Admission &Tuition

We are still accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year, however our traditional admissions period has ended. We will begin hosting Open Houses in the Fall for the 2020-2021 school year. The following is a list of Open House dates:

October 23, 2019

January 16, 2020

We are always accepting applications. If we do not have space available in any of our classrooms, your application will be placed into our waiting pool until a space becomes available.


application process

Children in the early childhood program must be potty-trained and at least 3 years old when school begins.

  • Attend a mandatory Open House (see above for dates).

  • Submit an application by May 1st. Include application fee and parent photos.

  • Once the application is received, families will be contacted by City Garden to schedule a small-group conversation. Parents/Guardians will attend this interview, which will not include your child, lasting approximately one hour.

  • Admission decisions are made by City Garden Faculty. Notification will be sent in writing beginning in Mid-March. Applications not accepted will be put in the waiting pool and additional acceptances will be ongoing as spots become available.

Admission priority is given to siblings of current  City Garden children, alumni or returning families, children transferring from other Waldorf programs, and children who turn three-years-old by August 31.

Notice of Non-discrimination Policy: City Garden Waldorf School does not discriminate against qualified applicants for employment or admissions to the school on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, or physical disability in the administration of its educational policies and other school-administered programs.

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2 day/week $3,900 + $550 supply fee

3 day/week $5,850 + $650 supply fee

5 day/week $9,360 + $750 supply fee   

  • There is a 10% sibling discount for siblings at City Garden

  • Tuition is billed annually from July - April

  • City Garden Follows a traditional school year from September-June.



A $1000 deposit is due with a signed contract each year.

Tuition is managed by our online tuition management system, TADS. You can choose 2,3,6, or 10 installments.

All deposits and supply fees are non-refundable.