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WWS at a Glance

  • Type of School: Co-ed, Waldorf /Steiner-based Education
  • Developmental and holistic curriculum
  • Grades: Pre-K through 12
  • Established: 1969
  • Campus: 6 acres bordering on parkland, walking distance to Potomac River
  • Location: Bethesda, Maryland – 3 miles from the Washington, DC line
  • Enrollment: 270
  • Average number of students per grade: Lower School: 20; High School: 14
  • 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 accredited by the Association of Independent Maryland and DC Schools and the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America.
  • WWS does not tolerate harassment of individuals based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, familial status or responsibilities, socioeconomic status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.