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!
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.
ABOUT MAINE COAST WALDORF SCHOOL
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 about our round trip bus service from Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, Portland and Cumberland!
Contact us through these emails.
Due to COVID-19, these meeting have been occurring by Zoom.
No extended day on this last day of EC classes.
- MCWS Alum Artist Chosen for the Center for Maine Contemporary Art (CMCA) BiennialWednesday, 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 […]Read More »
- MCWS Distance Learning: 9th Grade African LiteratureTuesday, April 28, 2020
During this quarter of 9th Grade African Literature, we studied folktales and poetry from various African countries, including Botswana, Rhodesia, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, Nigeria and Rwanda. Students wrote their own folktales and created illustrated chapbooks of poetry which shared with the class. We read Nervous Conditions, a novel by Zimbabwe author Tsitsi Dangarembga […]Read More »
- “And all shall be well . . .”Tuesday, April 14, 2020
This most special week, a week where the holy confluence of the Jewish celebration of Pesach (Passover) and the Christian Holy Week brings an intensity to everything, I wish to begin, not with hope and joy, but with the Good Friday mood of loss. With the announcement from Susan Stark and the Executive Governance Committee […]Read More »