Mission and Vision Statement

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Live Oak Waldorf School Vision Statement 

Live Oak Waldorf School is a shining light for families seeking an independent education from early childhood through 8th grade. Live Oak seeks to redefine educational excellence by offering a holistic Waldorf curriculum supported by a healthy community culture on a thriving and sustainable campus.

Holistic Waldorf Curriculum:
A contemporary interpretation of the Waldorf educational philosophy that emphasizes goodness, beauty and truth
A curriculum that respects and nurtures the spiritual nature of each child
A dynamic approach that weaves a seamless fabric of academics, art, music, and movement
A developmentally appropriate program with a strong emphasis on experiential learning

Healthy Community Culture: A culture founded on ideals of individual initiative, inclusiveness, and shared responsibility
A nurturing and sheltered social environment dedicated to preserving the wonder of childhood
A community which supports the school and works together to create a healthy social life

Thriving and Sustainable Campus:
A beautiful, safe, and well-maintained campus that exists in harmony with nature and provides our children with many opportunities for exploration
A campus with Facilities, buildings, and playgrounds which support and foster our educational and community needs
A balanced commitment to financial health and an economically diverse community

       The goal of Live Oak is the development of confident, healthy, creative, intellectually curious, and socially responsible individuals who make a positive contribution to our world.

Live Oak Waldorf School Mission Statement

The Live Oak Waldorf School community is devoted to the potential that all children carry within them. We are contributing to the future of our children, our culture, and our world through Waldorf Education by:

Developing academic and practical life skills through the arts and sciences.
Encouraging an appreciation for wonder, for beauty, and for truth.
Awakening the children s sense of self and helping them find with confidence their their world.

Working together as a community of teachers and parents to create a healthy social life.

Board Mission Statement

As members of the Live Oak Waldorf School Board of Trustees, we are entrusted to protect and support our school, ensuring that its needs are met in the areas of financial health, legal soundness, and long term site management. We work together effectively and decisively, fostering communication, and creating an atmosphere of abundance. We serve so that the children in our community can have the gift of a Waldorf education.


Parent Council Mission Statement

The mission of the Live Oak Waldorf School Parent Council is to be a strong voice for the parents in our community, encouraging their input and participation, and facilitating dialogue between them and the school; to be an umbrella that connects the parent initiatives; and to manage the school s fairs and festivals. With Waldorf education as our foundation, we represent the Live Oak parents with the goal of strengthening our community, so that our school can more joyfully support and enrich the lives of our children and ourselves.