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Early Childhood

$18,275 5 days (8:30 – 3:00)
$11,565 5 days (8:30 – 12:00)

$10,950 3 days (8:30 – 3:00)
$ 7,280 3 days (8:30 – 12:00)

$ 7,060 2 days (8:30 - 3:00)
$ 5,280 2 days (8:30 - 12:00)

Grades 1 – 5


Grades 6 – 8


Grades 9 – 12


After School Programs

3:00 - 5:30

3 days (Monday - Wednesday) $2,800
5 days (Monday - Friday) $3,500

Single day rate: $990/day for the entire school year.

Tiered Tuition

We are committed to creating a school community that reflects the economic diversity of Maine. Tiered Tuition is available to families with children entering Early Childhood (5 days) through Grade 12. Families who are unable to afford the full cost of a Maine Coast Waldorf School education are encouraged to apply for a tuition adjustment to match their ability to contribute to the school. Then, through a process that considers a family’s income and assets, the school makes a final determination about the tuition that is appropriate based upon the family’s financial means.

Once a family has submitted an Application for Admission, they may begin the process of applying for a tiered tuition. Maine Coast Waldorf has worked with TADS, an educational consulting company, to measure a family’s financial means fairly, equitably, and confidentially for many years now. Last year, TADS partnered with School and Student Services (SSS) to combine their processes and the recommendations from TADS/SSS are used by the School to determine an appropriate tuition. Click here to begin the application process for the 2022/23 school year.

For more information on Tiered Tuition and the application process, please contact our Finance Office at 207-865-3900, ext. 101 or email

Tuition Payment Plans

In addition to tiered tuition, we also offer the following tuition payment plans for your convenience.

Plan A
Paid annually: 100% due by June 1st.

Plan B
Paid semi-annually: 50% by June 1st and 50% November 1st

Plan C
Paid in 9 monthly installments, June through February

Tuition Insurance Plan

The School offers parents the Dewar Tuition Refund Plan as a means to insure their financial obligation under the terms of Maine Coast Waldorf's Enrollment Contract. Parents who do not pay the total tuition charges by June 1st under the Annual payment plan must participate in the Dewar Tuition Refund Plan or present evidence of having secured comparable insurance coverage elsewhere. Please contact our Finance Office at 207-865-3900, ext. 101 or email for more information.