It is our great hope that every family who wants a Waldorf Education can have that education here at Spring Garden. As a private school, we collect tuition to help cover the salaries of our teachers and staff, the maintenance of our facilities and needed school materials for our students. Net tuition accounts for 60% of our annual costs at Spring Garden and the rest is raised through fundraising and grants.


Below are the Tuition costs, by grade, for 2017-2018:

Parent Child: $360.00/12 week sessions This class is for parents with young children between the ages of 18 months and 4 years.  Classes are held once a week for 12 weeks from 9 a.m.- 11 a.m.


Preschool / Kindergarten:

  • 5 Full Days:                    $8,668
  • 5 Half Days:                   $5,779
  • 3 Full Days (W-F):       $5,200
  • 3 Half Days (W-F):      $3,473
  • 3 Full/2 Half Days:      $7,516
  • 2 Full 3 Half Days:       $6,941

Full Day Hours at 8:30 a.m. -3:20 p.m.  Half Day Hours are 8:30 a.m.-noon.

Please Note:  Before-care is available for students in Kindergarten – Grade 8.  After-care is available for students age 4 – Grade 8.

Three Year Old Options: Children must be three years old and toilet trained.  Children have the option to attend  three or five days a week.  Full and half day (a.m.) options are available.

Four Year Old Options: Children have options to attend three or five days a week.  Full and half day (a.m.) options are available.

Kindergarten Options: Children must by 5 years old by June 1st to enter the kindergarten program.  Kindergarten age children must attend 5 days a week-full and half day (a.m.) options are available.


Grades 1 – 8: $8,780

Supply and Activity Fees: These fees help the school offset the cost of supplies and activities such as field trips, outdoor education experiences, gardening supplies, auction projects and more. Preschool and Kindergarten Students incur a Supply Fee of $150 for three day children and $250 for five day children. Students in grades 1-8 incur an annual Supply and Activity Fee of $275/student. If you feel these costs are too difficult a sacrifice for your family, but are still intent on a Waldorf education, please come speak with us about our payment plan options and Tuition Assistance.  To learn more about our admission process and tuition, please call our Admissions Director at 330-666-0574 or email