What is the ratio of teaching staff to students?

For the most up to date information, it is necessary to ask the specific Waldorf school you are considering. Different Waldorf schools have different policies on this. My Waldorf school has placed its own cap of about 24 students per class in grades 1-8, for optimal learning. In actual practice, the size of the classes is generally smaller than that.

For kindergarten and preschool, class size is a state-regulated issue in Colorado. For mixed age groups that include children younger than 6 years, the limit is 10 children per teaching staff, so that limit applies to kindergarten and generally also aftercare for our school. Each kindergarten can go up to 20 with two staff present. For the youngest children, the class size is kept smaller.

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