Early Childhood

Building upon the natural wonder, curiosity, and imagination of young children through play. Learn More >

Grades 1-8

Developing inquisitive, confident, and well-rounded students by engaging hands, hearts, and minds. Learn More >

High School

Encouraging students to develop inner strength through challenging academics, invigorating arts and extracurriculars. Learn More >

Where learning is doing, and becoming.

About Maine Coast Waldorf School

Founded in 1984 as Merriconeag Waldorf School, Maine Coast Waldorf serves some 250 students from early childhood through high school. Our early childhood-12th grade campus in Freeport offers our students acres of outdoor classrooms and woodland trails.

We foster independent thinking, creative problem solving, and a sense of connection to equip students for future challenges, while inspiring them to create their own opportunities.

At Maine Coast Waldorf School, we offer an education for life.

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Now offering round trip bus service from Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, Portland and Falmouth!
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Upcoming Events

Fri 25

Weekend Format – Space is limited Taught by The Resilience Hub Co-hosted by Maine Coast Waldorf School

Mon 28

Faculty Professional Days

August 28 - August 31
Sep 06

First Day of School for Grades 2-12

September 6 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

3:00 pm dismissal

Sep 06

Wildflower Ceremony

September 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Maine Coast Waldorf News

  • MCWS Community: Sign up for your Smirkus shift today!MCWS Community: Sign up for your Smirkus shift today!
    Monday, July 17, 2017

    It takes all of us in our school community to make Circus Smirkus Freeport a success. Sign up for your shift today: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e4ea9ac2ca02-circus Questions? Contact events@mainecoastwaldorf.org.

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  • Circus Smirkus Returns to Freeport for its 30th Anniversary TourCircus Smirkus Returns to Freeport for its 30th Anniversary Tour
    Friday, July 14, 2017

         Circus Smirkus, Vermont’s award-winning international traveling youth circus, is returning to Freeport on its 30th Anniversary Big Top Tour. Due to construction at Maine Coast Waldorf School this summer, all of the Circus Smirkus performances will take place at Freeport Middle School, 19 Kendall Lane, Freeport. MCWS will proudly present four Circus Smirkus […]

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  • MCWS Receives Best of Maine HonorsMCWS Receives Best of Maine Honors
    Tuesday, June 20, 2017

    We are pleased to announce that Maine Coast Waldorf School has again won the Down East Magazine’s Best of Maine Readers’ Choice award for Best Private School and this year we won Best Preschool too! We also won Best Private School in the Northern Forecaster’s Best of the Best contest. Thank you, Down East and […]

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