5200 N. Ashland Avenue Chicago, IL 60640

School Type: Day

Student Body: coed

Head of School: Laura Grenholm & Andrea Shaffer

Admissions Director: Kristen Hoffman & Shannon Kennedy

36 Months - Grade 12


Chicago Waldorf School provides a diverse PreK-12th grade education that supports the development of self-directed young adults dedicated to the pursuit of ongoing learning and eager to contribute positively to the global society of the 21st century.


Waldorf education is rooted in the ideals, insights and pedagogical methods of Rudolf Steiner, who stated: “Our highest endeavor must be to develop free human beings, who are able of themselves to impart purpose and direction to their lives.”  (Rudolf Steiner, 1861 – 1925)