Admissions Checklist

Please contact our Enrollment Director, Therese Lederer, 203-364-1113 x 102, with any questions.
Attend an Open House, Windows Into Waldorf, or Kindermorning. Please visit our Calendar Page or contact Therese Lederer, 203-364-1113 x 102, for dates and times, or to arrange a personal tour.
Fill out the application and health information forms and include a minimum of two paragraphs on why you are choosing Waldorf education for your child. 
Application Fee:
A non-refundable $75 fee is to be submitted with your application. Checks may be written to HVWS.
Teacher Recommendation:
If your child is transferring from another school, the information provided will aid our faculty in determining whether the Waldorf curriculum and philosophy will be educationally beneficial for your child. 
School Records: 
Grades, teacher reports, assessments and/or observations from the past two years must be sent to us. 
The Enrollment Director will set up an interview with the appropriate class teacher.
Class Visit: 
Grade school students applying during the school year must visit the classroom for 1-3 full days prior to acceptance. 
The Housatonic Valley Waldorf School faculty makes admissions and placement decisions. The decisions are based on the class visit (for grades students), the application and supporting documents, the interview, the particular makeup and needs of the class for which the child is applying, and available space. When appropriate, a child may be conditionally accepted for a six-week trial period.  Enrollment Contract:  Upon acceptance to the school, an enrollment contract must be signed and accompanied by a non-refundable enrollment deposit to insure your child’s space in the class.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The Housatonic Valley Waldorf School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, or religion in its hiring practices or administration of its educational policies, admissions policies and scholarship programs.
Application Materials
Student Record Request
Teacher Reference
Early Childhood Teacher Reference

Please send completed materials along with a non-refundable application fee of $75 (checks payable to HVWS) to:

Housatonic Valley Waldorf School
Attn: Therese Lederer
40 Dodgingtown Road
Newtown, CT 06470

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