Early Childhood

Building upon the natural wonder, curiosity, and imagination of young children through play. Learn More About Our Early Childhood Programs >

Grades 1-8

Developing inquisitive, confident, and well-rounded students by engaging hands, hearts, and minds. Learn More About Grades 1-8 >

High School

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

Teaching to the test that matters most: Life

Our Admissions Office is Open!

We enjoy introducing Maine Coast Waldorf School to prospective students and their families. Our admissions office is open daily, and we are responding to all emails and voice messages. To begin a conversation about the school and whether it could be right for your child, please fill out an online inquiry at the link below, email [email protected], or leave a voice message at 207-865-3900, Ext.103.

Our application process is a series of simple steps, and we are here to help every step of the way. We can't wait to get to know you!

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Outdoor learning: Students gather in a socially distanced circle for the start of outdoor class.

Covid-19 Plan

Connection in community has always been an important tenet at Maine Coast Waldorf School. Now, more than ever, we stand together as a school community.

Maine Coast Waldorf School is pleased to be open five days a week for in-person instruction with safety precautions and best practices in place for COVID-19. Our extensive plan includes universal masking, social distancing, and outdoor classrooms on our beautiful 75 acres of fields, forests and gardens


Founded in 1984, Maine Coast Waldorf serves some 295 students from early childhood through high school. Our early childhood-12th grade campus in Freeport offers our students state-of-the-art buildings, as well as 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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Learn more about our round trip bus service from Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, Portland and Cumberland!

State of the art administration building, with fall foliage in the foreground.
High School students carrying musical instruments talk on their way to class.
Grade school student raises hand in classroom as other students look on.
Students sit on stage, preparing for a theatre production.

Maine Coast Waldorf News

  • Sharing Innovative Curriculum ChangesSharing Innovative Curriculum Changes
    Monday, November 23, 2020

    Since the pandemic hit, the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) has done a fabulous job providing webinars and other online content to deepen Waldorf education and help teachers and Waldorf families stay connected to the heart of Waldorf pedagogy and one another.  I wanted to let our community know of one effort […]

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  • Q&A With Alumna and State Senator Mattie Daughtry Q&A With Alumna and State Senator Mattie Daughtry
    Monday, November 16, 2020

    Mattie Daughtry is a graduate of Maine Coast Waldorf School (8th grade, 2001) who was recently elected to represent District 24 in the Maine State Senate (Freeport, Brunswick, Harpswell, Pownal, North Yarmouth). Before her election to the Senate, she represented Brunswick in the Maine House for the past eight years. On top of that, she’s […]

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  • 9th Grade Student Wins STEM Award 9th Grade Student Wins STEM Award
    Tuesday, October 27, 2020

    Congratulations to 9th grader Benjamin Pochurek, who recently won Maine Public’s “Age of Nature High School Student Challenge” for excellence in STEM. The contest, which was cosponsored by The Nature Conservancy, the Maine Education Association, and the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance, invited high school students to submit any kind of multimedia—from poetry to sculpture–that […]

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