Tidewater School

Po Box 420,
Eliot, ME, 03903-0390
Tel: (207)439-7911
Tidewater School nurtures and educates the whole child.
It’s experiential and active.
From playing music with strings and woodwinds, form drawing, intricate handwork, eurythmy, movement, and painting to creative mathematics, writing and speaking a foreign language, it is an education that is engaging and heartfelt.
A balance of intellectual, aesthetic and physical activities results in calm, energetic, confident and accomplished students—ready for life.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Waldorf Schools of North America
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 5

Student Body

Total Students 58 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 8%
Students by Grade Tidewater School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Birchtree Center (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Birchtree Center (2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Birchtree Center (2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Portsmouth The Birchtree Center
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    2064 Woodbury Ave
    Portsmouth , NH , 03801
    (603)433-4192
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    2  mi  |  24  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Dover St. Thomas Aquinas High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    197 Dover Point Rd
    Dover , NH , 03820
    (603)742-3206
    (Roman Catholic)
    2.3  mi  |  676  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Portsmouth Discovery Child Enrichment Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    30 Rye Street
    Portsmouth , NH , 03801
    (603)334-6336
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    3.2  mi  |  46  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Dover Portsmouth Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    20 Seaborne Dr
    Dover , NH , 03820
    (603)742-3617
    (Christian)
    3.6  mi  |  650  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Portsmouth St. Patrick School
    (Roman Catholic)
    125 Austin St
    Portsmouth , NH , 03801
    (603)436-0739
    (Roman Catholic)
    4.4  mi  |  188  students  |  Gr.  K-9

School Reviews

  • Recommended January 31, 2013 - I have three kiddos attending Tidewater - ages 3, 5 & 7. Our experience has been so fantastic. The incredible toddler / pre-school and Kindergarten classes, small ''grades'' class sizes, excellent teachers, and community of involved, like-minded parents mean our kids are getting lots of nurturing and are developing a real love of learning. Can''t recommend Tidewater enough! - Posted by Parent

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