Welcome Prospective Families!
We are delighted with your interest in Pasadena Waldorf School and look forward to sharing with you the gift of Waldorf education at PWS. We understand that finding the best match between your family’s educational goals and values and the culture of the schools you are considering is an important undertaking. We are excited to get to know you and to share with you our values and our community through our public events, tours and interviews. We hope that what you experience with us will resonate with what you want for your child’s education and your family.
On behalf of the Admissions Office, I thank you for your interest. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions. We look forward to meeting you in person soon!
Melani Gold Friedman
Director of Admissions
If you are interested in learning more about Waldorf Education and our school, please complete our ONLINE INQUIRY FORM or contact our Admissions Office to schedule a tour. After completing the Online inquiry form a link to the application will be emailed to you.
Application Process Once a completed online application is received, an interview with the teachers, parents and student will be arranged. Following the interview the student may be invited to visit the class for 1 to 3 school days (grades 2 – 12) before their file is sent to the Admissions Committee for review.
Priority Completed applications received by February 1st will be given priority consideration by the Admissions Committee. Completed applications received after this date will be considered on a space available basis. For timely applications, priority is also given in the following order: Siblings of current students, children of faculty and staff, Waldorf transfers, children of Waldorf alumni, referrals from within our community then outside applicants, in that order.
Acceptance Acceptance to PWS will be communicated by mail. Students who are accepted for classes that do not have space will be offered a place in the wait pool for that grade. Applications received prior to February 1st will receive notice of their acceptance by the end of March.