Admissions

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Application Requirements for 2019-2020

Preschool

We have two preschool classrooms with 12 children each.  Each class is mixed-age, consisting of children from 2-4 years of age. The number of available preschool spots varies year to year depending on re-enrollment and the number of children advancing to our kindergarten.

Ages
Birthdays for preschool children fall between June 1, 2015 and May 31, 2017. We invite younger children to enroll in our Parent Child Classes designed for children from birth to three years of age and their parents or caregivers. 

Interview
After the application has been processed, the Admissions Coordinator will schedule a family interview for the parents and child with our preschool teachers.  Interviews take place in a preschool classroom.  This is a required event.

Kindergarten

We have two kindergarten classrooms with 20 children each. Each class is mixed-age, consisting of children from 4-6 years of age. The number of available kindergarten spots varies year to year depending on the re-enrollment of students coming from preschool program.

Ages
Birthdays for kindergarten children fall between June 1, 2013 and May 31, 2015.

Interview
After the application has been processed, the Admissions Coordinator will schedule a family interview for the parents and child with our kindergarten teachers. Interviews take place in a kindergarten classroom. This is a required event.

In addition to the application, a confidential evaluation must be submitted by your child's current teacher if they have attended another school.

Grades 1-8

We have one class per grade with an average class size of 15. We usually have spots available in most classes. Mid-year enrollments are considered on a case-by-case basis if space allows.

Children are placed in a grade according to their developmental, academic and social needs at the time of enrollment.  It is important to note our birth date cut-off is earlier than public schools and a public school grade level may not correspond to a Waldorf grade level.

Grade 1 June 1, 2012-May 31, 2013
Grade 2 June 1, 2011-May 31, 2012
Grade 3 June 1, 2010-May 31, 2011
Grade 4

June 1, 2009-May 31, 2010

Grade 5 June 1, 2008-May 31, 2009
Grade 6 June 1, 2007-May 31, 2008
Grade 7 June 1, 2006-May 31, 2007
Grade 8 June 1, 2005-May 31, 2006

Interview
After the application has been processed, the Admissions Coordinator may schedule a family interview for the parents and child with the grades teachers. This is a required event.

Note: In addition to the application, a confidential evaluation must be submitted by your child's current/previous teacher.

Student Visit
After the interview, the student may be invited for a three-day visit with the class.

Application Deadline
Although our initial application deadline has passed, applications will be considered on a space available basis. We currently have spaces in kindergarten and most grades classes.  We are not accepting applications for our preschool waiting pool at this time. We accept mid-year enrollments as space allows. Please contact our Admissions Coordinator to inquire about openings.

Acceptance 
Acceptance to Davis Waldorf School will be communicated by email.  Students who are accepted for classes that do not have space will be offered a place in the waiting pool and contacted in the event a space becomes available.  If it is determined your family would not be a good fit for our school, you will receive our regrets via email.

Admissions Policy
Our aim is to provide an education which develops a child’s full human potential, thus it is the intention and policy of the school to welcome students from the broadest possible range of the social, economic, and cultural spectrum. A diverse community benefits all of our students, staff and faculty. We seek to admit eligible students of all origins, backgrounds, beliefs, ethnicities, and faiths. We offer financial assistance to families who qualify. The Davis Waldorf School believes no person should be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination of any kind in any educational program or activity available in the school.

Admissions Coordinator
Christina Guzman
Office: (530) 753-1651
Cell: (707) 640-1714
enrollment@daviswaldorf.org

 

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