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Waldorf Schools

On this page we cover private schools in the area that offer Waldorf programs and support. We also touch on public schools for Waldorf kids.

For a more complete guide to Waldorf education, including a discussion of private vs. public options, start with our introductory guide.

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Table of contents

  1. List of Waldorf schools

  2. Compare Waldorf schools


Waldorf schools

  • London Waldorf School
  • Vancouver Waldorf School
  • Waldorf Academy
  • Halton Waldorf School
  • Toronto Waldorf School

There are many private Waldorf schools in Canada, including in Toronto, Ontario, and Vancouver, British Columbia. Most of these are schools are at the preschool or elementary (or lower school) level. There are also Waldorf middle and high schools, though. All of these schools have an individualized curriculum. They also focus on more than just academics. They aim to educate the whole child: the intellectual, practical, and artistic sides of students.

School NameTypePaceCost

London Waldorf School (est. 1980)

  • London, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (170 students)
London Waldorf School offers a vibrant learning experience where the curriculum is designed to meet each child at their stage of development, from preschool to Grade Eight, through varied and dynamic teaching techniques. [View profile]
  • Progressive
  • Waldorf

Vancouver Waldorf School (est. 1971)

  • North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (330 students)
Vancouver Waldorf School offers programs from pre-school through to grade 12 in North Vancouver, BC. Its average class size is 12 to 25 students. [View profile]
  • Waldorf
Standard-enriched$1,100 to $14,760

Waldorf Academy (est. 1987)

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Preschool to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (240 students)
Waldorf Academy offers programs from pre-kindergarten to grade eight in Toronto. Its average class size is 18 students. [View profile]
  • Waldorf

Halton Waldorf School (est. 1984)

  • Burlington, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
Halton Waldorf School in Burlington, Ontario offers a licensed preschool, kindergarten and grades one to eight. It’s average class size is 15 to 21 students. [View profile]
  • Waldorf
Standard-enriched$13,650 to $14,050

Toronto Waldorf School (est. 1968)

  • Thornhill, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (280 students)
Toronto Waldorf School offers a curriculum that integrates academics,arts & movement, and addresses the intellectual, physical, emotional & social aspects of child development. Preschool to gr. 12. [View profile]
  • Waldorf
Standard-enriched$4,100 to $20,900

 Founding dateEndowmentAdmissions rateEnrollmentEnrollment
per grade
London Waldorf School1980
Vancouver Waldorf School197195%45629
Waldorf Academy1987100%
Halton Waldorf School198490%17317
Toronto Waldorf School1968

Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
Curriculum pace
Academic culture
Average class size
Language immersion
Special needs support
Tech integration
London Waldorf SchoolProgressiveWaldorfLimited
Vancouver Waldorf SchoolWaldorfStandard-enrichedSupportive16 to 26LimitedLight integration
Waldorf AcademyWaldorfStandard-enrichedSupportive18HighLight integration
Halton Waldorf SchoolWaldorfStandard-enrichedSupportive15 to 22Mild difficultiesLight integration
Toronto Waldorf SchoolWaldorfStandard-enrichedSupportive12 to 25LimitedLight integration



Learning disorders:
 Auditory processing disorder
 Language processing disorder
 Non-verbal learning disorders
 Visual motor deficit
Development disorders:

Behavioural and emotional:
 Troubled teens
 Substance abuse
 Oppositional defiant disorder
 Cystic fibrosis
 Multiple physical

 Admission deadlineSSAT requiredInterview requiredAcceptance rateNext open house
London Waldorf SchoolDay: Dec 31, 1969
Boarding: Dec 31, 1969
Homestay: Dec 31, 1969
Vancouver Waldorf SchoolDay: rollingNursery/Toddler - 1295%
Waldorf AcademyNursery/Toddler - 8100%
Halton Waldorf SchoolDay: rollingPreschool - 890%
Toronto Waldorf SchoolDay: rollingNursery/Toddler - 12

Vancouver Waldorf School
Waldorf Academy80%100%100%
Halton Waldorf School90%90%90%90%90%90%90%90%
Toronto Waldorf School


 MathScienceLiteratureHumanities Social SciencesForeign LanguagesFine Arts
London Waldorf School
Vancouver Waldorf SchoolEqual BalanceInquiryTraditionalPerennialismCommunicativeCreative
Waldorf AcademyEqual Balance
Halton Waldorf SchoolEqual BalanceInquiryEqual BalanceEqual BalanceEqual BalanceEqual Balance
Toronto Waldorf SchoolEqual BalanceInquiryEqual BalanceEqual BalanceEqual BalanceEqual Balance

Student council
School newspaper
Radio club
Photograph club
Art club
Dance club
Yoga club
Drama club
Debate club
Chess club
Math club
Science club
Robotics club
Computer club
Environmental club
Outdoor club
Community service
Vancouver Waldorf School
Waldorf Academy
Halton Waldorf School
Toronto Waldorf School

Ice Hockey
Track and Field
Vancouver Waldorf School
Waldorf Academy
Halton Waldorf School
Toronto Waldorf School