Welcome to Walden!

Here you’ll find child-centered K-6 education at its best. Our approach to teaching makes learning a multisensory, joyful, and lasting experience. We cultivate a diverse community of learners, families, and teachers to create a secure and textured learning environment. Walden students love to go to school every day.

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Walden Center & School is a place where children’s learning is at the center of all we do. A Walden education is as unique as your child.

Our arts-academics integrated approach to teaching and learning is part of a core philosophy that has put Walden Center & School at the forefront of progressive education since 1958. We combine arts education, a deep understanding of child development, and a commitment to social-emotional learning to help us form our unique approach to educating children.

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About

We are a group of teachers and parents who have created an environment where children take an active role in their own learning and where arts and creative expression are a part of every child’s education, every day.

Everything about Walden is unique. From the way we approach learning to the way we structure our governing board, we have a unique approach which is informed by our philosophy, our history, and our mission.

Walden is a member of Independent Schools of the San Francisco Bay Area (ISSFBA).

Community and Events

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Winter Frolic!

Join us for the return of The Winter Frolic!  Saturday, December 10, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm. This is an afternoon where families come and make various crafts to take home. We have food (latkes!) and drinks for sale. The event is mostly outside, and if inside, the doors will be wide open, fans and filters running. So…Dress …

Walden is Hiring…

K-6 Music Teacher and Administrator We are seeking a dynamic, enthusiastic music teacher who has experience with whole-child education encompassing academic, social, emotional, and physical development, and who loves teaching children. If you have a vision of building a close-knit community, of working with kids, parents, and a small committed team of teachers, this may …

Walden is hiring…

We are seeking substitute teachers to join our substitute pool. We are looking for people who have familiarity with whole-child education encompassing academic, social, emotional, and physical development, and who loves teaching children.

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