“Our highest endeavor must be to develop free human beings who are able of themselves to impart purpose and direction to their lives."
~ Rudolf Steiner ~
Waldorf Friends
"I believe Waldorf Education helps foster self-confidence and inner strength in the child. "
~ Grade School Parent ~
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"Choosing Housatonic Valley Waldorf School was an easy decision after touring the school and seeing the happy, engaged children."

~ Early Childhood Parent ~
“The need for imagination, a sense of truth, and a feeling of responsibility—these three forces are the very nerve of education."
~ Rudolf Steiner ~
Learning to Help

"It is important that we discover an educational method where people learn to learn and go on learning their whole lives."

~ Rudolf Steiner ~

Student String Section

"The students have so many outlets for creative thinking and expression."

~ Sixth Grade Parent ~

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Spring Benefit

 

Purchase your tickets for our Gala on May 4!

Online Auction:
April 29-May 8

Deepening the Dialogue

Centering Justice and Joy in Your Child’s Library

We are pleased to welcome award-winning writer and educator Zetta Elliott, PhD to HVWS on April 26 @ 6:30pm.

2018-19 Community Yearbooks

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April 30, 2019

Rainbow Garden School Store

Star Meadow Cottage Rear Door,
40 Dodgingtown Rd.
The volunteer-run store is open Tuesday – Friday 8:20-9 AM on regular school days.
Wooden Toys ~ Art Supplies ~ Games ~ Books ~ Bolga Baskets ~ and more 

Learn to Change the World

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF WALDORF EDUCATION WORLDWIDE

This year, Waldorf schools around the world are celebrating the centenary of Waldorf Education. There are now more than 1000 Waldorf schools worldwide, each inspired by the same respect for imagination, truth, and responsibility and each informed with their own regional histories and cultures.

Mailing Address

40 Dodgingtown Road
Newtown, CT 06470

School Office Hours

M-F: 8am – 3:30pm
Weekends: Closed

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Phone & Email

Phone: 203-364-1113
FAX: 203-364-0630
Email: office@waldorfct.org

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Testimonials

 

What Parents are Saying

“I enjoy how Waldorf focuses on the whole child and experiential learning. I believe Waldorf Education helps foster self-confidence and inner strength in the child. Teaches beyond academic knowledge – teaches valuable life skills and gives a sense of community.”

Grade School Parent

“Some of the things we are interested in are the holistic attitude toward a child’s learning, focusing on development and long-term learning on an emotional, spiritual and intellectual level. We like that children learn through experiencing the outdoors, musical and artistic expression, home responsibilities, and being part of a community.”

Early Childhood Parent

“I love that Waldorf teaches the whole child: mind, body and spirit. I love that you teach in a way that allows all children to excel. I love that you teach an appreciation of nature and the world around us. I love that you’re more than just amazing academics — you bring depth to a child’s life and sense of self.”

Alumni Parent

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