San Francisco Waldorf Private High School California USASan Francisco Waldorf Private High School California USASan Francisco Waldorf Private High School California USASan Francisco Waldorf Private High School California USA

State

California

Number of Students

152

Accepting Students in Grades

9-10

Offers Diploma Year Program

San Francisco Waldorf High School

Private Day School – San Francisco , California

San Francisco Waldorf High School is one of more than one thousand Waldorf schools worldwide. Founded in 1997 as an independent, college preparatory school using Waldorf methods, the school’s rigorous academic curriculum integrates ethical values and creative exploration. All students study physics and calculus with additional Honors and Advanced Placement Courses. San Francisco Waldorf also takes part in the “Outdoor Classroom” initiative in order to connect students with nature and all that San Francisco has to offer.

FACILITIES
The campus has classrooms, state-of-the-art science labs, dedicated art studios, and a library media center with access to Macs and PCs. Construction on a new gym is estimated to be complete the summer of 2017.

SPORTS AND ARTS
International students are encouraged to gain leadership experience through participating in the many sports like sailing which is offered year round.
All students take four years of music and art, culminating each year with musical and theater performances and an annual arts showcase event.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
San Francisco Waldorf was the first school in San Francisco to be awarded the LEED Gold Certification for environmental design.

COMMUNITY INFORMATION
Located in the West Portal neighborhood in San Francisco, the school is walking distance to local businesses and right across from Muni stops (M and K). International students can take advantage of the De Young Museum, poetry writing on the beach, as well as lectures by local authors and activists.

Location
Located in San Francisco.

Area population 800,000
Town website: City of San Francisco

Dates
Estimated Start Date: Late August
Estimated End Date: Mid-June


School Facts

Year Founded

1997

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

152

Accepting Students in Grades

9-10

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:8

Teachers with Advanced Degrees

60%

ESL Programs

Yes

IB Programs

No

Offers Diploma Year Program

Yes

School Uniform

No

Religious Affiliation

None

SAT Average (Out of 1600)

1265

Foreign Languages

  • Spanish
  • Chinese

University Acceptance Rate

99%

Arts

  • Film and TV / Video
  • Basketry and Spinning
  • Photography: Black and White
  • Book Arts
  • Choir - Concert
  • Photography - Digital
  • Drumline
  • Glasswork
  • Guitar
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Metal Design and Sculpture
  • Orchestra
  • Ceramics and Pottery
  • Painting
  • Print Making
  • Weaving
  • Sculpture
  • Drawing - Technical

AP Courses

  • Calculus AB

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country Running
  • Sailing
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Amnesty International
  • Drama
  • Gay Straight Alliance
  • Literary Magazine
  • Martial Arts
  • Math
  • Model United Nations
  • Photography
  • Rock Climbing
  • Social Justice
  • Spirit Squad
  • Student Leadership Council
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Brown University, California Polytechnic State University, California State University Maritime Academy, Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, Duke University, Haverford College, Middlebury College, Oberlin College, Pomona College, Reed College, San Francisco State University, Smith College, Stanford University, Swarthmore College, University of California - Berkeley, University of Colorado, University of Edinburgh, University of Washington, Wellesley College, Wesleyan University, Yale University

Closest International and Local Airports: San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
For Details Visit Website: San Francisco Waldorf High School


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