(828) 575-2557 info@ashevillewaldorf.org

OFFERING IN-PERSON EDUCATION

5 DAYS A WEEK

We are excited to be expanding our outdoor classroom experience this fall for all grades and classes, Pre – K through 8th grade. 

Human Connection

SOCIAL RENEWAL

EARTH STEWARDSHIP

This community is filled with warmth, heart, and a deep commitment to supporting our children. Our family has felt it an honor to be a part of the Asheville Waldorf School community!   

-Current AWS Parent

Receive the children in reverence,

educate them in love,

and send them forth in freedom.

– Rudolf Steiner

OUR CURRICULUM

Asheville Waldorf School offers children a dynamic education that grounds students academically and socially, preparing them to consciously navigate the complexities of our time. Students are immersed in an environment that supports the whole child, educates by example, and teaches arts and sciences using physical movement and academic rigor.

EARLY CHILDHOOD

ELEMENTARY GRADES

MIDDLE SCHOOL

Celebrating 10 years! 

Countdown to Giving Tuesday

AWS Annual Wreath Sale Continues!

It's that time of year again! Once again we are partnering with Jasperwoods Farms to sell big, beautiful wreaths this holiday season. This is always a popular fundraiser for a school and is a fun way to get into the holiday spirit! The goal is for each enrolled family...

Winter Gear Drive – BeLoved Asheville

In honor of the light and warmth of Martinmas, we are hosting a Winter Gear Drive in partnership with BeLoved Asheville. Please bring your donations to one of our three locations: Magnolia campus, Olivette, or Shope Creek. Beginning next week, you will find a...

Seeking Warmth and Light

As the northern hemisphere tilts away from the sun and we approach winter in this part of the world, it is the natural way for all of life to seek warmth. We see life retreat to the warm center of the earth as the trees siphon the life from their leaves into...

Biking the Virginia Creeper Trail

Once again, the 4th grade class took to their bikes for a day on the Virginia Creeper Trail. The class has been learning about maps and topography, and this adventure was a fun way to see what they have been learning in action. The students biked a full 17 miles...

Virtual DEI Book Fair Kick-off!

We are thrilled to introduce our first-ever Virtual Book Fair!  Through the month of November, we will be working to build our school and home libraries to better represent our community and world. When purchasing through the links provided, Asheville Waldorf School...

AWS Faculty DEI Study

AWS Faculty Participate in Multi-Week DEI Study Beginning in the month of October, the Core Faculty have been participating in a multi-week Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Study led by Annie Balagur and Charity Cimmaron. We choose to start our engagement in...

Nature’s classroom

Chris Worthy for Asheville Citizen Times Published October 27, 2020 Asheville Waldorf School takes school outdoors With the world adjusting to a new normal, a local school is using its model to reach outside – literally – for a new way to learn.  Asheville Waldorf...

Our Waldorf Community: Who are we?

During our in-service week, we spent time re-imagining our mission as a school in the light of the changes our community, nation, and world have been experiencing. As I stated previously,  to describe the essence of Waldorf Education is not a simple task. Yet that...

Michaelmas Time

The weather is cooling off noticeably, and signs of autumn are evident in nature around us. Goldenrod lines the sides of roads, mushrooms are popping up everywhere, and leaves are beginning to change color and fall to earth. In Waldorf schools around the world, this...

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Educating the whole child, in mind, body, and spirit,  

for a life of continuous learning

and meaningful engagement with the world.

ASHEVILLE WALDORF SCHOOL

531 Haywood Road

Asheville, NC 28806

Main office: 828.575.2557

Fax: 828.575.0300

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY

Asheville Waldorf School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, ethnicity,
or national origin in its employment policies, educational policies, admissions policies,
scholarship and loan programs, and other school-administered programs.

FOUNDED IN 2010 | ASSOCIATE MEMBERS OF AWSNA, AND WECAN | PRE-K THROUGH GRADE 8