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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Covid-19 Plan

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 planning our return to school on August 26 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!

Maine Coast Waldorf News

  • A Most Memorable Commencement A Most Memorable Commencement
    Thursday, June 11, 2020

    Despite a worldwide pandemic, nine weeks of no on-campus schooling to end the school year, and an actual—not virtual—downpour that delayed the proceedings, the Class of 2020 got what they most wished for last Saturday—a live, lively, (and live-streamed) graduation ceremony. Because of state-mandated restrictions limiting the size of such gatherings to no more than […]

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  • The Commencement Ceremony Honoring the Class of 2020 The Commencement Ceremony Honoring the Class of 2020
    Friday, June 5, 2020

    Each year, the Maine Coast Waldorf School celebrates the 12th grade students who have grown up in our community, some for almost their entire lives. Students enter separately to music they have selected and are each introduced by a faculty member. Each student then stands up in front of their peers, family, teachers, and wider […]

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  • MCWS Alum Artist Chosen for the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) BiennialMCWS Alum Artist Chosen for the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) Biennial
    Wednesday, May 20, 2020

    MCWS alum Norajean Ferris (Class of 2010) was one of 34 Maine artists chosen for the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) Biennial. The CMCA Biennial is the longest running statewide juried exhibition in Maine, dating back to 1978. Norajean’s work is a glorious explosion of color and meaning and you can see it and […]

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