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School leader:  Mr. Douglas Garrett
209 East Mariposa Street
Altadena, CA 91001

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(626) 794-9564
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"An inspired, arts-integrated, academic Waldorf curriculum."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Band, Bell / handbell choir, Chamber music...
  • World languages
    Chinese - Mandarin, Japanese, Spanish
  • Sports
    Basketball, Flag football, Track, Volleyball
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Grateful to: School leader
Submitted by a parent · August 06, 2016
Thank you Douglas Garrett for your leadership and dedication through PWS high school expansion and lower school new building projects!

Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
Submitted by a parent · August 06, 2016
All experts and all Waldorf teacher certified. This is a teacher run school. The faculty supports one another and dedicates a lot of time to continuing education and always evaluating and improving themselves.

Amount of homework: Just right
Submitted by a parent · August 06, 2016
No homework until 3rd grade. Then only meaningful assignments that the children can accomplish on their own.

Develops grit: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · August 06, 2016
Development of the Will is a high priority at PWS. Pre schoolers and Kindergarteners are encouraged to walk up the hill to their classroom with out being carried by mom or dad and they carry their own lunch too. School yard activities include... more

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Waldorf schools prepare students to be creative thinkers, problem solvers, and active, socially-conscious citizens. With over 90 years of experience and 1,000 schools internationally, Waldorf schools develop young people’s minds and hearts to ask questions and explore answers in a broad, inter-disciplinary way. The Waldorf approach recognizes the simple but profound insight that children learn in distinctly different ways at different stages of their development.

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