Age Requirements

Due to the age-appropriate developmental approach of our curriculum, students begin First Grade later than in non-Waldorf schools. We believe this provides the child with greater readiness for learning, both academically and socially throughout their education.

The minimum age cutoffs for each grade are listed below:

Transitional Kindergarten – 2 3/4 years by September 1
Kindergarten – 4 1/2 years by September 30
First – 7 years old by May 31
Second – 8 years old by May 31
Third – 9 years old by May 31
Fourth through Eighth – 9-13 year olds, respectively, though other variables may be taken into account to best serve each child.
News & Updates
  • School Tours

    Our monthly tours of the campus have ended for the school year, but private tours can still be arranged throughout the summer. Please contact Bill Roberson, our enrollment director at (209) 984-0454 or bill@sierrawaldorf.com to arrange a time to see the school.

  • Now Enrolling for the 17/18 School Year!

    Sierra Waldorf School is now enrolling students for the 17/18 school year for parent & tot, transitional kindergarten, kindergarten and grades. Enrollment packets are available and to set up an individual school tour, call Bill Roberson, Enrollment Director at (209) 984-0454 or email at bill@sierrawaldorf.com for more information.

  • JAM to the DAM – September 24th

    Our 2nd annual JAM to the DAM will be on September 24th at South Lake Tulloch. Swim, paddle board or kayak...do one or all three! Registration opens at 8am, swim at 9am and kayak/SUP at 10am. Save the Date!!!
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