Key numbers on schools and pupils
178,500 pupils in 775 Waldorf schools
The key numbers give an overview on the number of Waldorf settings and the people involved.
There are 775 Waldorf schools in Europe; 324 include upper secondary level, delivering the Steiner Waldorf curriculum from start to finish.
Some 178,500 pupils are enrolled in Waldorf schools across ECSWE member countries. Most are in primary and lower secondary education.
102 teacher trainings
There are 102 teacher trainings in ECSWE member countries. 38 offer full-time teacher training, 60 offer part-time teacher training, and 4 offer both.
There are 1,300 kindergartens and day care centres across ECSWE member countries. They are mostly represented by our partner, IASWECE.
Around 124,000 families in Europe send their children to a Waldorf school. Most of them live in Germany and the Netherlands.
Approximately 16,700 teachers currently work in European Waldorf schools, most of which cover primary and lower secondary education.