Waldorf School of Lexington
Started by a group of parents in Cambridge in 1971, The Waldorf School of Lexington has been housed at the former Adams Elementary School since 1980. The new campus is situated between Massachusetts Avenue and the 185-acre Great Meadow.
As part of the Waldorf model of education, teachers at the school stay with the same students as they progress from 1st grade through graduation. The Waldorf School also offers nursery, kindergarten and after-school programs.
- Founding Date: March, 1971
- Number of students: 255
- Public/Private: Private
- Financial aid: Yes
- Religious affiliation: none
- Graduation rate (%): 100
- Accreditation/licenses: New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Asssociation of Waldorf Schools of North America
- Student-to-teacher ratio: Varies by age
- Parking: Free lot, On-street: free
- Number of faculty: 50+
- What makes this community special?: Deeply engaged community gathers frequently for school wide concerts, dances, potlucks;as well as weekly informal gatherings such as a Thursday cafe, crafting projects, adult education. High level of volunteerism.
- Montessori: No
- Grade levels: Early childhood (babies, toddlers), Nursery, Kindergarten, Grades 1 - 8
- Special education: No
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Library, Sports facilities
- Extracurricular activities available: Age-appropriate after-school programs available.
- Sports teams: Soccer, basketball
- Uniforms: No