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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.

Table of contents


  1. List of Waldorf schools

  2. Compare Waldorf schools


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Waldorf schools






 
  • London Waldorf School
  • Waldorf Academy
  • Vancouver Waldorf School
  • Toronto Waldorf School
  • Halton 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]
  • Waldorf
  • Waldorf
$6,330 to $13,780

Waldorf Academy (est. 1987)  

  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 8 (Coed)
  • Day school (240 students)
Waldorf Academy offers programs from childcare to grade eight in downtown Toronto. Its average class size is 18 students. [View profile]
  • Waldorf
$4,160 to $19,150
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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
$1,100 to $14,760

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
$4,100 to $20,900

Halton Waldorf School (est. 1984)  

  • Burlington, Ontario
  • Nursery/Toddler to 12 (Coed)
  • Day school (150 students)
Halton Waldorf School in Burlington, Ontario offers a licensed preschool, kindergarten and grades 1 to 12. It’s average class size is 15 to 21 students. [View profile]
  • Waldorf
$12,000 to $14,620






 
 Founding dateEndowmentAdmissions rateEnrollmentEnrollment
per grade
London Waldorf School198090%00
Waldorf Academy1987100%
Vancouver Waldorf School197195%45629
Toronto Waldorf School1968
Halton Waldorf School198490%20512




 
 
Primary curriculum
Secondary curriculum
Curriculum pace
Academic culture
Average class size
Language immersion
Special needs support
Tech integration
London Waldorf SchoolWaldorfWaldorfStandard-enrichedRigorousNo supportLight integration
Waldorf AcademyWaldorfStandard-enrichedSupportive18Indirect SupportLight integration
Vancouver Waldorf SchoolWaldorfStandard-enrichedSupportive16 to 26No supportLight integration
Toronto Waldorf SchoolWaldorfStandard-enrichedSupportive12 to 25Indirect SupportLight integration
Halton Waldorf SchoolWaldorfStandard-enrichedSupportive15No supportLight integration





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




 
 
Nursery/Toddler
Preschool
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London Waldorf School95%95%90%90%90%90%90%90%90%90%90%
Waldorf Academy80%100%100%
Vancouver Waldorf School
Toronto Waldorf School
Halton Waldorf School90%90%90%90%90%90%90%90%




 
 
Nursery/Toddler
Preschool
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 MathScienceLiteratureHumanities Social SciencesForeign LanguagesFine Arts
London Waldorf SchoolTraditional MathInquiryTraditionalEqual BalanceEqual BalanceEqual Balance
Waldorf AcademyInquiryEqual BalanceEqual BalanceWe don't offer Foreign LanguagesEqual Balance
Vancouver Waldorf SchoolEqual BalanceInquiryTraditionalPerennialismCommunicativeCreative
Toronto Waldorf SchoolEqual BalanceInquiryEqual BalanceEqual BalanceEqual BalanceEqual Balance
Halton Waldorf SchoolEqual BalanceInquiryEqual BalanceEqual BalanceEqual BalanceEqual Balance




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




 
 
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