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!

Watch the Virtual High School Open House Learn More Admissions Inquiry 

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.

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.

Learn More Admissions Inquiry

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

  • Community Reflects on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Community Reflects on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    Friday, January 22, 2021

    While school was closed this past Monday in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it did not stop the community from carving out time for discussions and exercises throughout the week to celebrate Dr. King and discuss his legacy within the context of recent events.  Though unable to meet in larger community-wide groups […]

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  • MCWS Statement on Insurrection on Capitol Hill
    Friday, January 8, 2021

    January 8, 2021  Dear MCWS Community Members,  Maine Coast Waldorf School condemns, in the strongest possible terms, the violence and insurrection at the United States Capitol on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. We similarly condemn the incitement to violence and lies, told by elected leaders, that enabled and complemented the actions of this insurrectionist mob.  We […]

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  • Q&A With Alum Jennie Bakewell Q&A With Alum Jennie Bakewell
    Monday, December 14, 2020

    Jennie graduated from Maine Coast Waldorf School in 2019 and is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Pastry and Baking Arts from Johnson and Wales University. In addition to her studies, Jennie founded her own company, Baked-Well Treats, specializing in one-of-a-kind cookies, cakes, and other confections.  Last week I had the opportunity to chat with […]

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