Application Timeline for Fall 2018 Enrollment

We are still accepting applications for Fall 2018 in early childhood and grade levels where spaces are available. Please contact the admission office directly to inquire: 510-859-7679 / info@berkeleyrose.org

Last Tour of the Year!

  • Thursday, June 14 at 8:30am at 2515 Hillegass: No need to register, walk-ins welcome

Ben Klocek on Transforming Tech Habits

Ben Klocek, brother of BRWS Board President Stefan, spoke to our school community on March 15 about transforming our tech habits. At the talk, he offered a handout with suggested guidelines on Slow-Tech Parenting and Tech-Positive Parenting. You can download the handout HERE. Stay tuned for an audio recording of the evening as well!

Berkeley Rose is an Associate Member of AWSNA

Berkeley Rose School was recently accredited by the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) as an Associate member and will now be recognized as Berkeley Rose Waldorf School (BRWS).

The teachings and philosophy take a complete approach to learning—“head, heart, and hands”—and address each child as an individual with innate talents and abilities.

Founded in 2009, Berkeley Rose Waldorf School established an urban East Bay presence for Waldorf education. This developing Waldorf school brings the ideals of meaningful learning, independent inquiry, confidence and well-roundedness to students at a campus in the heart of Berkeley.

Berkeley Rose Waldorf School started as a 12-student kindergarten in the living room of one of the founding parents. Eight years later we’ve grown to a thriving school with parent-child classes five days a week, several early childhood classes, and a grades program offering first through sixth in 2018-19, growing a grade a year through 8th grade.

The vision for Berkeley Rose has always been to offer children a school that can be their home from preschool through 8th grade—to build a school that provides community for families for a decade or more as their children move through the grades.

Admissions & Enrollment

Take a tour and discover our warm & welcoming halls, our beautiful classrooms, and why our children love coming to school each day.

Prospective families will have the chance to hear about our curriculum and explore the quality of our learning environments. Our parent-only tours allow you to visit several classrooms and learn more about our philosophy and our unique approach to teaching. Our Open Houses allow you to bring the whole family, enjoy the classrooms, and meet the teachers.


Open Houses and Parent Tours

  • Open House: Our Open Houses have ended for the 2018-19 school year. Check back here for our Fall 2018 dates.
  • School tours: One remaining tour for KG-Grades – Thursday, May 24 at 8:30am. Please email info@berkeleyrose.org or phone Admissions at (510) 859-7679, ext. 1. Tours begin at 8:30am and are for parents only, except as noted during the Enchanted Winter Faire, and last from 1-2 hours.

Berkeley Rose Waldorf School has limited openings remaining for the 2017/2018 year. Please contact Karen Hunt, Admissions Coordinator, at (510) 859-7679, ext. 1, or info@berkeleyrose.org for more information or submit an inquiry form:


Free to be a child, empowered to become a Nobel Laureate

Waldorf graduate receives a Nobel prize. Read all about it.