Admission Process and Forms

We appreciate your interest in Waldorf School of New Orleans. All application forms are available for download further below. If you prefer, you're welcome to pick up a complete application packet at our school, or contact us and we'll mail one to you.

Please note there is a separate application for the Parent / Child Playgroup.

We are currently accepting applications for the 2013-14 for classes in which there is space. We typically begin accepting applications for the next school year in mid-January.

Admission Procedure

Please see below for our student application procedure.

1. School Visit

Please attend an Open House or School Tour.  It's a great way to see the school and meet our teachers.  We will also arrange a private tour if you are unable to attend scheduled events.

2. Application and Fee

Submit a completed Application for Enrollment along with a $50 Application Fee (nonrefundable).  

Please submit your completed application to: Waldorf School of New Orleans, 517 Soraparu St., Suite 101, New Orleans, LA 70130.  Applications may be faxed to 504.525.3223, or e-mailed to info@waldorfnola.org.

3. Receipt of Records

Complete and turn in the Parent Authorization for the Release of Program / School Records and Teacher Recommendation form from your child’s previous program or school. The Waldorf School of New Orleans will submit this request and must receive your child’s records prior to processing your application.

4. Interview

Once the aforementioned documents and fee have been received by the Waldorf School of New Orleans, an interview will be scheduled for you and your child with the appropriate school faculty.

5. Class Visit or Play Date

After the interview, your child will be invited for a play date of school visit.  Early childhood students visit the classroom for a few hours without a parent, and students in grades 1-8 visit the class for which they are applying for three days. 

6. Admission Decision

Once this process has been completed and a decision about the applicant’s admission is made, the parents or guardians will be notified by phone and in writing. The Waldorf School of New Orleans reserves the right to make a final admissions decision at any point in this process if it is determined that we may not be able to meet a child's or family's needs.

The Waldorf School of New Orleans admits students of any race, color, creed, and national or ethnic origin.

7. Agreement to Enroll

If your child is invited to join the Waldorf School of New Orleans, your prompt acceptance will be important. Upon agreeing to enroll your child, pertinent forms, including an Enrollment Contract, will need to be completed and applicable fees will be due.