How to Visit

Personal Tours

Let us show you around our beautiful classrooms and expansive 7+ acre campus! To schedule a personal tour and conversation about PWS at your convenience, please contact our Admissions Office:

Early Childhood & Lower School (Gds 1-6)
Mary Beaton
mary.beaton@portlandwaldorf.org
or 503-654-2200 x204

Middle School and High School
Malia Winn
malia.winn@portlandwaldorf.org
or 503-654-2200 x219

Walk Through The Grades

See Waldorf education in action! From 9-10 am, visit a variety of morning lessons from Grades 1-12 to experience first-hand the lively learning happening in our classrooms. Then, from 10-10:30am bring your questions to a Q&A with PWS faculty and staff. Visitors interested primarily in the High School can skip parts of the Lower School morning and spend extended time in HS classrooms.

2020 Walk Thorough the Grades dates:
January 23 |  February 27  |  March 26 | April 23

RSVP to Malia Winn at 503-654-2200 x219

Entering First Grade

Saturday, February 8, 9:30am

Curious about the next steps of your child’s Waldorf journey? All Early Childhood parents are welcome to join us for an informational morning about the exciting transition from kindergarten to first grade.

RSVP to Mary Beaton, 503-654-2200 x204

Open Houses

Preschool & Kindergarten

Come experience a morning in our warm and wonderful early childhood program! Meet the teachers, explore our cozy classrooms, and learn more about the developmental and academic benefits of a play-based curriculum.

  • Saturday, March 7, 9:30am
  • Saturday, April 4, 9:30am
  • Saturday, May 2, 9:30am

RSVP to Mary Beaton, 503-654-2200 x204

Free Family Fridays

8:45–10:00am

Drop in and play! Spend the morning in one of our cozy early childhood classrooms, meet other families, and enjoy our Waldorf community! Hosted by our Sunflower Nursery and Parent Child teacher Ms. Kristin, these sweet mornings are open to all families with children from birth through age 5. There is no cost to attend… please tell a friend!

High School Shadow Days

Prospective High School students currently in Grade 8 or above are encouraged to shadow a PWHS student for one or more days between October and May. Visiting students are matched with one of our Student Ambassadors, who guide them through a day in the life of a PWHS student – a chance to explore our curriculum and school culture from within. To arrange a Shadow Day, please contact Malia Winn, 503-654-2200 x219.

Girls skipping down the path holding hands
Girls on a hillside picking flowers
Girl smiling at classmate