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, Maine Coast Waldorf serves some 285 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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Upcoming Events

Tue 20

School is closed for Thanksgiving break

November 19 - November 23
Mon 26

Foundation Studies

November 26 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 27

High School Foreign Exchange Info Evening

November 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This evening is for Grade 9 students and their parents.

Wed 28

High School Tour

November 28 @ 8:10 am - 10:30 pm

We welcome parents to experience our vibrant high school in action. We will observe high school classes at every grade level on topics such as Plant Chemistry, Greek Geometry, Dante, and Optics. Our teachers and students will share insights and answer questions about what makes a Waldorf high school unique. For adults. Reservations: [email protected] or […]

Maine Coast Waldorf News

  • Maine Coast Waldorf School’s 11th Grade Girls Paint the Inaugural Mural for “City of Hidden Figures”Maine Coast Waldorf School’s 11th Grade Girls Paint the Inaugural Mural for “City of Hidden Figures”
    Tuesday, November 13, 2018

    The young women of Maine Coast Waldorf School’s 11th grade class went to Portland on Wednesday afternoon, November 7th, to work with artist and MCWS parent Abigail Gray Swartz on her mural “Hidden Figures.”  The piece celebrates three renown women artists from this region. The students first learned about the project and the women who are […]

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  • Celebrating the Legacies of our Founding, Former Handcraft TeachersCelebrating the Legacies of our Founding, Former Handcraft Teachers
    Tuesday, November 6, 2018

    Maine Coast Waldorf School held a packed reception in the new high school on Friday night for our founding, former handcraft teachers: Sandy Pearson, Bob Thurrell and Rose Mary Burwell. Over a 30+ year span, they created the school’s iconic handwork, woodwork, and High School arts programs, and shared their contagious love for teaching and […]

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  • The Martinmas Lantern WalkThe Martinmas Lantern Walk
    Tuesday, November 6, 2018

    Many Waldorf communities have taken up the European tradition of celebrating the festival of Martinmas with a Lantern Walk during the evening on, or near, November 11, the day of St. Martin’s death. What does this signify to us in these modern times? Martin was born in the year 316, and died in 387. He […]

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