Visiting our campus is by appointment only.  To schedule a tour, or inquire about the Emerson Waldorf School, take the first step and complete the Online Admissions Inquiry Form so that we can be sure to have your information for your visit. The Admissions Director, Raelee Peirce, will receive your inquiry and respond to your requested tour date based on your availability that you have listed in the "Comments" section of the inquiry. Or email or call 919-967-1858 ext. 114 for more information.



Campus Visits 2016-2017

Early Childhood

Early Childhood Information Session (Inquiring Families Welcome; Required for all Applicants): Bring your 2.5-5 year old to meet our teachers, play in our classroom, take a tour of the buildings, and learn more about our philosophy and curriculum.  Questions welcome!

Session Dates: 

  • Wednesday, October 5 1:15-3pm
  • Saturday, October 8 10am-11:30am
  • Saturday, November 19 9am-10am
  • Wednesday, December 7 2:45pm-4pm
  • Wednesday, December 14 2:45pm-4pm

To Register: Contact and indicate which date works best for you and your child.


Grade School

Information Session Grades 2-5: Parents of 7-10 year olds are invited to learn more about the Waldorf Curriculum for Grades 2-5. Morning includes a tour of Grades 2-5.  

Information Session Grades 6-8: Parents of 11-13 year olds are invited to learn more about the Waldorf Curriculum for Grades 6-8. Morning includes a tour of Grades 6-8.

The Transition to Grade 1: Parents of rising 1st graders for the 2017-2018 school year are invited for a conversation about the transition from Kindergarten to Grade 1. We will discuss ways in which the Grades School is markedly different than the Early Childhood program.  Your questions and concerns will be welcomed. 


High School

High School Open Classroom Mornings: Parents and students invited to tour our High School, experience the classrooms, meet faculty, Q & A panel with students.


Waldorf Education Day

Select workshops to attend for Early Childhood, Grades 1-8, or High School. This is a day to tour the campus, meet faculty, and experience our Alumni Panel.

Saturday, January 14, 2016 9am-1pm Register Now

Program for Waldorf Education Day

9:00am-9:30am    Registration, Coffee, and Childcare Drop-Off at the Cottage

9:30am-10:30am  Early Childhood, Grades & High School Information Sessions and Campus Tours

10:30am-11:30am Program Workshops [Register for the program you are most interested in experiencing].

  • Early Childhood: Workshop - The Body as The Foundation of Learning

  • Early Childhood: Workshop - Best Practices for the Developing Brain
  • Grades 1-4: Watercolor Painting
  • Grades 1-4: Creating Your Own Textbook for Language Arts
  • Grade 5-8: Learning History Through Storytelling
  • Grade 5-8: What Does STEM look like in Waldorf?
  • Grade 5-8: Learning a Foreign Language Waldorf-Style
  • High School Academic Sampler
  • High School Arts Sampler

11:30am-12:45pm Refreshments and Alumni Panel

12:45pm-1:00pm   Closing Circle

1pm - Childcare Pick-Up


Please Check Our Community Page for classes, parent organization, conferences, and annual events for more ways to learn about our school!