Details overview

Hours 08:20 AM - 03:00 PM
School leader Tara Aders
Transportation options Yes
Preschool capacity 32

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Traditional
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Type of school Waldorf
Coed/Single-gender Coed

Academic focus and philosophy

Educational philosophy and approach to learning The mission of the Housatonic Valley Waldorf School is to develop each child's unique capacity to engage meaningfully in the world.
Academic themes / Areas of focus Arts (all)
Humanities
Instructional / curriculum models used Waldorf

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
2
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Choir / Chorus
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught German
Spanish
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered None

Support

2
Facilities
including: Computer lab
Facilities Computer lab
Library
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Specific learning disabilities

Early childhood program

Early childhood starting age 3 years old
Preschool meals offered Morning Snack

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 89% 61%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 4% 4%
Hispanic 1% 20%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Black 0% 13%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

0
Girls Sports
0
Boys Sports
Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 07:00 AM
After school end time 06:00 AM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Students typically come from these schools Apple Blossom School & Family Center
  Clover Hill Pre-School
Students typically continue on to these schools Newtown High School
  Wooster School
  Bethel High School

Neighborhood

Transportation details Newtown residents are eligible for Newtown school district bus service to HVWS.
Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students

Enrollment

Application/ enrollment process details Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please contact our Enrollment Director, Therese Lederer, at 203-364-1113 x102 for more information on the application process.
Learn more Http://www.waldorfct.org/Apply
Application requirements Application
Application fee
Interview
Recommendations
Transcript
Application fee amount $75
Application fee waivers available? Yes
Tuition range (low) $6900
Tuition range (high) $15965
For the year 2015-2016
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted No

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012