The Bay School

Tel: (207)374-2187
Grades: NS-8 | 112 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 112 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 10%
Students by Grade The Bay School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

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

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is George Stevens Academy (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Peninsula Montessori (5.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Acadia Christian School (10.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Blue Hill
    Grades: 9-12 | 302 students
    2.2 miles
    23 Union Street
    Blue Hill, ME 04614
  • Sedgwick
    Peninsula Montessori
    Montessori School
    Grades: K | 19 students
    5.8 miles
    274 Sedgwick Ridge Rd
    Sedgwick, ME 04676
  • Ellsworth
    Graham Lake School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 5-12 | 24 students
    8.2 miles
    Po Box 787
    Ellsworth, ME 04605
  • Ellsworth
    Grades: PK-12 | 96 students
    10.3 miles
    171 Bar Harbor Rd
    Ellsworth, ME 04605
  • Bucksport
    Grades: K-12 | 25 students
    16.3 miles
    Po Box Q
    Bucksport, ME 04416

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The average private school tuition in Maine is $7,648 for elementary schools and $25,942 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Maine is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).