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 as Merriconeag Waldorf School, Maine Coast Waldorf serves over 270 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.

Maine Coast Waldorf School does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation and national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational programs, hiring, self-government, admissions, financial aid and all other school-related activities. 

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Upcoming Events

Thu 20

Grade 12 to Hermit Island

September 16 - September 21
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Thu 20

Sunset at the Farm at Wolfe’s Neck Center – watch the sunset over one of Maine’s most beautiful working farms, enjoy a hayride while sipping cocktails, craft beer or wines, and complete the evening with hearty appetizers and live music. Ages 21+. $40/per person Click here to sign up and reserve your spot to a […]

Fri 21

Virtual Reality Merri-Happening

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Virtual Reality Meets Waldorf – an immensely popular Merri-Happening  that previewed last spring – on Friday evening, Sept. 21, at the Community Hall.  Join host Justin Corcoran (Phosphor Studio) for an amazing VR experience, with delicious food and drinks by Kevin and Lisa Lukis. Ages 21+ $40/per person. Click here to sign up and reserve your spot to a […]

Mon 24

Maine Coast Waldorf News

  • BIODYNAMIC BEEKEEPING TALK & WORKSHOP WITH GUNTHER HAUKBIODYNAMIC BEEKEEPING TALK & WORKSHOP WITH GUNTHER HAUK
    Tuesday, September 18, 2018

    Maine Coast Waldorf School and co-sponsors Avena Botanicals and Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture & the Environment are pleased to present biodynamic beekeeper Gunther Hauk for a public talk and workshop in October. His talk, The Honeybee Crisis: Real Causes and Solutions, will be held on Friday, October 12, 7:00 pm and his Biodynamic Beekeeping Workshop, on Saturday, October 13, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. […]

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  • MCWS Alum and Founder of Fyood Kitchen Wins Outstanding Young Entrepreneur Small Business AwardMCWS Alum and Founder of Fyood Kitchen Wins Outstanding Young Entrepreneur Small Business Award
    Tuesday, September 11, 2018

    Maine Coast Waldorf School alum Maddie Purcell (8th Grade Class of 2004) who is the  founder of Fyood Kitchen in Portland was named winner of the Outstanding Young Entrepreneur Small Business award at the SCORE Foundation’s annual national award ceremony. Maddie’s Fyood Kitchen is also a finalist in SCORE’S 2018 American Small Business Championship. Maddie is the […]

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  • Our Annual Green-Up Day is Thursday, August 30thOur Annual Green-Up Day is Thursday, August 30th
    Monday, August 20, 2018

    Parents and children of all ages are invited to Maine Coast Waldorf School’s annual Green-Up Day on Thursday August 30th, from 2:00 – 5:00 pm at 57 Desert Road, Freeport.  Help us celebrate the start of the new school year by working and learning together, as we “green-up” our campus. Meet at the picnic table, by the Grades 1-4 […]

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