The Detroit Waldorf School supports its Pre-K through 8th grade students with skillful, enthusiastic teaching and a nurturing school community.

Visit our campus and you'll find children who are fully engaged in activities that challenge the mind, fire the imagination--and reflect the diversity of Metro Detroit.

Our extraordinary approach meets children's natural curiosity and accommodates a variety of learning styles by blending the arts, sciences, humanities and introducing concepts at developmentally appropriate stages.

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From our Blog

The Profound Power of Class Trips

Of the many wonderful aspects of Waldorf education, the class trip is one of my favorite events for many reasons. It builds a tighter bond among students and classroom parents, brings real-world experiences into the curriculum and provides the opportunity to deepen our relationship with nature while removing ourselves from the fast-paced technological world of today.

Deep Literacy:  The Waldorf Approach to Reading and Writing

One of the most persistent myths about Waldorf Education is that children are not taught to read until “later,” usually meaning  about the third grade. 

School Readiness: Are we ready for your child?

This month, as parents start to plan for the next school year, questions of school readiness arise. Mostly, parents wonder if their children are ready to advance to the next grade.

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