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 some 250 students from early childhood through high school. Our early childhood-12th grade campus in Freeport offers our students 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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Now offering round trip bus service from Cape Elizabeth, South Portland, Portland and Falmouth!
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Upcoming Events

Fri 24

Thanksgiving Holiday

November 20 - November 24

School is closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Sat 25

Annual Alumni Ultimate Frisbee Game

November 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join in the fun at the annual alumni ultimate game.

Mon 27

MS & HS Nordic Begins

November 27
Mon 27

Foundation Studies

November 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 28

Parent Evenings – EC, Grades 3 & 4

November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Maine Coast Waldorf News

  • The 4th Annual Maine Coast Waldorf All Dads Bonfire is Lighting up this Friday Night, November 17thThe 4th Annual Maine Coast Waldorf All Dads Bonfire is Lighting up this Friday Night, November 17th
    Thursday, November 16, 2017

    Calling all Maine Coast Waldorf School dads! (And if you aren’t one—but love one—please make sure yours is free to join us!) By now, we hope you all know that the 4th Annual Maine Coast Waldorf All Dads Bonfire is lighting up this Friday night, November 17th. If you can’t spend the whole night, don’t fret. Just swing by for a […]

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  • Bussing Update – Bienvenue to bussing families from L’Ecole Francaise du Maine in South FreeportBussing Update – Bienvenue to bussing families from L’Ecole Francaise du Maine in South Freeport
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017

    Maine Coast Waldorf School, Friends School of Portland, and starting last week, five students from L’Ecole Francaise du Maine are now sharing round trip bus service from Cape Elizabeth to Freeport.  Thirty-six students from these three schools are participating in this program.  This collaborative endeavor is the latest exciting chapter in our bus program.  This is possible […]

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  • Original “Nuggets” from the Class of 2018Original “Nuggets” from the Class of 2018
    Tuesday, November 7, 2017

    For the past two weeks, the seniors have been exploring authors chiefly responsible for awakening the literary genius of nineteenth century America, with emphasis on Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Each writer exhorted people to find their own voices, to rely upon their own individual genius. In the spirit of this celebration of […]

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