The Bay School

P.O. Box 950,
Blue Hill, ME, 04614-0461
     Tel: (207)374-2187
Grades: NS - 8 | 102 students
The Bay School’s mission is to provide an education that engages and nurtures the whole child, inspiring a balanced growth of heart, mind, body and spirit.  We are committed to developing in our students’ inner confidence, responsibility, self-motivation, a love of learning, imagination, creativity, and intellectual clarity.  The educational ideals and values of the school, rooted in the Waldorf tradition, create a community of children, alumni, parents, faculty, friends and neighbors imbued with reverence for others and the natural 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 Nursery/Preschool - 8
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students 102 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade The Bay School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Mar. 1 / Apr. 1 / rolling
% on Financial Aid 35%
Admissions Director Khalif Williams

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is George Stevens Academy (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Peninsula Montessori (6.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Acadia Christian School (10.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Blue HillGeorge Stevens Academy
    23 Union Street
    Blue HillME04614
    (207)374-2808
    2.2 mi | 302 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • SedgwickPeninsula Montessori
    Montessori School
    274 Sedgwick Ridge Rd
    SedgwickME04676
    (207)359-4614
    Montessori School
    6.5 mi | 2 students | Gr. K                      
  • EllsworthGraham Lake School
    Special Education School
    Po Box 787
    EllsworthME04605
    (207)664-1275
    Special Education School
    8.2 mi | 24 students | Gr. 5-12                      
  • SedgwickEggemoggin Christian Academy
    Alternative School  (Baptist)
    Po Box 160
    SedgwickME04676
    (207)359-8399
    Alternative School  (Baptist)
    9.6 mi | 5 students | Gr. 5-12                      
  • EllsworthAcadia Christian School
      (Christian)
    171 Bar Harbor Rd
    EllsworthME04605
    (207)664-0182
      (Christian)
    10.3 mi | 84 students | Gr. PK-12                      

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