Marin Waldorf School
 

ADMISSIONS

 
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wednesday morning Tours

Our beautiful 10 acre campus is nestled among Lucas Valley's redwoods and historic oak trees. To truly get a sense of the learning environment in and outside the class room, as well as meet teachers, families and alumni, we encourage you to attend one of our lively open houses or RSVP for a group tour.

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Every Wednesday Morning

9am for Grades 1-8
11am for Preschool & Kindergarten

****Adults Only****


 

2018-2019 Tuition and fees

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Full Tuition Rates:
Kindergarten: $18,500
Grades 1-8:    $22,150

Marin Waldorf School is a community of shared values within an economically diverse parent body. We strive to create access to our education to those who could otherwise not attend for financial reasons. For that reason, this year we are introducing Variant Tuition for kindergarten through 8th grade, which takes into account each families ability to pay. 

KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 8TH GRADE
tuition ranges from $9,250 to $22,150

To apply to pay below the full tuition rate, we ask families to complete an online application with TADS Tuition Management (click here to apply). TADS objectively evaluates each family and their ability to afford tuition. 

Dates:
February 2, 2018: deadline to submit Variant Tuition application
February 28, 2018: deadline for grades 1-8 applications
March 14, 2018: notification of determination


Each child (grades 1-8) must have a recorder or pentatonic flute. The instruments cost between $35 and $50 and are available through the class teacher. In addition, children in grades four-six must have a violin, which may be rented or purchased.

Field trip fees are assessed annually for grades 3-8.

Payment plans are available through FACTS Tuition Management:
Full payment: No fee
2 payments: $10 fee with 2.5% interest
3 - 12 payments: $45 fee with 5% interest


EARLY CHILDHOOD TUITION

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Parent-Toddler

Preschool

(Program Options)

2 Days: $6,475

3 Days: $9,500

5 Days: $15,950

 

Preschool Application Dates:
February 2, 2018: deadline for Variant Tuition applications
February 9, 2018: deadline for enrollment applications
March 6, 2018: notification of determination

 

SCHOOL HOURS

Preschool class hours are
from 8:30 am - 12:45 pm

Kindergarten class hours are
from 8:10 am - 1:00 pm

Grades 1-8 are held from 8:10 am - 3:15 pm daily.
Early dismissal Thursday at 2:10 pm

Aftercare

Aftercare is available from 12:45 pm until 3:15 pm or 5:20pm
Monday through Friday for an additional fee.

 
 

APPLICATION PROCESS

PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN

  1. Visit the campus

  2. Complete our online application

  3. (If applicable) Complete Tuition Assistance application

  4. Submit teacher recommendation form (for Kindergarten only)

  5. Attend parent/child Interview with Marin Waldorf School teacher.

 

GRADES 1-8

  1. Visit the campus

  2. Complete the online application

  3. (If applicable) Complete Tuition Assistance application

  4. Submit teacher recommendation form

  5. Attend parent - teacher interview

  6. Arrange a 3 day shadow visit for your child with the teacher.

A non-refundable fee of $75 is due with your application to Marin Waldorf School. An annual enrollment fee of $500 is due upon enrolling or re-enrolling a student. This non-refundable fee guarantees a space for the student and will be applied toward tuition if it is returned by the contract deadline.

If you have any questions about the application process or tuition assistance feel free to contact us at admissionsteam@marinwaldorf.org

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Scholarships and Sibling Discounts

There are four ways to receive tuition discounts: Marin Waldorf School’s Variant Tuition, The Basic Fund Scholarship, Guardsman Scholarship, and Sibling Discounts. Please note that Tuition Assistance and Sibling Discounts are available to children Kindergarten – 8th Grade.

Variant Tuition

Our Variant Tuition parameters help those in greatest need on our campus as well as those whose needs require a more modest award. To be considered for the 2018-2019 school year, you must complete the TADS application by February 2, 2018.

Basic Fund and
Guardsmen Scholarships

The Basic Fund and Guardsmen Scholarships are privately funded external scholarships aimed at helping low-income families meet the costs of tuition after internal assistance has been awarded. These scholarships further reduce the tuition obligation for a family wishing to attend Marin Waldorf School. Learn more by visiting their websites:

 

Sibling
Discounts

If you have two or more children in the Kindergarten or grades, we offer a generous sibling discount: 20% for second child and 35% for the third child or additional children. This discount is given automatically to all families who do not qualify for Tuition Assistance.