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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Welcome to

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

What's New

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Back to School August 19, 2020

Classes will start Wednesday, August 19! Nursery (ages 18 months - 3 years old) & Kindergarten (ages 3 - 6 years old) will start on campus, and Grades classes (1st - 7th) will start remotely via Google Classroom.

Back-to-School Information Session for Grades Parents/Guardians will be held via Zoom, Monday, August 17 at 6 pm. 

Back-to-School Information Session for Preschool Parents/Guardians will be held via Zoom, Tuesday, August 18 at 9 am. 

Please stay tuned for more information!

Monday, August 3, 2020

Now enrolling for 2020-21 school year!

18 months - 8th Grade

We are currently accepting applications for the 2020-21 school year. The admissions process starts with a virtual school tour. Read more about the admissions process. Call 205-329-3283 or email Admissions to schedule a tour.

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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