Choosing a school for your child is a significant decision, and we are delighted that you are exploring The Waldorf School of San Diego as a possibility. We invite you to peruse our pages, learn more about us, and consider how our Waldorf philosophy and values resonate with your own.

The Waldorf School of San Diego is committed to economic diversity. The Board of Trustees, College of Teachers, Faculty, Administration, and parents work together to raise funds, volunteer and make challenging budgetary decisions to keep tuition within the financial means of the largest possible group. We seek to establish financial relationships that are healthy for the school and the families within our community.

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WSSD General Re-enrollment 2024-2025

Deadline: Friday, March 27, 2024, at 1 PM

All families re-enrolling for the 2024-2025 school year are required to set up their TADS Tuition Agreement no later than Friday, March 27, 2024, at 1 PM. You must also pay for your Tuition Deposit of $1000 per child by March 27, 2024. If you need a payment plan for your Tuition Deposit, please click here and return the form via email to the Business office by Friday, March 27 at 1 PM. To reserve your child’s spot in class and to save an additional $300 new student fee, make sure you meet this re-enrollment deadline.

Morning Glory Parent-Tot

14-Week or 17-Week Sessions / 1-Day per Week

Fall Session (14 weeks): September – January

  • Total Tuition: $595

Spring Session (17 weeks): February – June

  • Total Tuition: $725


3-Day Program (M, Tu, W)

Morning Only: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

  • Deposit: $1,000
  • Balance: $11,675
  • Total Tuition: $12,675

Full-Day: 8:30 am – 2:45 pm 

  • Deposit: $1,000
  • Balance: $13,115
  • Total Tuition: $14,115

5-Day Program

Morning Only: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

  • Deposit: $1,000
  • Balance: $14,920
  • Total Tuition: $15,920

Full-Day: 8:30 am – 2:45 pm

  • Deposit: $1,000
  • Balance: $16,350
  • Total Tuition: $17,350


5-Day Program

Morning Only: 8:15 am – 1:00 pm

  • Deposit: $1,000
  • Balance: $14,210
  • Total Tuition: $15,210

Full-Day: 8:15 am – 3:00 pm 

  • Deposit: $1,000
  • Balance: $15,570
  • Total Tuition: $16,570

Grades 1-12


  • Deposit: $1,000
  • Balance: $19,550
  • Total Tuition: $20,550


  • Deposit: $1,000
  • Balance: $19,925
  • Total Tuition: $20,925


  • Deposit: $1,000
  • Balance: $20,255
  • Total Tuition: $21,255


  • Deposit: $1,000
  • Balance: $24,555
  • Total Tuition: $25,555

Common Questions

Do you offer sibling discounts?

As of April 2024, the Board voted to increase tuition by 4% for the coming school year.  For the simplicity of operations, the Board also voted to make the sibling discount a flat 20% off tuition after deposit for each additional sibling.

What are the payment options?

TADS is a mandatory payment service for all families for online enrollment and tuition contracts. The Waldorf School of San Diego does not charge families interest for paying tuition on a monthly basis. TADS assesses a $50 administrative fee for tuition agreement options of more than 2 payments. TADS will assess late or returned payment fees in addition to fees assessed by The Waldorf School of San Diego. Tuition Agreement set-up is required and is done concurrent with registration. Completing this important step will secure your child’s place in class. Your registration is not guaranteed with incomplete enrollment and tuition agreement.

What is the monthly tuition policy?

Tuition is due on the 5th or the 20th of the month via TADS, an automatic payment system. A late fee of $30.00 is charged, in addition to any fees assessed by TADS, for all payments not collected by the selected due date (5th or 20th) of the month that payments are due. Students will be removed from class when account balances are 30 days overdue. Specific guidelines are outlined in the Enrollment Contract (available through your TADS account upon completion of your online registration).

Is the Tuition Deposit refundable?

The tuition deposit is $1,000 per student (Nursery – Grade 12). The New Student deposit is due upon registration. Re-enrolling student deposit due January 29, 2021.

Tuition Deposit(s) and New Student Registration Fee(s) are non refundable.  All tuition, fees, schedule, etc, are subject to change without notice. A schedule of all fees may be found on 2021-22 Tuition Schedule below.

What is the Application Fee?

The Application Fee is $150 due with application and $50 for siblings of re-enrollees. 

What is the New Student Registration Fee?

The New Student Registration Fee is $300, which is due within two weeks of acceptance.

Do you offer Tuition Adjustment?

 Please contact the Tuition Adjustment Liaison, at for more information or refer to the Tuition Adjustment page.