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 >

An education both timeless and timely.

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.

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Upcoming Events

Wed 19

February Break – No school

February 17 @ 12:00 am - February 21 @ 5:00 pm EST
Tue 25

Board Meeting, HS Humanities Room, All welcome

February 25 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Thu 27

Parent Association Meeting, Cafe, All Welcome!

February 27 @ 8:45 am - 9:45 am EST
Thu 27

The Connection between Sleep and Learning. On February 27th, Valo and Maine Coast Waldorf School are co-hosting the second of a four-part presentation series on adolescence with educational therapist Cristina Post, EdM, of Affect Academics. In this talk, we’ll learn about the connection between sleep and learning. These presentations reframe the teen years as a time of […]

Maine Coast Waldorf News

  • Alum Announces Candidacy for Maine State Senate District 24Alum Announces Candidacy for Maine State Senate District 24
    Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    On Wednesday, January 22nd, alum Mattie Daughtry (Grade 8,’05) announced her candidacy for State Senate District 24 during her campaign kick-off at Moderation Brewery. For the past eight years she has been the State Representative for Brunswick, her hometown. She is passionate about combating climate change, student debt, and fully funding the education system, as […]

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  • Five Talented MCWS Students Attend District 3 High School Honors Music FestivalFive Talented MCWS Students Attend District 3 High School Honors Music Festival
    Tuesday, January 28, 2020

    The District 3 High School Honors Music Festival is a two-day festival for students in grades 9-12 who have been through a rigorous audition process and have earned their places in the Honors Band, SATB Chorus, or Treble Choir. Last Friday and Saturday, January 24 & 25,  at Cony High School in Augusta, five musicians […]

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  • Equity and Inclusion in the Grades: Seventh Grade AlgebraEquity and Inclusion in the Grades: Seventh Grade Algebra
    Friday, January 24, 2020

    In seventh grade, the students have begun the study of Algebra, and no study of Algebra is complete without an understanding of its origins. The word algebra is from the Arabic al-jabr, which means “the reunion of broken parts.” The brilliant eighth century Persian mathematician Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi is considered the father of Algebra. […]

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