Admissions – Grades

Hello!

The best way to learn more about our school and all that it has to offer is to visit.

We offer monthly open-classroom tours, weekend and evening open houses, and personal tours scheduled at your convenience giving you a chance to tour the building and meet the faculty, parents and students.

If you are ready to submit an enrollment application for your child, let’s begin!

This page contains step by step instructions but if you’d like some additional support, please contact Maggie Davis in the admissions office at davism@phillywaldorf.com or call at 215-248-1662

application steps for first grade

  1. Begin the application process online using the button below to submit an application, a $50 non-refundable application fee, and a recent photograph of your child.
  2. If you haven't already visited our school, please choose a date and register for a tour.
  3. As a Waldorf school, children must turn six years old by 1st June to qualify for our first grade. To learn more about this important aspect of Waldorf education visit our blog, Loving Learning, or contact Maggie Davis in the admission office to begin a conversation.
  4. Please ask your child's teacher for a reference and school transcripts.

application steps for second - eighth grade

  1. Begin the application process online using the button below to submit an application, a $50 non-refundable application fee, and a recent photograph of your child.
  2. If you haven't already visited, please choose a date and register for a tour.
  3. Ask your child's teacher for a reference and school transcripts.
  4. That's it! We'll be in touch shortly to arrange an admissions interview, math and language arts assessment, and a two-day classroom visit so that your child can experience being a Waldorf student for two days.

tuition and financial support

As an independent school committed to inclusion we strive to provide a Waldorf education for all those who desire it. We do this by keeping our costs reasonable through careful planning and good stewardship of resources. We are proud to provide a high-quality independent school education at a tuition that is within reach of a range of families. In addition, our financial aid program is available for those who qualify. To learn about our financial aid program visit the financial aid page.

admissions decisions

Choosing the right school for your child is a heartfelt decision. Our commitment to you is to support you every step of the way and to share our admissions decision as soon as possible after you have completed our admissions application process.

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