WWS at a Glance

  • Type of School: Co-ed, Waldorf / Steiner-based Education
  • Developmental and integrated curriculum
  • Grades: Pre-K through 12
  • Established: 1969
  • Campus: 6 acres bordering on parkland, walking distance to Potomac River
  • Location: Bethesda, MD – 3 miles from the Washington, DC line
  • Enrollment: 270
  • Average number of students per grade: Lower School: 19; Upper School: 14
  • Average class size: 15
  • Percentage of Boys to Girls: 44 to 56%
  • Faculty: 45
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
  • Athletics: 4 interscholastic sports in the High School; 3 in the Middle School
  • Conferences: Potomac Valley Athletic Conference
  • Arts: sculpture, blacksmithing, woodworking, fiber arts, metalworking, book binding, painting, and drawing
  • Governance: Trustees Council
  • Accreditation: We are fully accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America.
  • The Washington Waldorf School is non-sectarian and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or national and ethnic origin in its educational, administrative, admission, athletic, and school programs and policies.