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

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

The nearest high school to Midcoast STEAM Microschool is Watershed School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school and preschool is Pen Bay Christian School (2.1 miles away)
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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
  • Rockland
    Grades: PK-8 | 85 students
    2.1 miles
    1 Waldo Avenue
    Rockland, ME 04841
    (207) 596-6460
    2.1 PK-8
  • Rockport
    Riley School
    Riley School Photo - writing in science journal
    Alternative School
    Grades: PK-9 | 42 students
    6.7 miles
    73 Warrenton St
    Rockport, ME 04856
    (207) 596-6405
    6.7 PK-9
  • Rockport
    Ashwood Waldorf School
    Ashwood Waldorf School Photo - Ashwood Waldorf School's grade school building
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: PK-8 | 79 students
    7.1 miles
    180 Park St
    Rockport, ME 04856
    (207) 236-8021
    7.1 PK-8
  • Camden
    Grades: PK-3 | 53 students
    8.3 miles
    58 Elm St
    Camden, ME 04843
    (207) 236-2911
    8.3 PK-3

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The average private school tuition in Maine is $8,286 for elementary schools and $29,801 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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