Top 20 Best Maine Private Daycares & Preschools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 72 private daycares & preschools serving 8,581 students in Maine.
The top ranked private daycares & preschools in Maine include Berwick Academy, North Yarmouth Academy and Temple Academy.
The average tuition cost is $12,155, which is lower than the Maine average tuition cost of $22,341.
49% of private daycares & preschools in Maine are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian). Learn more about how daycare centers and preschools work.

Top Ranked Maine Private Daycares & Preschools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
All Saints Catholic School
(Catholic)
768 Ohio St.
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 947-7063
Grades: PK-8
| 167 students
Bangor Christian Schools
(Baptist)
1476 Broadway
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 947-7356
Grades: PK-12
| 319 students
Bangor Montessori School
Montessori School
30 Otis St
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 945-3464
Grades: PK-6
| 94 students
Berwick Academy
Berwick Academy Photo - Berwick Academy Campus
(5)
31 Academy St
South Berwick, ME 03908
(207) 384-6300
Grades: PK-12
| 539 students
Breakwater School
856 Brighton Ave
Portland, ME 04102
(207) 772-8689
Grades: NS-8
| 152 students
Friends School of Portland
Friends School of Portland Photo - Rainbow in Spanish
(Friends)
(1)
11 U.S. Route One
Cumberland Foreside, ME 04110
(207) 558-6213
Grades: NS-8
| 139 students
Levey Day School
Levey Day School Photo
(Jewish)
(4)
400 Deering Ave
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 774-7676
Grades: PK-8
| 29 students
Maine Coast Waldorf School
Maine Coast Waldorf School Photo - Maine Coast Waldorf High School Building
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
57 Desert Rd
Freeport, ME 04032
(207) 865-3900
Grades: PK-12
| 289 students
Midcoast STEAM Microschool
Special Program Emphasis
1 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841
(207) 543-3387
Grades: NS-5
| 15 students
Mount Merici Academy
Mount Merici Academy Photo - Mount Merici Academy, an Ursuline school, is dedicated to nurturing the whole child- mind, body, and spirit- providing love and guidance so that students can achieve their personal best.In partnership with families, our mission is to instill values of respect, responsibility and self-discipline, teaching students in the Ursuline Serviam tradition of service to our community and the world.
(Catholic)
18 Mount Merici Avenue
Waterville, ME 04901
(207) 873-3773
Grades: PK-8
| 243 students
North Yarmouth Academy
North Yarmouth Academy Photo - North Yarmouth Academy has a 20+ acre campus in Yarmouth, Maine. Ten minutes from Portland and less thank two hours from Boston. Our campus includes a newly renovated ice arena and fitness & wellness center.
(8)
148 Main Street
Yarmouth, ME 04096
(207) 846-9051
Grades: NS-12
| 393 students
St. Brigid School
St. Brigid School Photo
(Catholic)
695 Stevens Ave
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 797-7073
Grades: NS-8
| 330 students
Saint Dominic Academy
Saint Dominic Academy Photo - St. Dom's is a two campus school. Grades Pre-K - 6: Baird Avenue in Lewiston. Grades 7 - 12: Gracelawn Road in Auburn.
(Catholic)
121 Gracelawn Rd
Auburn, ME 04210
(207) 782-6911
Grades: PK-12
| 571 students
St. Dominic Academy-lewiston Campus
(Catholic)
17 Baird Ave
Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 782-6911
Grades: PK-5
| 196 students
St. James School
(Catholic)
(1)
25 Graham Street
Biddeford, ME 04005
(207) 282-4084
Grades: PK-8
| 168 students
St. John's Catholic School
(Catholic)
37 Pleasant Street
Brunswick, ME 04011
(207) 725-5507
Grades: PK-8
| 121 students
St. Michael School
(Catholic)
56 Sewall Street
Augusta, ME 04330
(207) 623-3491
Grades: PK-8
| 192 students
Seacoast Waldorf School
Seacoast Waldorf School Photo - Part of German class in the grades was baking German cookies for a celebration. Children learn German and Spanish starting in first grade.
Special Program Emphasis
(6)
403 ME-236
Eliot, ME 03903
(207) 686-3140
Grades: PK-8
| 149 students
Spurwink School
Special Education School
899 Riverside Street
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 771-1354
Grades: NS
| 231 students
Temple Academy
(Christian)
60 W River Rd
Waterville, ME 04901
(207) 873-5325
Grades: PK-12
| 174 students
Waynflete
Waynflete Photo - Upper School Campus
(1)
360 Spring St
Portland, ME 04102
(207) 274-5224
Grades: PK-12
| 581 students
Appletree School
Appletree School Photo
Alternative School
44 Two Lights Rd
Cape Elizabeth, ME 04107
(207) 799-4225
Grades: NS
| 40 students
Ashwood Waldorf School
Ashwood Waldorf School Photo - Ashwood Waldorf School's grade school building
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
180 Park St
Rockport, ME 04856
(207) 236-8021
Grades: PK-8
| 69 students
The Bay School
Special Program Emphasis
(3)
17 Bay School Dr
Blue Hill, ME 04614
(207) 374-2187
Grades: PK-8
| 84 students
Briarwood Children's House
Montessori School
432 Goodwins Mills Rd
Alfred, ME 04002
(207) 499-7754
Grades: PK-K
| 145 students
Brixham Montessori Friends School
Montessori School
(1)
18 Brickyard Court
York, ME 03909
(207) 351-2700
Grades: PK-5
| 112 students
Childlight Montessori School
Montessori School
395 Portland St
Berwick, ME 03901
(207) 384-0153
Grades: PK-K
| 24 students
The Children's Center
Daycare / Preschool
721 Stevens Ave
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 797-9366
Grades: PK-K
| 98 students
Children's House Montessori School
Montessori School
58 Elm St
Camden, ME 04843
(207) 236-2911
Grades: PK-K
| 73 students
Cocoons
Cocoons Photo - The playground!
Daycare / Preschool
35 Heath Rd
Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 985-6022
Grades: PK-1
| 47 students
Cornerspring Montessori School
Montessori School
256 Congress St
Belfast, ME 49156
(207) 338-5800
Grades: PK-7
| 72 students
Damariscotta Montessori School
Montessori School
93 Center St
Nobleboro, ME 04555
(207) 563-2168
Grades: PK-8
| 92 students
Grace Baptist Church School
(Baptist)
476 Summit St
Portland, ME 04103
(207) 797-0257
Grades: PK-12
| 24 students
Greater Houlton Christian Academy
(Christian)
27 School St
Houlton, ME 04730
(207) 532-0736
Grades: PK-12
| 123 students
Greater Lincoln Christian Academy
(Christian)
Lincoln Christian fellowship
Lincoln, ME 04457
(207) 403-3438
Grades: PK-8
| 24 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private daycares & preschools in Maine?
The top ranked private daycares & preschools in Maine include Berwick Academy, North Yarmouth Academy and Temple Academy.
How many private daycares & preschools are located in Maine?
72 private daycares & preschools are located in Maine.
How much do private daycares & preschools cost in Maine?
The average tuition cost is $12,155, which is lower than the Maine private school average tuition cost of $22,341.
How diverse are private daycares & preschools in Maine?
Maine private daycares & preschools are approximately 11% minority students, which is lower than the Maine private school average of 16%.
What percentage of private daycares & preschools are religiously affiliated in Maine?
49% of private daycares & preschools in Maine are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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