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Preparing for Life
Knitting Is More Important Than Homework
Waldorf parent Mara Menachem writes in the Huffington Post about her experience of putting her two sons into a Waldorf school.
Educating Children for the Journey: Jack Petrash
How to Escape Education's Death Valley: Ken Robinson
Schools Kill Creativity: Ken Robinson
Bring on the Education Revolution: Ken Robinson
Changing Education Paradigms
THE WALDORF WAY
MSNBC Nov 30th, 2011
LOS ALTOS — Allysun Sokolowski, a third-grade teacher, greets each one of her 29 students by name and shakes their hand as they enter the classroom. It's easy for her because she's known these kids at the Los Altos, Calif., school for a while.
Daily Pilot Sept 22nd, 2011
COSTA MESA — The Waldorf School of Orange County plans to dedicate environmentally friendly classrooms crafted from recycled shipping containers Friday evening.
Daily Pilot Sept 14th, 2011
COSTA MESA — Standing before the Costa Mesa Planning Commission, Ellen Kawata thanked the city and the Waldorf School of Orange County for helping her business.
Read the latest press release from the School.
Learn More About Us
The best way to learn more about Waldorf School of Orange County is to see it for yourself.
Click here for a video introduction to WSOC.
We offer regularly scheduled school tours which provide an ideal opportunity to visit our campus, meet the teachers and, best of all, see the education in action. For schedule details, please visit our events calendar.
Thank you for your interest in the Waldorf School of Orange County. We realize that choosing a school is one of the most important decisions a parent makes in shaping a child's life and we are here to assist you in any way we can.
For information about the specific process of Admission for your child's grade:
For more information about any of our admissions processes please contact our Admissions Director, Linda Timmons.
Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten
The application process for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten begins with a mandatory Early Childhood Orientation Evening - please go to our Events Calendar to see specific dates for these events.
Applications are available at those evenings. Applications may become available again later in the spring if there are any openings after the applications received from those attending these meetings have been considered.
Participation in our Playgroup program is beneficial, but is not a requirement for consideration to Pre-Kindergarten.
Grades 1 - 8
Applications for the grades may be submitted at any time during the year. Students are considered and accepted year round pending space availability.
Applications for the high school may be submitted at any time during the year. Students are considered and accepted year round pending space availability.
Once your application is "complete" with all of the above, we will schedule a Shadow Day and Parent & Student Interview.
Applications "complete" and processed when all of the above has been received.
Decision letters will be mailed after interview and shadow day has been completed. After a student has been accepted, an end-of-year transcript from the student's current school should be provided to:
Waldorf School of Orange County
2350 Canyon Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627