Distance Learning and COVID-19 Information

Asheville Waldorf School will be moving to distance learning beginning March 16th. 

UPDATE: June 16th, 2020:

COVID-19 Fall Reopening

June 16th Letter to the Community 

UPDATE: April 24th, 2020: Gov. Cooper declared continued closure for K-12 schools for the remainder of the school year, deferring to online learning for the rest of the calendar.

March, 23rd, 2020:  Gov. Cooper announced that all public schools in NC will remain closed until May 15.  In accordance with the recommendations from local and federal health agencies, Asheville Waldorf School will remain closed as well.

In order to stay abreast of the complex and evolving situation in the United States and to exercise best practices in safeguarding our community, Asheville Waldorf School is remaining in constant communication with governmental and educational organizations. For the most detailed and up-to-date information on COVID-19, we encourage you to monitor the following websites.

March 18th. Letter from our Teachers – Why We Waldorf – Preserving Our Collective Humanity

March 16th Parent Square Update

March 14th Parent Square Update

March, 13th Parent Square Update

Buncombe County Health Department Guidance Letter 

March 10th Parent Square Update 

March 6th Newsletter

February 28th, Parent Square Update 


Those who believe they may have been exposed to or infected with the novel coronavirus should seek medical care right away. Before you go to a clinic, doctor’s office, or emergency room, call ahead and tell them about your recent travel and your symptoms.

Health Organizations

 Additional Resources


Is Asheville Waldorf School closing?

Asheville Waldorf School will be moving to distance learning beginning March 16th and for the remainder of the school year.

How will my child’s education continue in the event of an extended school closure?

Our faculty has prepare lessons, assignments, activities, resources, etc. that will allow our educational program to continue as much as possible during the school closure. Please reach out to your child’s class teacher for more information.

From its beginning, Waldorf education has fostered capacities for human connectivity, self-sufficiency, and resilience. We recognize the importance of this work today more than ever. We are committed to supporting our families and community with resources and support during these uncertain times. Please reach out to your class teacher or to our admin staff with any questions or concerns.

What about school events, gatherings, and trips?

School events and gatherings are postponed for the time being.

Interested in enrollment for next year?

Please email Brita Nordgren at to find out more.