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Experience Waldorf Education in Action

Admissions events provide an in-depth opportunity to experience and learn about the Chicago Waldorf School. We offer School Tours, Enrollment Coffees, Info Sessions, and Shadow Days. Read more to find a date that works for you!

School Tours

Pre-K thru 8th Grade | Thursdays from 8:30am-10:30am | Adults Only

Observe classes and learn more about the Chicago Waldorf School experience through conversation with teachers and students. Please register online below.

December 6, 2018Register Online
January 17, 2019Register Online
February 7, 2019Register Online
April 4, 2019Register Online
May 16, 2019Register Online

High School Student Information Sessions

For Students & Their Families

NEW THIS YEAR! Learn about CWS High School from faculty, students and alumni. Explore high school classrooms and hear more about our multidisciplinary curriculum.

Thursday, March 28: 6:30– 8:30pm
Register Online

1st Friday Enrollment Coffees

Pre-K thru 12th Grade | Fridays from 9:00-10:00am

Stop in to hear more about our program and ask any questions! Hosted by CWS Enrollment Department.

December 7, 2018
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January 11, 2019
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February 1, 2019
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March 1, 2019
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High School Shadow Days

8th thru 11th Grade | Select Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 8:00am-3:00pm

Small groups of eighth grade students will experience a full day in the high school. Students will sit in on full math, language arts and special subjects classes, as well as have an opportunity to meet with current high school students over lunch. We highly encourage prospective students to attend a Shadow Day in our High School. Only students who have submitted the online application may sign up for a Shadow Day (supplemental documents of recommendations and academic records not required to attend).
October 16, 2018
October 30, 2018
November 13, 2018
November 27, 2018
December 11, 2018
January 16, 2018
January 30, 2018
February 13, 2018
February 27, 2018

To arrange a shadow, please contact Laura Grenholm at or 773.465.2371