The Kelowna Waldorf School is classified as a Group 1 Independent School. The Ministry of Education has evaluated and approved the school’s curriculum, and the students participate in the BC Foundation Skills Assessment Program. The Ministry of Education also oversees teacher qualifications and certifications. The school is regularly inspected by an external evaluation team.

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Kindergarten Mon-Tues-Wed-Friday 8:30 – 3:05 $4500 $ 400
  Thursday 8:30 – 12:30
Grade School Mon-Tues-Wed-Friday 8:30 – 3:05 $5850 $ 400
(1-8) Thursday 8:30 – 12:30
Preschool Mon-Tues-Wed (3 day) 8:30 – 11:30 $3100 $ 170
Thurs & Friday (2 day) 8:30 – 11:30 $2100 $ 115
5 days 8:30 – 11:30 $5100 $ 280
Kindercare 2 days a week 11:30 – 4:30 $ 200 Per month
3 days a week 11:30 – 4:30 $ 300 Per month
5 days a week 11:30 – 4:30 $ 500 Per month
Drop in Rate for Preschool students 11:30 – 4:30 $   30 Per day
Drop in for Kindergarten students 3:00 – 4:30 $   15 Per day
After class for Kindergarten students 3:00 – 4:30 $ 215 Per month

Registration Fees

Returning Families Registration Fee (non-refundable) All grades/programs                           $200/per Family 1 time
(waived if registration is completed by February 15, 2017)

New Student Application Fee (non-refundable,  one-time fee) All grades/programs               $500/per Family
($200 waived if registration is completed by March 15, 2017)

Please note: Grades Programs are partially funded by BC Ministry of Education.  ECE Programs are separate from Ministry Programs. Sibling Discounts do not apply.

Sibling Discount                                                                                                                      K                              1-8

2nd child: 20% reduction (two children enrolled in Gr. K-8)                                                   $3600                      $4860

3rd child: 40% reduction (three children enrolled in Gr. K-8)                                                 $2700                      $3510

4th & subsequent child: 60% reduction (all children enrolled in Gr. K-8)                             $1800                      $2340

Loyalty Discount for Grade 8

Grade 8 students are eligible for a 5% tuition loyalty discount for every year the student has attended Kelowna Waldorf School (starting at Kindergarten). Five percent per year attended is deducted from the grade 8 tuition.  Not applicable if a Grade 8 class is not offered.

Early Registration Discount (for returning students only)

Save the annual registration fee of $100 per child when you complete the registration and tuition documents and submit them to the school BEFORE March 31, 2017.

Early Payment Discount – Grades K to 8

Save an additional 5% off of the annual tuition when all fees are paid in full (by cheque or cash) by Aug. 1, 2017 (for new enrollments, this date is extended to September 1, 2017)

School Supplies:

Payment in full of school supplies fee is due August 1, 2017 or for new enrollments, September 1, 2017.  School supply fees are non-refundable.    Note:  If a new student enters the school after the start of the new school year, the applicable tuition fee and school fees will be pro-rated.

Maintenance Fee: The annual maintenance fee is $250. This fee will be waived when 20 hours of volunteer maintenance work have been completed. Volunteer maintenance hours are co-ordinated by the Business Administrator.

Got questions?  Give us a call (250) 764-4130.


Did you know?

The Kelowna Waldorf School is Accessible TAll. This means, if a family is unable to meet the tuition fee schedule because of a change in employment or other reason, and holds Waldorf education high on their list of priorities, our ATA program is available to help with the transition. For more information call the school or visit Tuition Assistance.