Details overview

Hours 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School leader Sarah Stokes
Transportation options None

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Instructional / curriculum models used Waldorf

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
5
Music
including: Orchestra
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Jazz band
Orchestra
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught German
Spanish
World languages taught (misc.) German

Support

7
Facilities
including: Sports Fields
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Garden / Greenhouse
Library
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) After school tutoring
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 3 years old

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Students

Student diversity

  This school
White, not Hispanic 59%
Multiracial 18%
Black, not Hispanic 14%
Hispanic 7%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 1%
Asian 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 0%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 58%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
2
Boys Sports
including: Volleyball
0
Clubs
Girls sports Basketball
Volleyball
Boys sports Basketball
Volleyball
Clubs None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:15 AM
After school end time 5:30 AM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
School mascot Knights
School colors Forest green and white
Students typically continue on to these schools Pius XI High School
  Rufus King IB High School
  Suburban High Schools

Teachers

8
Staff
including: Tutor(s)
Staff Art teacher
Dance teacher
Gardening teacher
Music teacher
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
Tutor(s)

Neighborhood

Transportation options None
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Urban Ecology Center
Partner website Http://urbanecologycenter.org

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.tamarackwaldorf.org
Type of application deadline Rolling
Application fee amount 50
Tuition range (low) $3000
Tuition range (high) $8000
For the year 2014-2015
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Vouchers accepted Yes
# of applications received 125
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 50
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity Manually entered by a school official
Students by group Manually entered by a school official