Private Preschool - 8th Grade
Now Enrolling 2020 - 2021
Preschool, Kindergarten, and 1st - 8th Grade.
Davis Waldorf Elementary School is recognized as one the area’s best private schools, developing creative flexible thinkers, offering hands-on kinesthetic learning, and fostering student’s emotional and social intelligence, and overall strong academic performance. Starting with our Waldorf parent child classes, children then progress to our play and nature based preschools and kindergartens featuring our spacious classrooms and large open playgrounds. Our middle school program is demanding with required classes in math, language arts, science, geography, history, Spanish, music, woodworking, handwork, gardening drama, and physical education. Founded in 1986, we are located on five beautiful acres, three miles from downtown Davis. With our dedicated teachers and staff, small classes, individual student attention, and the strength of a Waldorf curriculum, children receive an academic experience that produces outstanding, well prepared young people. At Davis Waldorf School children love learning.
Developing Inspired Learning for the Whole Child in Davis, CA Northern California.
Our Parent Child classes provide an opportunity to support your child’s development and make lasting connections with other families in a class facilitated by an experienced, caring teacher. Infant classes up to 9 months, toddler and nursery aged classes are available. Come experience a peaceful, home-like environment, where creative play and wonder are fostered.
Our preschool program serves children between the ages of two and a half and four years of age. We have two beautiful, fully-licensed classrooms, where each child is supported in their social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development.
Our "transitional," mixed-age kindergarten, allows children to form deep relationships with their teachers and peers as well as develop foundational skills to be successful in later learning. Outside, our large kindergarten yard provides ample space for a variety of play where children enjoy climbing trees, building teepees and exercising their boundless imaginations.
Waldorf curriculum unfolds throughout the stages of childhood development to provide a rich, dynamic, and varied education. In the grades classes, each student's day is filled with different experiences and activities which include movement, music, mathematics, composition, science, drama, storytelling, painting, and creating!
Into middle school, teaching methods evolve to meet the developmental stage of the class, and academic rigor and expectations continuously grow. The imaginative, multi-sensory approach of Waldorf education allows children to become active, enthusiastic participants in their own educational journey.