Day in the Life at Sacramento Waldorf High School

Creating a love of learning, a depth of understanding, and a strong sense of self.

At Sacramento Waldorf School, we provide an education that honors the developmental stages of childhood, builds confidence, connection and purpose, and prepares students to realize their full potential as free human beings.

Parent-Child & Kindergarten
Grades 1-8
Grades 9-12
“My son feels like he matters. He feels that he has purpose. He looks forward to going to class to engage in the work with the teachers. He’s discovering there is so much he can accomplish.”
SWS Parent
“Coming from public school, where she was a number and was completely overwhelmed, our daughter has found that Sacramento Waldorf helped her regain confidence and the sense that she is smart, can learn, remember, and enjoy school. It has turned her life around.”
SWS Parent
“Since he’s been attending Waldorf, we’ve seen him be more confident, independent, and expressing himself in ways he’s never had before. In our first year at the high school, we’ve already seen an improvement in independence and creativity. This is the first school he’s attended where he feels completely comfortable, welcome, and safe. He’s noticeably happier and said from the first day, ‘This is where I belong.’”
SWS Parent
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