The Acorn School of Charleston

Age Appropriate Education

Modern educational trends have turned classrooms into pressure cookers, resulting in a dramatic increase in anxiety in children of all ages and as young as five. The Acorn School of Charleston offers students a haven from these anxiety producing environments. Our approach has deep respect for the childhood years and understands the psychology and science behind the importance of play for young children. The Waldorf Early Childhood and Kindergarten, a play-based experiential learning approach, has been educating children in this respectful, gentle way for 90 years in 83 countries around the world. Please contact us today to explore how Waldorf Education can serve as an oasis for your family in today’s stressful society. Our preschool kindergarten program is one of a kind in the Charleston area.

Recent Press

Experience Waldorf Education in Action!

Classroom Tours (Adults Only)
Our tours provide an in-depth opportunity to experience and learn about The Acorn School of Charleston. The tours begin with a brief presentation on Waldorf Education followed with a tour of the classroom. There is ample time for questions and discussion. Our tours are by appointment only. 

Classroom Tour Dates
Please reach out to Dr. Stevens at or call 843.501.2780 to set up a private tour. 

Open House Events
We hold our open house events the first Saturday of the month at 10 am. This is an opportunity for you and your child to experience the imaginative nature of a Waldorf Kindergarten and a puppet show! As the children play, parents can chat with Ms. Christi, Dr. Lee and Waldorf parents about The Acorn School and all that Waldorf Education can offer your family. 

Open House Dates 2017
June 3, 2017.

If you are interested in attending one of our open house events, or take a tour of the classroom please fill out the inquiry form below and Dr. Stevens will follow up with you. 

Waldorf videos:
• City of Lakes School’s “What Does The Future Want From Us?”   View video (2:21)
• Waldorf Community Worldwide:  A sampling of famous graduates.   View video (6:42)

The Acorn School of Charleston Inquiry Form

Student's Name *
Student's Name
Student's Gender *
Parent/Guardian Name
Parent/Guardian Name
Parent/Guardian Address
Parent/Guardian Address