Frequently Asked Questions

When will the school open? 

Fall of 2021!

When is enrollment?

Applications will be accepted starting January 2nd and are due by February 1. On February 15th there will be a lottery of all the submitted applications. After the lottery happens there will be rolling admissions to fill all classes or be placed on the waiting list if a class is already full. 

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. 

Where will the school be located?

In Keene, NH. Details are being figured out and will be announced.

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!