Frequently Asked Questions

Is the the school open? 

Yes! We opened in the fall of 2021!

When is enrollment?

The application for open Enrollment for new students the 2022-2023 school year will be live Monday, January 3, 2022 and continue through Tuesday, February 15. If GWCPS receives more applications than available student slots, by law, a random public lottery will be held on February 17. MORE

Is this school free? 

Yes, Gathering Waters is a chartered public school funded in part by state, federal, and local funds and tuition is free to NH students who enroll. Annual fundraising events will supplement this funding but no family will be required to pay. A modest fee will be charged for supplies and field trips. 

Who can attend?

Gathering Waters is open to all NH resident school children, regardless of zip code. Residents from neighboring states are welcome to apply, however priority will be given to NH students in the event a lottery is held. 

Is this a Waldorf School?

It is a chartered public school guided by the Core Principles of Public Waldorf education. Click here to read more.

How can I help Gathering Waters?

Please consider making your tax-deductible gift today by clicking here or contact [email protected] Donations will be used to cover pre-operational administrative and start-up costs from now until July, 2021.  Thank you!