Celebrating its 400 years of existence, UST branches out from its home in Espana Boulevard, Manila, to the burgeoning city of Sta. Rosa, Laguna. An established authority in education and widely recognized in internationally, UST carries with it its expert teaching methods, prominence in academic excellence and research, remarkable faculty, and strength in ethics and value-formation.
UST is the oldest existing university in Asia and arguably the most prestigious Catholic university in the country. It boasts of a rich heritage that only it has, and shares this with a community of the same legacy. The residents of Sta. Elena are promised only the highest quality of education.
Sta. Elena is home to a non-traditional school that provides a well-rounded education. It fills the gap in a national educational system that lays too much emphasis on intellect and competition, compromising the development of other forms of intelligence such as emotional, spiritual, physical, musical, etc.
Acacia Waldorf School is an independent, co-educational, non-sectarian school offering kindergarten and primary education. It brings the esteemed Waldorf/Steiner philosophy and methodology in providing a superior educational foundation to the residents of Sta. Elena. Chosen for its blossoming trees, flowers and herbs with the quiet countryside of Sta. Rosa as backdrop, the present site of Acacia Waldorf School is truly conducive for a warm, beautiful, and home-like learning environment.