Apply for High School

Dear Prospective Parents,

Thank you for your interest in Shining Mountain Waldorf High School and your desire to learn about Waldorf Education. The information below will help you with the application process.

Please submit the following applications when applying for Grades 9 – 12:

  • High School Application – Parent Questionnaire
  • Student Questionnaire, Essay and Drawing
  • Transcripts from last year and the current year
  • Current educational testing results, if applicable
  • Current Math and English Teacher Recommendations
  • $65 application fee
  • Official transcript

Once all of these materials are received, you will be contacted. A parent-teacher-student interview will then be arranged. Applicants are asked to attend a full day shadow at Shining Mountain to provide an opportunity for both faculty and students to become acquainted with one another.

In an effort to aid families in need of financial support, SMWS offers tuition assistance of up to 30% for qualifying families with children attending 5-day Kindergarten, up to 50% in Lower School or Middle School, and up to 60% for High School. You may apply online at Additional information is available on our website at under Admissions. Once your child has been accepted, your application for assistance will be reviewed by our school Tuition Partnership Committee.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at 303-951-8579. I look forward to assisting you with this important decision.


Mary Eaton Fairfield
Director of Admission
Shining Mountain Waldorf School
999 Violet Avenue, Boulder, CO 80304