Waldorf education balances artistic, academic and practical work educating the whole child, hand and heart as well as mind. Its innovative methodology and developmentally-oriented curriculum, permeated with the arts, address the child's changing consciousness as it unfolds, stage by stage.
Imagination and creativity are cultivated as well as cognitive growth and a sense of responsibility for the earth and its inhabitants. Under the warm and active instruction of their teachers, children are provided with a creative and nurturing environment in which to develop, grow and learn.
Developed by Rudolf Steiner in 1919, Waldorf education is based on a developmental approach that addresses the needs of the growing childand maturing adolescent. Waldorf teachers strive to transform education into an art that educates the whole child.
When children relate what they learn to their own experience, they are interested and fully engaged, and what they learn becomes their own. The Davis Waldorf School is designed to foster this kind of learning.
We offer children of all backgrounds the opportunity to reap the rewards of the elegantly simple Waldorf philosophy: