Ashwood Waldorf School is an independent, pre-K through eighth grade learning community. Ashwood offers a rigorous, classical education structured around the stages of human development. Our professional faculty is devoted to challenging and engaging each student through a curriculum that integrates science and mathematics with literature, history, and the arts. Ashwood graduates are vibrant, balanced and confident individuals with the initiative to learn, adapt, and thrive in a changing world.
Ashwood has just released its new Five-Year Strategic Plan
Ashwood Waldorf School’s Five-Year Strategic Plan marks the school’s position at the beginning of the second hundred years of Waldorf education. This plan holds fast to the school’s mission while providing a guiding vision for its future and a working plan for how to get there. Click here for details.
Our early-childhood teachers create a warm, caring atmosphere that nurtures each child’s initiative through creative play and fosters healthy social experiences.
Central to Ashwood’s philosophy is a desire to honor childhood and make learning joyful. Individual achievement gives way to the quality of our students’ relationships with their teachers and classmates.
New video celebrates 100th anniversary of Waldorf education. "Seeding the Future" provides a glimpse into the principles of Waldorf education, an education that fosters concern for others, connection to the world, and the capacity to be in service to society. This...
Where do all those glowing jack-o-lanterns come from that we see on the pumpkin path each All Hallows' Eve? They come from many joyful students, designing, carving, helping each other.
The day before our big All Hallows' Eve Walk, parents and children gathered to decorate the fields and woods. The gateway to the pumpkin path!
It is with great pleasure that we announce the hiring of Jeremy Clough as Ashwood's school director, effective July 1, 2020. On the same day, Jody Spanglet, Ashwood's long-serving school director, will become the school's director of finance*, while our business...
Last week Class 7-8 had the opportunity to participate in a lively djembe workship with with Namory Keita, master drummer from the village of Sangbaralla, Guinea, West Africa. Namory Keita, Master Drummer, is a sought after teacher and performer with a unique...
Record crowds, a balmy night, and a multitude of enthusiastic volunteers made for a wonderful All Hallows' Eve Walk this year. Every year, the faculty burns the pumpkin candle at both ends to to make this event a success, but we simply could not do it without all of...