Madrona School Programs
Parent-Infant and Parent-Child Classes Led by loving teachers trained in child-development, parents enjoy the easy social time with oneanother, while the children experience their first structured group activities. Bread baking, puppet stories, crafts and imaginative play abound.
Preschool and Kindergarten Classes Children ages 3 through 6 build a solid foundation for later success in school through imaginative play, extended oral storytimes, nature exploration and contributing to classroom work. Spanish and singing, painting, bread baking. Hot organic, whole grain snacks served family style each day encourage healthy eating habits and social graces. Small class sizes with teacher and assistant ensure lots of careful attention to individual needs.
Elementary and Middle School, Grades 1 - 8
These students are engaged in a rich academic curriculum that fully integrates the arts with humanities, science and mathematics. All students take Spanish, strings ensemble (4th grade onward), woodworking, drawing, hand crafts, cooperative outdoor games and gardening. Classes are capped at 18 to ensure lots of individualized attention.
Recent Successes and Current Challenges
In the past 10 years Madrona School has grown steadily from a handful of families to now serving over 130 students from ages 2 - 14 with a budget of over $700,000. Madrona School's first class of graduates are now enrolled in top colleges and universities around the country. They are pursuing studies in drama, sciences, and liberal arts. Younger graduates still in highschool consistantly make the honor roll and are active in a variety of music, theatre and sports programs.
Madrona School seeks funding to support our scholarship program. $5000 helps a child who's family is experiencing financial hardship continue to reap the benefits of a warm, nurturing Waldorf education that will help them become the moral, engaged leaders of tomorrow's world.