Northridge, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2014
Highland Hall proudly announces a wide array of fine colleges and universities have accepted students from the Highland Hall Waldorf School Class of 2014. This impressive list includes a range of large universities such as U.C. Berkeley, Tulane University and Boston University, to small liberal arts colleges such as Grinnell College, Bennington College and Oberlin College, and schools abroad such as American University of Paris and the American University of London. The list is a reflection of the range of interests and diverse skills among this stellar class of students. See Highland Hall Class of 2014 College Acceptances
Across the board, top schools validate that an education which values the whole child, is tied to the developmental stage of the child, and which focuses on building students' capacities yields young adults with strong academic prospects and sound collegiate preparation. Lynn Kern, Administrative Director, states, “Highland Hall Waldorf School is pleased to offer a holistic approach to education and is proud of the extraordinary success of its graduating class. We look forward with excitement to see the ways in which this group of students will shape the world around them in the years to come.”
SAT scores further validate the educational achievement of students at Highland Hall. Mean SAT scores at Highland Hall are higher than all categories of schools across the board including the average SAT scores for all independent schools nationally, and higher than those for religious schools, public schools, and all schools combined.
SAT Comparison with National Averages*
Highland Hall (Class of 2013) 1686
Independent Schools 1662
Religious Schools 1595
Public Schools 1474
National Mean 1498
*College Readiness Benchmark is 1550
Highland Hall Waldorf School, located in Northridge, CA, was founded in 1955, and is the oldest Waldorf school on the west coast. It provides Waldorf® Education from Pre-school through High School to families throughout the San Fernando Valley and the greater Los Angeles area. Its unique approach to learning successfully addresses the changing needs and capacities of children at each stage of development. Fully 98% of its high school graduates move on to renowned colleges and universities; 42% of Waldorf graduates pursue college majors in mathematics or science. Featuring a curriculum of academically challenging lessons infused with arts and hands-on learning, Highland Hall provides students with a solid academic foundation, the ability to think creatively, a sympathetic interest in the world, self-confidence, and an abiding moral purpose.
Highland Hall, a non-profit school, does not discriminate due to race, gender, national origin, disability, or other basis protected by law.