Marin Waldorf School
 

ADMISSIONS

 
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Private Tours & Open House events

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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 (dates below) or RSVP for a private tour.


2019-2020 Tuition

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$6,735 Preschool - 2 Days per week
$9,880 Preschool - 3 Days per week
$16,585 Preschool - 5 days per week
$19,240 Kindergarten (5 days)
$23,035 Grades 1 - 8

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, we offer Tuition Assistance for kindergarten through 8th grade, which takes into account each families ability to pay. 

To apply to for tuition assistance, 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. 

2019/2020 Application Deadline: January 31, 2019
 


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


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 2:15 pm

extended care

Extended care is available from 12:45 pm until 3:05 pm or 5:20 pm
Monday through Friday for an additional fee.

 
 

APPLICATION PROCESS

*There are a few spaces in some of our classes for our current academic year (2018/2019). Please call our Admissions Director if you are interested in possibly transferring in this year.

**The Application Deadline for a priority space in our school for 2019/2020 was Jan 31, 2019. If you missed this deadline, please call our Admissions Director, as there may still be an opportunity for your child to join us next year.

Admissions Director, Chantal Valentine ~ admissions@marinwaldorf.org & 415-479-8190 ext 102

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. Parents & child attend interview with 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. Parents & child attend interview with teacher

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

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 admissions@marinwaldorf.org

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Scholarships and Sibling Discounts

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

Tuition Assistance

Tuition Assistance helps those in greatest need on our campus as well as those whose needs require a more modest award. To be considered for the 2019-2020 school year, click the link below to fill out the application.

Application Deadline for Priority Tuition Assistance Awards: February 1, 2019

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.