Early Childhood:
Parent-Child, Preschool & Kindergarten

The Waldorf approach to early childhood education is grounded in play and movement. Nature, creative play, baking, art, and rich storytelling abound in a nurturing, home-like setting.
Learn more about our Early Childhood Program.

Elementary & Middle School:
Grades 1-8

Waldorf grade school curriculum integrates rigorous, classical academics with hands-on experiences, all tailored to the changing needs and interests of the growing child from ages 7 to 14.
Learn more about our Grades Program.

Why choose Da Vinci Waldorf School?

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Graduates 2017, Congratulations! - Da Vinci Waldorf SchoolMidwest Waldorf Collaborative - July 17–21, 2017 - Pleasant Ridge Waldorf School - Viroqua, Wisconsin
Graduates 2017, Congratulations!
Midwest Waldorf Collaborative—July 17-21, 2017

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Graduates 2017, Congratulations! - Da Vinci Waldorf School

Graduates 2017, Congratulations!

Congratulations to DVWS Graduates 2017. It’s that time of year again! The air feels alive with excitement, anticipation and promise for the future. We spent last week wrapping thi
Third Grade Farm Trip 2017 - Angelic Organics - Da Vinci Waldorf School

Third Grade Farm Trip—Angelic Organics Learning Center, Caledonia, IL

Third Grade Farm Trip to Angelic Organics Learning Center, Caledonia, IL The third grade farm trip —a rite of passage in Waldorf schools—meets the needs of growing nine year old student
Da Vinci Waldorf School, Wauconda, IL competes in the Annual Midwest Waldorf Greek Pentathlon Games, May 17-19, 2017

Pentathlon 2017!

Annual Midwest Waldorf Greek Pentathlon Games, May 17-19, 2017 On Wednesday, May 17th, our Da Vinci Waldorf School fifth graders departed for Camp Whitcomb Mason in Hartland, Wisconsin
Da Vinci Waldorf School - Wauconda, IL - 7th & 8th Grades: Annual Class Trip (Shawnee National Forest & St. Louis!)

7th & 8th Grades: Annual Class Trip (Shawnee National Forest & St. Louis!)

7th & 8th Grades: Annual Class Trip— Shawnee National Forest & St. Louis! April 29th through May 5th our seventh and eighth graders went on their annual class trip. Class trips


  • "My daughter graduated from this school. It's not an exaggeration to say that enrolling her at Da Vinci in the middle of 4th grade changed the course of her life and the life of our entire family. She had NOT been getting what she desperately needed and hungered for from the local public schools despite ALL my involvement and pro-active work. At Da Vinci Waldof School, creative and independent thinkers are encouraged and rigorous academics are applied. Today I'm glad to report my daughter has grown into a strong, smart, motivated, caring, creative-thinker, problem-solver. Her future is branching off into many compassionate paths. It's wonderful to watch her infectious excitement about which way to go next. She has a confidence that goes way beyond her age. I know it's in part because of the foundation supplied her via her excellent Waldorf education."
    Lynda W.
  • My son is in the 3rd grade at Da Vinci Waldorf and is new to the school this year.  He has transitioned wonderfully.  He enjoys school and looks forward to going each day.  At the end of the day he gets in the car and seems as “fresh” as he did when I dropped him off in the morning.  He is not tired or overwrought and seems genuinely happy.  I am very glad we chose Da Vinci Waldorf for him, and we are planning on sending our two daughters next year.  Thanks, Da Vinci Waldorf , for doing what you do!
    Tom & Chris M., Libertyville
  • Da Vinci Waldorf  is am amazing school!!! I have children from 11-26.. and I have been involved in many different schools… never have I wanted to turn back the clock so that I could start all over.. the way children are taught in this wonderful school blows me away!!! They are truly teaching the whole child…
    Suzanne D., Parent
  • We have 2 children in the grades and 1 in preschool and are so pleased with the education and environment. The children are happy, content and want to go to school each day! The teachers are wonderful in who they are and as educators. I love recommending this school; it is the type of education I wish I could have had myself!
    Chris M., Parent
  • Da Vinci Waldorf School is a wonderful little school in Wauconda, IL. It was a difficult decision to move our 3 children out of public school, but we have never regretted it. The children are much more relaxed and creative. They actually like to learn.
    Margo J., Parent