School Mission & Goals


The Santa Cruz Waldorf School meets the challenges of an ever changing world with education that addresses the whole human being. This approach supports each stage of development with academic, artistic, physical, and social activities that draw forth each child's unique capacities.

Love of learning is cultivated in an environment where every student is embraced by the whole school community. Our mission is to engage the mind, fire the imagination, and strengthen the will as students develop with initiative, creativity, and skills to serve an evolving humanity.

for all members of our community including students, families, faculty, staff and friends

Creativity and Growth
in both individual and organizational transformation

integrating fairness and equity in practice, policy and learning environment

including respect, inclusiveness, understanding and celebration of differences

including trust, respect, honesty and kindness

working with a common goal, collaboration, cooperation and communication

contributing unique gifts and life experiences

for the earth, our facilities and resources guided by sustainable practices