Our Mission

Our unique approach to education, based on the work of Rudolf Steiner, provides rigorous learning experiences that engage the mind, enliven the imagination, and honor the spiritual development of each child. Our rich curriculum lays the foundation for each student to become a confident, creative, and critical thinker who is ready to take the next step toward a life of meaning and purpose.

“Receive the children in reverence,
Educate them with love,
Send them forth in freedom.”
– Rudolf Steiner

Welcome to Nevada Sage Waldorf School!

Explore the enriching world of alternative education at Nevada Sage Waldorf School in Reno, Nevada. Our private school offers a transformative Waldorf curriculum designed to nurture the whole child intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually. Discover a learning environment that encourages creativity and critical thinking. Engage in a community that values deep connections, rigorous academics, and the arts, and see why this educational approach is embraced worldwide. With a robust and well-rounded curriculum, Nevada Sage Waldorf School prepares students to thrive in a dynamic world.

Kindergarten Swings NSWS

Early Childhood

Nursery • Preschool • Kindergarten
We are excited to introduce you to our unique and inspiring approach to early childhood education. Waldorf education is based on the philosophy that all children have a natural desire to learn and grow. Our curriculum is designed to honor, protect and nurture each child’s social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development in a holistic way.

  • Early Care: 7:30 am-8:15 am
  • Half-Day Programming (Preschool & Kindergarten Only): 8:30 am-12:45 pm
  • Full-Day Programming (Nursery, Preschool & Kindergarten): 8:30 am-3:30 pm
  • Extended Care: 3:30 pm-5:30 pm

Benefits of a Nevada Sage Waldorf School Education

Play and nature-based kindergarten

Love of learning

Hands-on and experiential learning

Well-rounded curriculum

STEAM approach

Exceptional arts, music and drama program

Field trips

NSWS Educational Benefits
Grade School Overview

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Core Educational Competencies, Capacities and Values

Our curriculum enables students to ask questions and develop flexible thinking. We want our students to be inquisitive, creative, and engaged learners. We teach our students through how they learn – visually, auditorily, and kinesthetically – by seeing, hearing and doing! We want our students to learn how to learn in order to keep up with the fast-changing world. We value our safe village that promotes healthy living, and age-appropriate use of technology.

NSWS Values Video

Rigorous academics. Creative thinking. Confidence to thrive in the world ahead. Come see why a Waldorf education is brilliant in every possible way.

See why Waldorf has become the fastest growing educational movement in the world.

schools worldwide

Discover one of the fastest-growing educational movements in the world. With Waldorf schools on just about every continent around the globe, with 150 in the United States alone, we’re a part of a global community of schools providing an innovative and proven approach to educating children.

While every Waldorf school operates independently, we have a deep connection to each other through our shared curriculum, our community festivals and our strong sense of purpose – to help every child reach their highest potential and find their own unique place in the world ahead.

Waldorf 100 – The Film: Part One

Waldorf 100 – The Film Part 2

Waldorf 100 – Becoming

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