Admissions Process

BEGIN THE JOURNEY

We would love to hear from you! Submit this inquiry form and we will be in touch soon. The questions on the form helps us to provide you with the most relevant information for your family. You can also sign up to meet with our Director of Admissions, Maria Allen, in a Admissions Information Zoom for Early Childhood or Grades 1-8. If you have multiple children, register for an Admissions Information Session the age of your eldest child.

PARENT-CHILD CLASSES

Registration is open for Winter ‘24 Parent/Child Classes.  

Register Here

Spring ‘24 Registration opens March 1, 2024”

Read more about our Parent-Child Classes

NURSERY AND KINDERGARTEN

See our Age Eligibilities for more details.

  • Bridge Class – Children must be 2 years old by September 1st, 2024
  • 3 and 5 Day Nurseries  – Children must be born between 4/19/20 – 3/1/22.
  • Half-Day Kindergarten – Children must be born between 4/21/18 – 4/18/20.
  • Full-Day Kindergarten – Children must be 5 years old. 

Steps of Early Childhood Admissions and Enrollment

  1. Inquire about the school:  Zoom with AWS Director of Admissions, Maria Allen.
  1. Apply for admission
    • Complete this application,   (January 16-30 is our Priority Enrollment Period)
    • Send previous school records, if applicable,
    • Current or most recent teacher completes a reference, and
    • Optional:  Begin your Financial Aid application (for 5-Day Nursery and Kindergarten only through Clarity)
  1. Parent Meeting & School Visit:  The teacher meets with the child and parent(s).  After this, the Director of Admissions communicates the status of your acceptance.  If accepted, then the family continues to Enrollment
  2. The family completes Enrollment Paperwork:
    • Complete the Parent and Student(s) profiles through the Parent Portal..
    • Optional:  Complete Financial Aid application (through Clarity)
    • Pay the Enrollment Fee (billed through TADS).
    • Sign the Tuition Agreement (through TADS).
GRADES 1-8

See our Age Eligibilities.

  1. Inquire about the school:  Zoom with AWS Director of Admissions, Maria Allen.
  1. Apply for admission
    • Complete this application,   (January 16-30 is our Priority Enrollment Period)
    • Send previous school records, if applicable,
    • Current or most recent teacher completes a reference, and
    • Optional:  Begin your Financial Aid application
  1. Parent Meeting & School Visit:  The teacher meets with the child and parent(s).  After this, the Director of Admissions communicates the status of your acceptance.  If accepted, then the family continues to Enrollment
  2. The family completes Enrollment Paperwork:
    • Complete the Parent and Student(s) profiles through the Parent Portal..
    • Optional:  Complete Financial Aid application (through Clarity)
    • Pay the Enrollment Fee (billed through TADS).
    • Sign the Tuition Agreement (through TADS). 

    ENROLLMENT:

    Enrollment

    Enrollment Agreement– completed through TADS

        • An email from TADS will share enrollment instructions with the family if the child is accepted. 
        • Complete the Enrollment Registration (in TADS under Enrollment).
        • Pay the Enrollment Fee (in TADS under Enrollment)
          • Bridge – $200,
          • Nursery – $400,
          • Kindergarten & Grades – $500

    Tuition Assistance (When Applicable)

    Tuition Agreement

    • Sign the Tuition Agreement prior to start: emailed to you, sign in TADS under Agreements. Date depends on time of year enrolling.

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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.

    EARLY CHILDHOOD CAMPUS

    89 Old Candler Town Road
    Candler, NC 28715

    ASHEVILLE WALDORF SCHOOL

    Main office: 828.575.2557

    Email: info@ashevillewaldorf.org

    GRADES CAMPUS

    376 Hendersonville Road
    Asheville, NC 28803

    NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY

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