Maine Coast Waldorf School

Tel: (207)865-3900
Grades: PK-12 | 274 students
Founded in 1984 as Merriconeag Waldorf School, Maine Coast Waldorf serves some 250 students from early childhood through high school. Between our early childhood-8th grade campus in Freeport and our high school at Pineland Farms, our students take advantage of acres of outdoor classrooms and woodland trails. The mission of Maine Coast Waldorf School is to awaken the highest potential in every student by fostering clarity of thought, warmth of heart, and strength of resolve to make a difference in the world.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported mild learning differences
Year Founded 1984

Student Body

Total Students 274 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 10%
Students by Grade Maine Coast Waldorf School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Director Lyn Baird

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Cross Country, Nordic Skiing, Ultimate FrisbeeCross CountryNordic Skiing,
Ultimate Frisbee

School Notes:

  • Founded in 1984 as Merriconeag Waldorf School, Maine Coast Waldorf serves some 250 students from early childhood through high school. Between our early childhood-8th grade campus in Freeport and our high school at Pineland Farms, our students take advantage of acres of outdoor classrooms and woodland trails.
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  • The mission of Maine Coast Waldorf School is to awaken the highest potential in every student by fostering clarity of thought, warmth of heart, and strength of resolve to make a difference in the world.
  • Our philosophy:
  • We develop curious, confident, well-rounded students by engaging their hands, their     hearts and their minds.
  • We measure our classrooms in acres rather than square feet so that our students appreciate the world around them.
  • We foster independent thinking, creative problem solving and a sense of social responsibility because we believe these are skills students need to be successful in life.

Profile last updated: 09/25/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Pine Tree Academy (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cricket Hunt School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cricket Hunt School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Freeport
    Cricket Hunt School
    Alternative School
    Grades: NS-2 | 28 students
    1.3 miles
    40 Independence Drive
    Freeport, ME 04032
    (207)865-9696
    1.3NS-2
    28
  • Freeport
    Pine Tree Academy
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Grades: PK-12 | 113 students
    1.5 miles
    67 Pownal Rd
    Freeport, ME 04032
    (207)865-4747
    1.5PK-12
    113
  • Freeport
    Grades: K-3 | 36 students
    1.6 miles
    51 West St
    Freeport, ME 04032
    (207)865-9404
    1.6K-3
    36
  • Freeport
    Grades: KG-12 | 58 students
    1.8 miles
    P.O. Box 243
    Freeport, ME 04032
    (207)865-6820
    1.8KG-12
    58
  • South Freeport
    Grades: PK-6 | 79 students
    2.4 miles
    99 South Freeport Rd - PO Box 737
    South Freeport, ME 04078
    (207)865-3308
    2.4PK-6
    79

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