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Tuition & Fees

2024-25 School Year

Sibling Discount: If a family has more than one child enrolled at WSNO, a discount of 7.5% will be applied to the tuition of each child enrolled.

*The Trip Fee is mandatory for all Grades students and is used to support class field trips as Grade 3 Farm Trip as well as the Grade 5 Pentathlon and to Grade 8 class trip, each of which are regular components of the Waldorf curriculum. 

* Tuition Insurance is mandatory for all students. More details are available here.

* After Care are not available on a drop-in basis. 

Learn more:

Important Dates 

  • February 21: deadline to notify Enrollment Director if your children will not be returning next school year; 

  • March 1: non-refundable deposit will be withdrawn from your payment method on file with TADS

  • March 7: your child(ren)'s reserved space will be opened to new applicants if deposit has not been paid

  • New Families  have 7 days after acceptance to remit their deposit

Tuition Adjustment Program (TAP)

View full details and learn how to apply. Contact us at or (504) 525-2420 with questions.


The objective of the Waldorf School of New Orleans is to foster diversity within the community it serves. The Tuition Adjustment Program (TAP) is designed to enable qualified students to attend Waldorf School of New Orleans who might not otherwise be able to  attend for financial reasons.  

Policy Highlights 

  • Students are eligible for Tuition Adjustment in their final year of Kindergarten through Grade 8

  • Timely submission of the Tuition Adjustment application (PFS) and documents is required; awards will not be granted  without all required documents (see below). 

  • Incomplete applications will not reviewed by the Tuition Adjustment Committee. 

  • The Tuition Adjustment Committee grants assistance on the basis of demonstrated financial need and availability of funds. 

  • All Tuition Adjustment awards are made for one year only and will be reviewed annually. 

  • A family’s personal lifestyle choices that result in increased expenses or decreased income cannot be underwritten by the  Tuition Adjustment fund. 

  • The Tuition Adjustment process is held in strict confidence and with deep respect for privacy. 

  • Tuition Adjustment applications are only considered in cases where all balances and fees are current.

  • Waldorf School of New Orleans Supply Fees, Facility Fees, and Instrument Fees are not eligible for Tuition Adjustment. 

  • The maximum amount awarded is forty percent (40%) of tuition.  

  • This comprehensive application will take some time to complete. Give yourself the time you need by not waiting until our deadline  approaches. You are required to submit your 2023 Tax Returns to complete the Tuition Adjustment Application, so prepare your  taxes as soon as possible. You can use an estimate based on your prior year’s tax returns for the Parents’ Financial Statement, but  your 2023 Tax Return is required for a complete application. 


Required Documents 

  • Tax Return

  • W2 Form 

  • 1040 (with all schedules and worksheets)* 

  • 1099 Form 

  • Tax Years: 2022 & 2023

  • Statement of Need Letter (a  personal letter outlining your  situation and any extenuating  circumstances) 


*Self-Employed Parents: Include all related business forms with your 1040 file (i.e., Schedule C, Schedule E, 1120, 1065, and K-1).   

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