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Curious, intellectually flexible, and highly creative, Washington Waldorf students are true independent thinkers, and emerge well-prepared for college and the world beyond.

Thank you for your interest in the Washington Waldorf School. We would be delighted to meet you, answer your questions about Waldorf education, and help you decide whether our school is right for your child and family.

To Request Information

For more information, or to request an application packet, please call our Enrollment Director, Lezlie Lawson, at 301-229-6107, x154. We also invite you to fill out our Admissions Inquiry Form

When you request an admissions application and information packet, please provide your name, your child's name, your child's date of birth, and the grade that he/she is currently enrolled in, your mailing address, and phone number.

Age Requirements

Children's Garden Programs - Our programs for Young Children

  • Moon Garden Program:  Expectant mothers to infants
  • Star Garden Program: Crawling to 2 years, 3 months of age
  • Sun Garden Program: 2 years, 3 months to 3 years, 4 months of age at the time the program begins
  • Nursery: 3 years by September 1
  • Mixed-Age Kindergarten: 3 years by May 1

First through Eighth Grade

  • Lower School: Children must turn 6 years of age by May 31 in order to be considered for entry into first grade for the following September.

2014-15 School Year - Current Grade and Date of Birth Ranges:

  • 1st grade: June 2007 – May 2008
  • 2nd grade: June 2006 – May 2007
  • 3rd grade: June 2005 – May 2006
  • 4th grade: June 2004 – May 2005
  • 5th grade: June 2003 – May 2004
  • 6th grade: June 2002 – May 2003
  • 7th grade: June 2001 – May 2002
  • 8th grade: June 2000 – May 2001