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

Mon 27

Faculty/Staff Professional Days

August 27 - August 31
Tue 28
Tue 28

Board Meeting

August 28 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Thu 30

Green-Up Day

August 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

All families are invited to this annual event. Come for the full 3 hours or less if that works best for your schedule. Be sure to wear gardening clothes, bring a water bottle, sun hat, and some gardening tools if you have them. Snacks will be provided:)

Fri 31

Maine Coast Waldorf News

  • Learn more about Nursery Kindergarten at Maine Coast Waldorf School Today!Learn more about Nursery Kindergarten at Maine Coast Waldorf School Today!
    Monday, July 9, 2018

    Our nursery and kindergarten classes are punctuated by joyful exploration and quieter periods of rest. The school day follows a regular routine and includes creative play, circle time (verses, nursery rhymes, songs, and games), snack time, nature stories, folk and fairy tales, artistic activities, and outdoor play. All of these activities are designed to strengthen […]

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  • The Circus Is Coming To Freeport!The Circus Is Coming To Freeport!
    Friday, July 6, 2018

    Don’t miss Circus Smirkus, Vermont’s award-winning, traveling youth circus, where kids – ages 10 to 18 – are the stars, featured in aerial acts, high-wire, rolla-bolla, clowning, juggling and so much more! Get your tickets now for a dazzling tribute to the greatest form of family entertainment in history! The 31st annual Circus Smirkus Big Top tour […]

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  • Maine Coast Waldorf School Rising Senior Wins 2018 Maine Literary AwardMaine Coast Waldorf School Rising Senior Wins 2018 Maine Literary Award
    Thursday, June 28, 2018

    At the 2018 Maine Literary Awards ceremony on June 14​th​, Maine Coast Waldorf School rising senior Wilson Haims won the Youth Short Works Category for her poem “Army of Songbirds.” (Her poem is included below.) The Maine Literary Awards is an annual state-wide competition sponsored by the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance. The 2018​ awards […]

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