Mountain Laurel Waldorf School is a private day-school located in the Hudson Valley, New York. We offer parent/child playgroups, preschool, kindergarten through eight grade, after-school care, and after school clubs (open to the public). As part of a worldwide association of Waldorf schools we are dedicated to bringing forth the full creative potential of each child.

Waldorf education speaks directly to children’s experience, addressing each of the three different ways we relate to the world: through the intellect, the emotions, and the will — the ability to get things done.

The Waldorf approach also recognizes that children have distinct, age-related educational needs according to their particular stages of development. Our goal is that our students meet life’s challenges with clear thinking, balanced emotions, and self-initiative.

“I learned to think here. I learned to imagine here. I love Mountain Laurel. In a strange and unsteady world, it’s a castle, a beacon. It will always be my home.”
~ Gideon Sterer (alumnus)

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Recent News

Spring Soiree

Spring Soiree

Mountain Laurel Waldorf School presents Spring Soiree A Virtual Gathering and Online Auction Fundraiser for Mountain Laurel Waldorf School Saturday, June 5th at 8:00PMVirtual Gathering - Hosted by our very own John Evans! Come together Virtually for a showcase of...

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Mountain Laurel Waldorf School stands in solidarity with the victims of racial injustice and with protesters across the country in their fight for justice.


Welcome to the Mountain Laurel School Store All proceeds support the school. Pick items up from 7 Innis Avenue, Monday - Friday, between 9am-3pm.For questions email: May Basket Craft: Make a Flower Crown $16.00 Buy now May Basket Craft:...

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Mountain Laurel Waldorf School strives to build the foundation of a free human being. Guided by the educational philosophy of Rudolf Steiner, our teachers inspire independent and insightful thinking; empathy for all beings; and a love of meaningful work.

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