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 >

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. While parent tours and student visits are by far the best way to experience our school, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are now completing our admissions processes remotely.

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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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Maine Coast Waldorf School has moved to distance-learning and working. We will continue to evaluate our plans based on recommendations from the Maine DOE and the Maine CDC. COVID-19 Info for Families

We realize that these are unsettling times. It is the school’s aim to make smart, collaborative, evidence-based decisions that keep our community maximally safe, uphold the educational mission of the school, and promote the public health. At the same time, we hold everyone in the warmth of community, so that we may navigate these uncertainties better together.


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!

Upcoming Events

Contact us through these emails.

Mon 20

April Break

April 20 @ 8:00 am - April 24 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Tue 28

Board Meeting, All welcome

April 28 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
May 25

Memorial Day

May 25
May 26

Board Meeting, All welcome

May 26 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Maine Coast Waldorf News

  • The Word on the Street: A Journalism Project by Two MCWS JuniorsThe Word on the Street: A Journalism Project by Two MCWS Juniors
    Thursday, April 2, 2020

    What’s wrong with the World? What’s right? Maine Coast Waldorf School juniors Satchel Kaplan and Olivia Reynolds made this video as their final journalism project for a class taught by Mr. Reinhart. Prior to the COVID-19 closure of everything in Portland, Maine, they interviewed people on the street, asking the question, “What’s wrong with the […]

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  • There’s No Stemming the Tide of Waldorf STEM Winners at the Maine State Science FairThere’s No Stemming the Tide of Waldorf STEM Winners at the Maine State Science Fair
    Tuesday, March 31, 2020

    The Maine State Science Fair took place online last Saturday, March 28th, and three students from the eleventh grade competed. Lauren Eichler and Grace Kessler were finalists in the category of Behavioral Science with their project  “A Meta-Analysis of the Effects of the Lunar Cycle on Mental Health.” Aniela Holtrop was a finalist in the category of Computer Science with […]

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  • A Third MCWS Student Wins Plunkett Poetry Honors!A Third MCWS Student Wins Plunkett Poetry Honors!
    Tuesday, March 24, 2020

    We recently heard the news that junior Miles Winslow finished third in the in the state-wide Plunkett Poetry Festival, organized by the University of Maine at Augusta. That makes it a clean sweep for Maine Coast with Myah Garrison, Aniela Holtrop and Miles Winslow winning first, second, and third respectively. Congratulations, Miles! We have included […]

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