Middle School Admissions

Currently accepting applications for the 2017-18 academic year (and we have limited openings for the current 2016-17 school year). Please contact the Enrollment Office to inquire about availability. Use this page to initiate the application process. Please direct all Middle School inquiries to Laura Grenholm at 773.465.2371 or lgrenholm@chicagowaldorf.org

Application Process for Grades 6-8 - New Families

  1. Parent(s) attend a School Tour & Orientation.
    RSVP to Laura Grenholm 773.465.2371 or lgrenholm@chicagowaldorf.org.
  2. Complete the Application Form.
    • Submit the application fee of $75
    • Include a photo of your child
  3. Complete and sign Transcript Request Form  and email to lgrenholm@chicagowaldorf.org.
  4. Request that teachers email recommendations directly to lgrenholm@chicagowaldorf.org.
    Math Teacher Recommendation 
    English Teacher Recommendation 
    Principal or Guidance Counselor Recommendation 
  5. Submit the following if relevant:
    • Educational or Neuropsychological Evaluation and 504/IEP
    • Custody agreement & contact information for all parents/guardians
  6. Teachers review the file and determine if applicant moves forward to interview.
  7. Interview with applicant, parents/guardians and faculty.
  8. A two-day class visit will follow the meeting for applicants moving forward. 

Admission Decisions are made by the faculty. Notification will be sent within two weeks of the class visit, or as soon as possible for summer or mid-year applicants.

Tuition Adjustment / Financial Aid
Please visit the Tuition Adjustment page for more information.

Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy
The Chicago 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, scholarship, tuition adjustment, athletic, and other school-administrated programs.