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Admissions Procedures For the Nursery Class:

Thank you for your interest in our Nursery class for two to three 1/2 year olds.  The admissions procedure for the Nursery class involves 5 steps:

 

1. School Tours, Observations in Classrooms: Parents begin the process by touring our school with our Enrollment Director. This may be done either during an Observation Morning, Open House, or on a separate visit.


2. Open Houses: Families of prospective Early Childhood applicants are invited to attend an Open House during which the children can explore our classrooms and parents can visit with a faculty member.


3. Application: Parents submit to CWS: a completed Application for Admission; a nonrefundable $50 application fee; a recent photo of the applicant; and a teacher recommendation.  Note: if CWS will be the child's first experience outside of the home, a recommendation is not needed.

To apply, click the link below:
Click here to apply at http://www.tads.com

4. Notification: Upon completion of the admissions process, the family will be notified of our admissions decision and the appropriate enrollment forms will be provided for all accepted Nursery class applicants.

 

Admissions Procedures For the Mixed-age Kindergarten Class:

Thank you for your interest in our Mixed-age Kindergarten class for three to six year olds.  The admissions procedure involves 5 steps:

 

1. School Tours, Observations in Classrooms: Parents begin the process by touring our school with our Enrollment Director. This may be done either during an Observation Morning, Open House, or on a separate visit.


2. Open Houses: Families of prospective Early Childhood applicants are invited to attend an Open House during which the children can explore our classrooms and parents can visit with a faculty member.


3. Application: Parents submit to CWS: a completed Application for Admission; a nonrefundable $50 application fee; a recent photo of the applicant; and a teacher recommendation.  Note: if CWS will be the child's first experience outside of the home, a recommendation is not needed.

To apply, click the link below:
Click here to apply at http://www.tads.com

4. Family Interview and Scheduling of Student Visit: Upon receipt of all completed forms and fees, the Enrollment director will contact the family to schedule further admissions appointments. An Early Childhood student visit may range in length from a forty-five minute visit among a group of applicants to a visit of several consecutive days in the classroom during school hours. This is determined by the faculty and arranged with the parents. A teacher may request a separate meeting with the parents either prior to or simultaneous with the student visit.


5. Notification: Upon completion of the admissions process, the family will be notified of our admissions decision and the appropriate enrollment forms will be provided for all accepted applicants.


 

Admissions Procedures For Grades 1-8

Thank you for your interest in Charlottesville Waldorf School.  The admissions procedure involves six steps:

 

1. School Tour & Observation Morning


2. Application: Parents submit an Application for Admission along with a $50 non-refundable application fee, all transcripts, and a current photograph.

To apply, click the link below:
Click here to apply at http://www.tads.com

3. Student Visit: Upon receipt of all completed forms and fees, the Enrollment Director will contact the family to schedule further admissions appointments.  A 2-3 day student visit will be scheduled for applicants to the grade school.
 

4. Parent-Teacher Meeting: At the conclusion of the student visit, the teacher will meet with the parents to summarize the visit.

 

5. Notification: Upon completion of the admissions process, the Enrollment Director will send a letter to the family informing them of the school’s decision.

 

Enrollment Procedures For All Students (Nursery class, Mixed-age Kindergarten and Grades 1-8)

Once a child has been accepted, the enrollment procedure continues as follows:

 

1. Enrollment and Registration Forms: The family is required to fill out enrollment and registration forms through TADS.  We require a copy of the child's birth certificate or passport, completed VA School Entrance Health Form (dated within 12 months of enrollment).

2. Tuition Agreement & Start Date: Once all enrollment and Registration forms have been received, the family will be sent a tuition agreement through TADS.    Once CWS receives the completed tuition agreement and related deposits, a starting date for the child’s first day at CWS will be set.

3. Parent Orientation

4. Ongoing Evaluations: Every child is evaluated each year for admission into the next year’s grade.  Admission for one year is not an absolute guarantee of admission for a subsequent year.

 

We look forward to hearing from you soon.  If you have any further questions about the Admissions and Enrollment process, please contact our Enrollment Director at:
434-973-4946 ext.102 
enrollment@cwaldorf.org