Children learn through movement

Tacoma Waldorf School welcomes inquiries from parents and families wishing to learn more about our school. Enrollment at Tacoma Waldorf School is ongoing. Our enrollment process consists of 6 steps. Please contact our Enrollment Coordinator if you need any clarification or have any questions.

Step 1 – Visit

Join us for a Waldorf Experience, Tour of the Grades, or a tour with a member of our Outreach team. Please see our school calendar for dates or contact our enrollment coordinator at

Step 2 – Application


A kindergartener enjoys warm tea and soup

Turn in an Application and the non-refundable $50 Application Fee. This will hold a place for your child for 10 business days allowing time to complete steps 3 and 4. Applications are accepted on a first come first served basis beginning with open enrollment Feb. 27, 2017.

If financial assistance is requested [Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)], an on-line application must be completed. See
School Code: 10675

The Commitment Fee can be held until a financial offer of support is determined and agreed upon. For more information regarding TAP, please see Tuition Adjustments.

Your Application and $50 Application Fee can be mailed to:
Tacoma Waldorf School
2710 North Madison Street
Tacoma, WA 98407

Step 3 – Interview

Parent(s) meet(s) with their child’s prospective teacher. This is an opportunity for you and the teacher to discuss your child’s education and development, address any questions or concerns, and answer any questions you may have regarding Waldorf Education.

Step 4 – Child Visit


Feeding a chicken on a trip to a farm

A 1-3 day visit allows the student to experience the classroom and provides an opportunity for the teacher to meet the child for a first hand evaluation to ensure the class placement is age appropriate.

Step 5 – Acceptance

Once the faculty and family reach a mutual agreement that Tacoma Waldorf School is the appropriate fit for the student, an acceptance letter will be issued to the family. The family has 5 business days to secure their child’s placement by completing step 6.

Step 6 – Enrollment Contract

Turn in your Enrollment Contract, Smart Tuition Authorization form, and other office forms with the non-refundable Commitment Fee. The Tuition Deposit is due by June 1.