Midcoast STEAM Microschool
Tel: (207) 543-3387
- MSM is a modern one-room K-5 schoolhouse located in Rockland.
- Our academic focus is on STEAM (STEAM is like STEM but includes the Arts, so, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Mathematics) but our true focus is on cultivating happy healthy children.
- We are a small private 'microschool' & afterschool educational program located in the Lincoln St. Center.
Midcoast STEAM Microschool places among the top 20% of private schools in Maine for:
- Category Attribute
- Affordability Least expensive tuition
- Advanced Degrees Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees
|School Type||School with Special Program Emphasis|
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-5|
|Total Students||15 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||3 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$4,000|
|Admissions Director||Pam Bryer|
- Truth be told, every microschool self-defines, and here at MSM we like to think of a microschool as a place for students to pursue their interests with flexibility while still being exposed to education fundamentals. We are purposely a tiny program with few students. We focus on developing the whole child. We love safe unstructured outdoor & indoor play as much as we love structured outdoor & indoor play. We work on finding balance between technology and nature. We meet for 3-5 days a week. We move our bodies when they need moving. We are place-based and project-based learners. We recognize that each child develops fundamental skills at their own unique rate. We embrace a multi-aged classroom. We embrace technology. We work on leadership, cooperation, and teamwork skills. We are a modern one-room schoolhouse.
Nearby Private Schools
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Rockland Grades: 9-12 | 25 students
24 Lincoln St
Rockland, ME 04841
(207) 230-7341 1.1 9-12
- Rockland Grades: PK-8 | 52 students
1 Waldo Avenue
Rockland, ME 04841
(207) 596-6460 2.1 PK-8
- Rockport Grades: PK-9 | 42 students
73 Warrenton St
Rockport, ME 04856
(207) 596-6405 6.7 PK-9
- Camden Grades: PK-3 | 53 students
58 Elm St
Camden, ME 04843
(207) 236-2911 8.3 PK-3
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