The home of Waldorf education in the Berkshires


Who we are

Now celebrating 50 years of Waldorf education in the Berkshires, Berkshire Waldorf School provides a vibrant liberal arts education for toddlers through teens. Alongside our sister school, Berkshire Waldorf High School, we partner with families from Berkshire, Columbia and northern Litchfield counties to grow their students' unlimited potential.

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Latest News & Events

BWHS’s New Home

Berkshire Waldorf High School announced on June 30 that, based on an ongoing multi-year fundraising campaign, they will begin renovations of Procter Hall, the Old Town Hall on Main Street in Stockbridge, as the future home of the school. BWHS Executive Director and Faculty Chair Dr. Stephen Sagarin notes that this project will enable the […]

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Waldorf Education

Berkshire Waldorf School is one of over 1,000 Waldorf schools, part of the fastest-growing independent school movement worldwide. Waldorf education was founded in 1919 by scientist and philosopher Rudolf Steiner. Based on Steiner’s insights into the nature of human beings and child development, our Waldorf curriculum fosters each student’s natural curiosity with stories and activities that appeal to the imagination as well as the intellect. Teachers take care to balance intellectual, emotional and social growth, while developing each child's resilience and capable will. BWS teachers root lessons in experience rather than abstract concepts; a botany lesson, for example, begins with a close look at a living plant.

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