If you’ve had the experience of binding a book, knitting a sock, playing a recorder, then you feel that you can build a rocket ship — or learn a software program you’ve never touched. It’s not bravado, just a quiet confidence. There is nothing you can’t do.
— Peter Nitze, Waldorf and Harvard graduate and director of an aerospace company



  • ENGLISH - Based on world literature, biography, myth and legend
  • HISTORY - Exploration of the worlds’ great civilizations
  • SCIENCE - Geography, geology, botany, animal studies, astronomy, meteorology, physics, chemistry and life science
  • MATHEMATICS - Developing competence in arithmetic, algebra and geometry

Special Subjects

  • HANDWORK - knitting, crochet, sewing, cross-stitch, embroidery, felting and woodworking
  • MUSIC - singing, pentatonic flute, recorder, string instruments, symphonic and choral ensembles
  • FOREIGN LANGUAGE - French and Latin
  • ART- painting, drawing, beeswax and clay modeling, perspective and form drawing
  • GAMES & MOVEMENT- Cooperative games, organized sports and daily recess
  • GARDENING - planting, harvesting, tending the garden and composting

Grades 1, 2 & 3

Writing, reading, spelling, poetry, drama

Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division

Form Drawing

Foreign language, watercolor painting, movement, physical education, handwork and crafts, music

Folk and fairy tales, fables, legends, Hebrew stories

House building, farming, and trades

Grades 4 & 5

Language arts, grammar, composition, poetry, drama

Fractions, percentages, geometric drawing

Form drawing

Local and world geography, natural history, botany

Foreign language, fine arts, music, physical education, handwork and woodworking

Norse and Greek mythology, Ancient India, Persia and Mesopotamia

Grades 6, 7 & 8

Creative writing, world literature, poetry, drama, biographies

Business math, geometry, ratio and proportion, pre-algebra, algebra

Cultural geography, physics, chemistry, physiology, geology, meteorology, mineralogy

Foreign language, fine arts, music, physical education, traditional dance, handwork and woodworking

Roman and medieval times, the Renaissance, the Age of Discovery, American and modern history

Community Service