AWS Blog

February 20, 2020

Last week, four AWS alums were recognized for superb academic achievement at Shades Valley High School. All four alumni have ranked in the top 20 students of their respective classes. It was a special honor for them to be presented with their awards by Mayor Randall Wo...


Listen to the podcast interview here on Ryan's blog, That's Not Spit.

From Ryan:

This weeks episode on the podcast is a bit different than normal. My kids attend the Alabama Waldorf School here in Birmingham, Alabama. I have been around long enough now to see how wonder...

October 25, 2018

Excerpt from a recent note our first-grade teacher sent to the parents of her class:

Dear Parents,

What a delightful week! The first graders continue to enjoy their math block. This week, we continued to learn about the qualities of numbers, concentrating on 7, 8, 9...

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Our highest endeavor must be to develop free human beings who are able of themselves to impart purpose and direction to their lives. The need for imagination, a sense of truth, and a feeling of responsibility — these three forces are the very nerve of education.
— Rudolf Steiner, Founder of Waldorf Education

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Alabama Waldorf School

The mission of Alabama Waldorf School is to cultivate healthy, confident, compassionate learners who excel academically, socially, and civically. 

Located on Crestwood Blvd, AWS is a non-profit, private school serving students 18 months - 8th Grade, and the only fully accredited Waldorf school in Alabama. Learn more about tuition rates and admissions

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Campus is closed, but the learning continues! Please stay tuned for updates and distance-learning resources.

Friday, March 27, 2020

School campus will remain closed through end of school year (May 22)

In order to protect our community, we will be closed through Friday, May 22. Please check our COVID-19 Information page for updates and resources. 

Alabama Waldorf School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other classification protected by applicable law, in the administration of its hiring, educational policies, admissions policies, financial aid program, and/or other school-administered programs.

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