I have three kiddos attending Tidewater - ages 3, 5 & 7. Our experience has been so fantastic. The incredible toddler / pre-school and Kindergarten classes, small 'grades' class sizes, excellent teachers, and community of involved, like-minded parents mean our kids are getting lots of nurturing and are developing a real love of learning. Can't recommend Tidewater enough!
Tidewater is great little school which has it's priorities absolutely straight. It tries very hard, and succeeds, to create a very welcoming, intellectual and artistic environment for the children. It does so successfully with little financial means and a lot of participation by the parents. It is a pity that the school does not have sufficient enrollment in the higher grades to offer classes all the way to grade 6. As the school grows, this will improve. Tidewater school offers all the best aspects of Waldorf education in an excellent little school with very dedicated teachers.
Tidewater is a great school with so much to offer its students. The small class sizes allow the teachers to truly know each child in a deep and meaningful way. The Waldorf curriculum provides the academic material in a caring and nurturing environment. There have been fabulous improvements in the governance and administration of the school. The board and faculty have made very responsible decisions that will benefit the school in the long run. The parent body is open and friendly and supportive. Tidewater is a great school for the whole family.