The Washington Waldorf School (WWS) cultivates each student’s capacity to think clearly, feel compassionate, and act purposefully in the world. We are excited that your child — and your family — are interested in joining the WWS community.

The admissions process is detailed below. Should you have questions, please contact the enrollment office at llawson@washingtonwaldorf.org.

Visit Us

A visit to the school is a great way to see the Waldorf approach to education in action.

Attend a morning tour, open house, or open day to learn more about WWS. Attendance at these events is optional but highly recommended for prospective parents and students. We hope to see you at one of our upcoming admission events!

Admissions Processes Vary by Program:

Enrollment in our parent-child classes is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please complete the enrollment form and return to the office to reserve your spot. 

Winter 2019 Parent Child Classes

Winter 2019 Parent Child Enrollment Form

Our preschool and kindergarten teachers will review the completed application and will schedule an admissions interview with the parent(s) and child. Requirements are:

  • Completed admissions application
  • $60 application fee
  • Photo of your child
  • Progress reports from current school
  • Recommendation from your child’s current teacher
  • Other supporting documentation (e.g., any educational and/or psychological testing results, if applicable)

The First Grade Admissions Committee will review the completed application and the enrollment director will schedule an admissions interview with the parent(s) and a one-day class visit for the child in kindergarten. Requirements are:

  • Completed admissions application
  • $60 application fee
  • Photo of your child
  • Progress reports from current school
  • Recommendation from your child’s current kindergarten teacher
  • Other supporting documentation (e.g., any educational and/or psychological testing results, if applicable)

The appropriate class teacher will review the completed application and the enrollment director will schedule an admissions interview with the parent(s) and student. After an interview is conducted, the class teacher will invite the student to a consecutive three-to-five day class visit. Requirements are:

  • Completed admissions application
  • $60 application fee
  • Photo of your child
  • Official transcripts from current school year and previous two years
  • Recommendation from your child’s current teacher (or, if taught separately, math & English teacher recommendations)
  • Middle school student questionnaire (for grades 6–8)
  • Other supporting documentation (e.g., any educational and/or psychological testing results, if applicable)

The High School Faculty Admissions Committee will review the completed application and the enrollment director will schedule an interview with the parent(s) and student. While at the school for the interview, the student will be given written assessments for English and math. Once the interview is conducted and the assessments are evaluated, the Admissions Committee will consider inviting the student for a consecutive three-day class visit. Requirements are: 

  • Completed admissions application
  • $60 application fee
  • Photo of your child
  • Official transcripts from current school year and previous two years
  • Two teacher recommendations (one from an English teacher and one from a math teacher, form provided)
  • High school student questionnaire
  • Other supporting documentation (e.g., any educational and/or psychological testing results, if applicable)