Searching for a Waldorf school in Tucson for your child or teen? You've come to the right place! We've put together a comprehensive guide to assist you in finding a school that is the right fit for your family.
Waldorf Education puts it this way, "Waldorf schools offer a developmentally appropriate, experiential, and academically rigorous approach to education. Waldorf education aims to inspire life-long learning in all students and to enable them to fully develop their unique capacities."
Established by Rudolf Steiner and Emil Molt in 1919, Waldorf education "holds as its primary intention the ideal of bringing forth—in every child—his or her unique potential in a way that serves the further development of humanity."
Desert Sage School is a new Waldorf-inspired, tuition-free public Charter High School at 3434 East Broadway. On August 8 2022, it will open its doors to 9th and 10th graders with a projected enrollment of 125 students. We seek a community of students and faculty that represent the diversity of Tucson. Desert Sage School will incorporate project-based learning and immersion in the arts into all subject areas. The first 125 students to register will be enrolled. There is no admission test. Click the button below to learn more and to register for the coming school year.
Waldorf schools "seek to bring about recognition and understanding of all world cultures and religions."
There are three Waldorf schools in the Tucson metro area - one is a full member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America; the other two are "Waldorf-inspired."
There are three Waldorf schools in Tucson - one is a private school and the other two are charter schools (tuition-free).
Here are ten questions you may want to ask on your tour or at an info night:
Yes. There is one Waldorf-inspired high school in Tucson.
Great question! Each school has a unique community, curriculum, and focus so it's hard to pinpoint just one.
The best way to find a Waldorf school in Tucson is to ask friends and family members for recommendations. You can also check yelp and google reviews. Finally, don't be shy about scheduling tours at several different schools so that you can make an informed decision.
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