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School leader:  Tara Aders
40 Dodgingtown Road
Newtown, CT 06470

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(203) 364-1113
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"We offer accredited Waldorf education from Parent-Child Classes through Grade 8."


  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students


  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Humanities
  • Arts
    Choir / Chorus, Orchestra, Creative writing, Drama...
  • World languages
    German, Spanish
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27 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · February 26, 2016
The HVWS educational philosophy instills a love of learning. Students are encouraged to deeply engage in the process of whatever developmentally appropriate activity they're doing - irregardless of whether its geared to developing the head, heart,... more

Submitted by a parent · February 26, 2016
My daughter is now in the 4th grade of HVWS, and we couldn’t be happier with our school choice. This school offers a carefully thought-through curriculum and a nurturing environment, rich in movement, music, artistic expression, to help children... more

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Submitted by a parent · February 24, 2016
There are some parents there who have helped me see beyond the human foibles that have occurred as they do in any community- they helped me see the bigger picture beyond the petty stuff. There are some very special teachers and parents at this... more

Amount of homework: Just right
Submitted by a parent · February 24, 2016
A great emphasis is placed on the importance of childhood and to have space for the imagination, for time to be bored, for self-directed play and activities after school. HW starts in 5th grade and it is just enough and I am so glad my daughter... more

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Our programs include extended-care, Summer Camp, lectures, and special events. At the core of the Waldorf philosophy is a profound understanding of the human spirit and human development and the conviction that education is an artistic process, and knowledge is best learned experientially. With over 900 schools in 83 countries, Waldorf Education is the fastest growing independent educational movement in the world.

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Housatonic Valley Waldorf School
40 Dodgingtown Road, Newtown, CT  06470
Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 27 reviews. (203) 364-1113
Last modified Housatonic Valley Waldorf School is a Private school that serves grades PK-7