Parent Resources

Parent Support

Parent Portal to Big Sis:

After School Care Phone – (209) 588-6283

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Sierra Waldorf School
eScrip Group ID – 136556445

SCRIP is another way to raise funds for the school with various local and national businesses. To sign up, visit and create your account. Our school ID is BF28EBBD32549.

TADS Help!
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Waldorf Information:

For more information on Waldorf education and frequently asked questions, visit the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America at

Rudolf Steiner College is one of America’s leading Waldorf teacher education colleges. It is also a center for anthroposophical studies. Visit the site at

For electronic editions of Steiner’s books, lectures, articles, and other writings or transcriptions visit

International electronic-mail discussion group on Waldorf education at

Helpful Sites:

From our “sister school” Waldorf School of the Peninsula:

Videos on reading in Waldorf:

Discovering Waldorf Approach to reading Part 1

Math in the Waldorf Schools

Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood:

Alliance for Childhood:

Project 42: A Summer School for Tweens to Explore Potential Futures

Advocate for Playtime:

In The News:

A national spotlight shone on one of our sister schools, Waldorf School of the Peninsula (located in Silicon Valley) after a front-page article in the October 22, 2011 Sunday New York Times explored an apparent contradiction in Silicon Valley, the heart of new technology: why were so many high-tech executives sending their children to a school that eschews the use of computers from kindergarten through grade school? Interest in the story ran high and was quickly picked up across the country as CBS (local and national), NBC, and CNN all ran features on this school.

This perceived paradox struck a chord with the American public growing increasingly more dissatisfied with the current paradigm in education. It illustrates that people are hungry for an alternative to the status quo where content is increasingly brought through computers rather than teachers, academic learning is being pushed down to younger and younger children, and the focus in the classroom is “teaching to the test.”

Since October 2011, Waldorf School of the Peninsula (WSP) has been featured in more than 30 newspaper stories around the world. In addition to news coverage, representatives from WSP were invited and served as panelists for both the 2012 Google Big Tent conference at the Google Mountain View headquarters and the New York Times “Schools for Tomorrow” conference in NYC.

Waldorf Parent Blogs:




News & Updates
  • School Tours

    Our monthly tours of the campus will be on the second Wednesday of the month at 8:30am. Please contact Bill Roberson, our enrollment director at (209) 984-0454 or to R.S.V.P. for our walk-through-the-grades.

  • Now Enrolling for the 17/18 School Year!

    Sierra Waldorf School is still 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 for more information.

  • Elves’ Faire – December 2, 10-4pm

    We will be hosting many artisan vendors for holiday shopping. There will be crafts offered for purchase such as candle dipping, wreath making and more. The very fun cake walk will be back, as will the tiny tree raffle. Kids will be able to make gifts for friends and family in the children's gift area for a small fee. Free admission and parking. Food and drinks available for purchase. For more information, call (209) 984-0454.
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