A circle of belonging

confirms for our youngest children that the world is good.

When we sing in harmony,

we learn to stay true to our own voice while listening deeply to those around us.

Today’s cutting edge:

collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity.

Lifelong learning

begins with imaginative play

Harmony, dexterity, artistry, and focus

all contribute to a lifetime of music appreciation.

Virtual Open House

Join us for a Virtual Open House on Wednesday, March 24 from 6:00–7:00 p.m. For information or to receive a videoconference link for the January virtual open house email: info@ashwoodwaldorf.org or call 207-236-8021. All are welcome!

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.

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Statement of Solidarity

Ashwood Waldorf School stands with the movement to end structural and systemic racism, injustice, and bigotry. We are taking immediate steps to educate ourselves to be better allies in the struggle for justice and equality, and we invite all those who wish to join us in this critical endeavor.

Early Childhood

Our early-childhood teachers create a warm, caring atmosphere that nurtures each child’s initiative through creative play and fosters healthy social experiences.

Grade School

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.

Middle School

Through each of the main lesson subjects teachers lay the groundwork for the deepening and widening of the students’ understanding of the world and their unique place within it.

Campus News

Tamara Rosenthal to Lead Nursery Program

Tamara Rosenthal We are pleased to announce that we have hired Tamara Rosenthal as our new nursery school lead teacher. Tamara is a trained Waldorf early childhood teacher. She was the early childhood assistant at Ashwood last year and rejoined the EC faculty in...

Winter Fun

Winter Fun

What do you do for all-school games when it's too icy to ski or sled? Otter sliding, of course!

School Year 2021-2022 Teaching Assignments and Class Configurations

On February 10, the faculty held a meeting to announce teaching assignments and class configuration for the 2021-2022 school year. Class teacher assignments for next year are as follows: Class 1-2, Elizabeth Doshi; Class 3-5, Robert Kaczor; Class 6-8, Laura Purdom. To...

A Valentine for the Kindergarten

A Valentine for the Kindergarten

For all-school games today, the grade school students went for a morning ski. Nothing new about that, but this time there was twist. For a Valentine's treat, they hitched up the kindergarteners' sleds and gave them a ride in the wintery woods!

Ashwood Ukes!

Ashwood Ukes!

Class 4-8 has taken up the ukulele in music class this term. The little instrument lends itself to a certain amount of clowning around, as you can see from these photos. Linnea and TuckerFayeOliverAmiCeriClementineFrances