Juniper Hill School for Place-Based Education

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  • Juniper Hill School for Place-Based Education connects children to themselves, to each other, and to their communities through studying both the natural and human environments.
  • We utilize an integrated academic and social curriculum that immerses children in their educational context in a deeply experiential way. We strive to create peaceful, creative, loving children who are becoming masters of their own learning and who actively engage to improve the world that surrounds them.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded2011

Student Body

Total Studentsn/a
Student Body TypeCo-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
70%
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(outdoor gear needed)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,830
Tuition NotesPreK programs start at $1570
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorAnne Stires

School Notes

  • Juniper Hill School for Place-Based Education connects children to themselves, to each other, and to their communities through studying both the natural and human environments.
  • We utilize an integrated academic and social curriculum that immerses children in their educational context in a deeply experiential way. We strive to create peaceful, creative, loving children who are becoming masters of their own learning and who actively engage to improve the world that surrounds them.

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    6.6 miles
    119 Cross Point Rd
    Edgecomb, ME 04556
    (207)882-9706
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    Grades: PK-8 | 89 students
    6.9 miles
    93 Center St
    Nobleboro, ME 04555
    (207)563-2168
    6.9 PK-8
    89

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The average private school tuition in Maine is $8,119 for elementary schools and $31,196 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Maine is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).