Sierra Waldorf School is an independent non-profit corporation licensed by the State of California. We are supported through tuition, grants, special events and donations. Money raised from the Annual Giving Program supplements the costs of site improvements and curriculum enrichment. Your help is needed to support the inspired educational program at Sierra Waldorf School. Funds are carefully budgeted to maximize the effects of your contribution. Donations are tax deductible. Phone our office at 209-984-0454 for more information on how you can give.

The Sierra Waldorf School offers a unique educational experience to students of every social and economic status. The creative, nurturing curriculum fosters self-development, social responsibility and leadership.

How can You Help Support Sierra Waldorf School?

Annual Giving Fund
This fund supports the school’s operating budget. With the generosity of our community this fund helps sustain and enhance our school programs and site improvements. You can make a secure donation using your credit card by clicking the donate button below. Donors can also pledge to contribute a specific amount each month using by calling the office to set it up or by emailing Our goal this year is $62,000 and we will kick off this campaign Fall of 2017. Each donation is appreciated. Click here to read our Annual Giving letter.

Make a secure tax-deductible donation to Sierra Waldorf online.

Or send your check made out to SWS Annual Giving and mail to:
Sierra Waldorf School • 19234 Rawhide Rd • Jamestown, CA 95327

eScrip is a proven resource for fundraising where participating business partners contribute a percentage of your grocery loyalty cards, credit card, and debit/ATM card purchases to the school. Using eScrip earns cash rewards for Sierra Waldorf when you do what you do anyway – shop! It’s free, it’s easy, and it’s rewarding! To learn more about eScrip click here.

This system allows families to purchase pre-paid cards from vendors they frequent. They can also be given as gifts or used for holiday shopping. Visit to sign up and register with presto pay. Many vendors offer instant SCRIP that can be printed on your home printer and used immediately. Others send the cards to the school office for pick up. For more information, please contact our SCRIP Coordinator, Lisa Garman, at

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Memorial and Honor Gifts
Honor the memory of a loved one or a friend. Give a birthday, graduation, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or holiday gift in honor of someone special. An acknowledgement will be sent to the person or family you choose. Your gift will also be a gift to the school and tax deductible.

Applause and Recognize
Personal donations are greatly appreciated. The school received an extraordinary donation that was to be used to create a community garden.  We have a also started a Seed Fund, with $50,000 from the West Family that others may add to. The board, faculty, parents, and children send their warmest thanks for this generous gift.

Fundraising Events
Throughout the year the school holds many special events. Some of these are fundraisers and others are Waldorf festivals. All of these events are organized by school volunteers. The annual Rites of Spring auction, Elves’ Faire and JAM to the DAM are fun ways to support the school.

Annual Fundraising Auction
Our annual Rites of Spring auction is held each year in March. This exciting event is held at the Sonora Fairgrounds and is our largest fundraiser of the year. Look for updates and auction information on our events page as auction day approaches.

News & Updates
  • School Tours

    Walk-through-the-grades are scheduled on the second Wednesday of the month beginning at 8:30am. Furture tours are February 13, March 13, April 10 and May 15. To reserve a spot, contact our office at (209) 984-0454 or

  • Spots Still Available for the 18/19 School Year!

    Sierra Waldorf School has begun but we still have some open spots for the 18/19 school year for parent & tot, transitional kindergarten, kindergarten and grades 1st-5th. Enrollment packets are available as are school tours. Call (209) 984-0454 or email at for more information.

  • Medieval Knights – Spring Auction March 16th!

    Merry men and maidens banquet where we will feast, partake in craft beers, meade, spirits and coffee, bid on one-of-a-kind auction items and dance the evening away. Doors open at 5pm, dinner served 5:30-7:30pm, live auction 8-9pm, and dancing 9pm-midnight! We are gathering auction items until Feb. 15th. Tickets are on sale, please visit click on the header for ticket info.
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