setting the standards in admissions

Selecting the best possible school is an important process, and Walden's admission office is committed to making your family’s experience as individualized, relaxed and personal as possible. Throughout the process, you will be guided every step of the way by a supportive, dedicated team. You will discover that each prospective student and family is given every opportunity to ask questions and truly learn all that Walden School has to offer.

*NOTE: To submit an application to Walden, you will need to create an account. There is a one-time $60 Application Fee. To apply for financial aid, you will have to create your own Walden FACTS account. There is a one-time $30 Application Fee.

Here you will find opportunities to:

Schedule a Tour

Shadow at walden

Apply to Walden

Schedule an Assessment



We are committed to providing a unique, individualized experience for your family and one of the best ways to truly discover Walden is to schedule a tour!

Stroll through the halls and outdoor facilities in a personal tour led by Director of Admissions, Melinda Ellingsworth. It's the best way to get an in-depth perspective of Walden School and learn the history, philosophy, culture and classroom methodology of our unique campus.


 Discover Life as a Walden Student


Let us provide your child with the most immersive Walden experience! Prospective students spend an entire day at Walden, shadowing a current student in their grade level. it is the perfect introduction to our classroom environments, faculty and vibrantly diverse school culture.


Financing a Walden Education

Tuition & Financial Aid

In recognition of the benefits the school receives from a diverse student body, the Board of Trustees affirms the school's commitment to a well-managed, equitable Financial Aid Program. 

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Growing together: join the walden family


We're dedicated to keeping classroom sizes small and ensuring every student has the individualized attention they need to succeed academically. Our 8:1 student/teacher ratio testifies to our mission of providing carefully managed learning environments that encourage personal development. If accepted into Walden, you become part of a unique, close-knit community that values rapport amongst its students, faculty and families. As our numbers grow, we can ensure that our dedication to this philosophy will not change.


Current Total School Enrollment



Middle School Class Enrollment*

High School Class Enrollment

*2nd & 3rd Grade are divided into TWO classes. All MIDDLE SCHOOL Grades Are divided into two classes.


International Admissions

Our celebration of diversity extends across the globe! We are excited to accept applications from all international students. Working closely with the admissions director, families will follow a step-by-step application process that ensures a successful cultural and academic transition to walden.

We follow best practices in our admissions process. Scheduling a tour and arranging a Shadow Day are essential components to considering a new school...and throughout the entire process, we are committed to providing your family absolute, individualized attention. We guarantee that our team will be with your family every step of the way, to address every question and concern. Ensuring families have a genuine, positive introduction to Walden is our top priority.
— MELINDA ELLINGSWORTH, Director of Admissions

Join the walden family



SHADOW At Walden