture of philanthropy and community involvement at the Waldorf School of Philadelphia helps us to grow and strengthen our programs, reinforce our infrastructure, attract and retain talented teachers, and invest in the financial resources needed to build socioeconomic diversity, ensuring that children today and generations of children to come can enjoy the unique benefits of a Waldorf education. Make a gift to the Annual Fund and make a difference


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