Sacramento Waldorf School is ranked #2 on
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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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    Sacramento Waldorf High School Grade 12 Students in Physics 2021, photo by Zoart Photo
    November 17, 2021

    Why Is the Sacramento Waldorf High School Experience Remarkable?

    By Dean Smith Every morning in our high school, teachers lead students in a verse, then circulate around the room, recognizing each student as they say “Good morning.” At day’s end, students gather for closing circle, with classmates and their grade’s faculty sponsors. They check in, sharing announcements and upcoming…

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  • SWS Athletic Director, Dean Smith
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    SWS Athletic Director, Dean Smith
    October 5, 2021

    Athletic Director, Dean Stark

    Dean Stark was interviewed by Justin Clymo for his “Contacts” podcast.

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    September 28, 2021

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    Take a look: Sacramento Waldorf School was featured in a recent article on the Redfin blog!

  • 2021-04-21 Allison French, Class of '93, and Nihal Kaur, Class of '01 Alumni Highlights
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    2021-04-21 Allison French, Class of '93, and Nihal Kaur, Class of '01 Alumni Highlights
    May 5, 2021

    Alumni Highlights, April 21, 2021

    Health and wellness was the topic of our April 2021 “Alumni Highlights” webinar. Our featured alumnae Allison French ’93, Doctor of Chiropractic, Yoga Teacher and Co-founder of The Dock Studios; and Nihal Kaur ’01, Acupuncturist and Licensed Herbalist, and founder of Nihal Kaur Acupuncture. They shared rich insight into their work…

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    Teaching Kids to Love Science

    We take an experiential and project based approach to science, which engages students and sparks their curiosity. It also gives them skills that will help them be more successful in life and work: exploration, critical thinking, and problem-solving through collaboration.

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