Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Boarding and day school
Type of school College preparatory
Waldorf
Coed/Single-gender Mixto

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning Tara delivers a well-rounded liberal arts education in an intimate setting, with no more than fifteen students in each grade level. In accordance with the school’s Waldorf philosophy, subjects are presented in a manner that encourages personal engagement and fosters appreciation of the world's diversity and vitality. Continue reading more on Tara's website, http://www.tarahighschool.org/academics/
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Environmental
Humanities
Mathematics
Multiculturalism / Global
Music
Performing arts
Science
Service learning
Social justice
Visual arts
World languages
Writing

Classes

7
Visual Arts
including: Textiles
4
Music
including: Bell / handbell choir
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Bell / handbell choir
Choir / Chorus
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Dance
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Visual arts Architecture
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
Textiles
World languages taught German
Spanish

Support

1
Facilities
including: Auditorium
Facilities Auditorium
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Mentoring
Tutoring
College preparation resources College/career counseling
College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 93% 56%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
Black 0% 5%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 32%
Source: See notes

Neighborhood

Transportation options Accessible via public transportation

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details We ask all prospective students and families to fill out our online application and to complete an interview.
Learn more Http://www.tarahighschool.org/apply/
Application requirements Application
Interview
Recommendations
Transcript
Tuition range (low) $15,770
For the year 2015-2016
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Outside scholarships

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012