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

Thu 21

The weather date is Friday 3/22

Thu 21

Weather date is 3/22.

Fri 22

AWSNA Regional Conference

March 22 - March 23

This event takes place at High Mowing School in New Hampshire.

Sat 23

Class B State Maine Drama Festival

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Maine Coast Waldorf High School students compete in the State Maine Drama Festival presenting their one act play, “Metamorphosis.” Our group performs at 2:00 pm but attendees are asked to arrive at noon.

317 Main Community Music Center warmly invites the MCWS Community to their Spring Community Contra Dance, Saturday, March 23, 5:30-9:00 pm at Maine Coast Waldorf School’s Community Hall, 57 Desert Road, Freeport. More info at http://www.317main.org/ if there are students, staff, friends of MCWS who would like to play with Ellen Gawler’s All-comers band that […]

Maine Coast Waldorf News

  • Senior Project Presentations 2019Senior Project Presentations 2019
    Monday, March 18, 2019

    The capstone to our high school experience is a senior project – a commitment to study a subject of interest in depth and then present it to the school community. On Monday, March 25th and Tuesday, March 26th, 6:30-8:30 pm, in the Community Hall, 57 Desert Rd, Freeport, Maine Coast Waldorf School’s Class of 2019 […]

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  • Maine Coast Waldorf High School Places First in the Maine Drama Festival’s Regional Class B CompetitionMaine Coast Waldorf High School Places First in the Maine Drama Festival’s Regional Class B Competition
    Monday, March 11, 2019

    Maine Coast Waldorf High School’s one act production, “Metamorphosis,” placed first in the Maine Drama Festival Regional Class B competition on Friday, March 8th, at Bonny Eagle High School. Senior Charles Van West and junior Brenna Moore were both named to the All-Festival Cast. Other cast members  – Carly Blackburn, Lauren Eichler, Ava Teegarden and […]

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  • High School Teacher’s Poem Nominated for Rhysling’s Best Sci-fi/Fantasy Poem AwardHigh School Teacher’s Poem Nominated for Rhysling’s Best Sci-fi/Fantasy Poem Award
    Monday, March 4, 2019

    High School Humanities teacher, John Reinhart, had his poem, “Curse of Waccasassa Lagoon,” recently nominated for the Rhysling Award for best sci-fi/fantasy poem published in 2018. Though it originally appeared in Dreams & Nightmares, it has been reprinted online and you can read it here: http://talesmoonlitpath.com/poetry__trashed/reinhart/. According to the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association’s […]

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