Midcoast STEAM Microschool

  • 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.

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Midcoast STEAM Microschool places among the top 20% of private schools in Maine for:

School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-5

Student Body

Total Students15 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Midcoast STEAM Microschool Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,000
Admissions DirectorPam Bryer

School Notes

  • 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

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rockland
    Grades: 9-12 | 25 students
    1.1 miles
    24 Lincoln St
    Rockland, ME 04841
    (207) 230-7341
    1.1 9-12
    25
  • Rockland
    Grades: PK-8 | 52 students
    2.1 miles
    1 Waldo Avenue
    Rockland, ME 04841
    (207) 596-6460
    2.1 PK-8
    52
  • Rockport
    Riley School
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    Alternative School
    Grades: PK-9 | 42 students
    6.7 miles
    73 Warrenton St
    Rockport, ME 04856
    (207) 596-6405
    6.7 PK-9
    42
  • Rockport
    Ashwood Waldorf School
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    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 79 students
    7.1 miles
    180 Park St
    Rockport, ME 04856
    (207) 236-8021
    7.1 PK-8
    79
  • Camden
    Grades: PK-3 | 53 students
    8.3 miles
    58 Elm St
    Camden, ME 04843
    (207) 236-2911
    8.3 PK-3
    53

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