Apply for Grades 2-8

Grades 2-8

Please follow the steps below to apply for Grades 2-8. If you are applying for multiple children, you only need to complete Step 1 (the online application form) once. If you are also submitting applications for students in other grades, please consult the pages that describe Applying for Early Childhood, Applying for First Grade, and Applying for High School to learn about the different required supplemental materials and interview processes.


1. Apply

Complete and submit our online application by clicking below. You only need to fill out one application per family; the form will give you the option to submit information for multiple applicants.

2. Pay

Submit a $75 nonrefundable application fee per student applying. The fee may be paid online by credit card at the link below, or by mailing a check with the applicant’s name in the memo line to: Portland Waldorf School, Attn: Admissions, 2300 SE Harrison Street, Milwaukie OR 97222-7527

3. Supplemental Materials

In addition to the online application form, please download and complete the following:

  • Grades 2-8 Confidential Teacher Evaluation (download below and give to your child’s teacher to complete and submit)
  • Two years of report cards, grades, or transcripts (download the release below to sign and submit to your child’s school)
  • Any reports or documentation regarding assessments, evaluations, or accommodations (please note that failure to provide this information in a complete and timely way may result in considerable delay or denial of admission)

4. Next Steps

After you have submitted the online application, application fee, and the confidential teacher evaluation, your application is complete and you can look forward to these next steps…

Family Interview

After we have received a complete application, one of our teachers will contact you to schedule a family interview. This meeting allows teachers to become acquainted with your family and gives parents the opportunity to ask questions.

Admissions Decision

Following the family interview, our admissions office will notify your family of the admissions decision based on the application materials and meeting with teachers.


If the student is accepted, our Business Office will contact you to complete the enrollment process through TADS (our online tuition & contract management service). At this point, you will also be notified of any tuition adjustment awards, if applicable.

If you have any questions about the application process please contact:

Portland Waldorf School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sexual orientation in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarships, tuition assistance programs, staff hiring, or other school programs.