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Live Oak Waldorf School

410 Crother Road
Meadow Vista, CA 95722

(530) 878-8720


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Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Waldorf

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Live Oak Waldorf is a shining light for families seeking an independent education from early childhood through 8th grade. Live Oak seeks to redefine educational excellence by offering a holistic Waldorf curriculum supported by a healthy community culture on a thriving and sustainable campus.

Waldorf Curriculum:

Ø A contemporary interpretation of the Waldorf educational philosophy that emphasizes goodness, beauty and truth

Ø A curriculum that respects and nurtures the spiritual nature of each child

Ø A dynamic approach that weaves a seamless fabric of academics, art, music, and movement

Ø A developmentally appropriate program with a strong emphasis on experiential learning

Healthy Community Culture:

Ø A culture founded on ideals of inclusiveness and shared responsibility

Ø A nurturing and sheltered social environment dedicated to preserving the wonder of childhood

Ø A community of teachers and parents who work together to create a healthy social life

Thriving and Sustainable Campus:

Ø A beautiful, safe, and well-maintained campus that exists in harmony with nature and provides our children with many opportunities for exploration

Ø Facilities, buildings, and playgrounds which support and foster our educational and community needs

Ø A balanced commitment to financial health and an economically diverse community

The goal of Live Oak is the development of confident, healthy, creative, intellectually curious, and socially responsible individuals who make a positive contribution to our world.

Excerpted from the preschool's website

Home-School Connection

Parents Say They are Encouraged to:

  • Hold social events at the school to build community
  • Fundraise
  • Are required to make donations ourselves
  • Are able to visit the school anytime we want
  • Go on field trips

Modes of Communication

  • Two or More Regular Conferences