Early Childhood

Building upon the natural wonder, curiosity, and imagination of young children through play. Learn More >

Grades 1-8

Developing inquisitive, confident, and well-rounded students by engaging hands, hearts, and minds. Learn More >

High School

Encouraging students to develop inner strength through challenging academics, invigorating arts and extracurriculars. Learn More >

Inspiring students who will one day inspire the world.

About Maine Coast Waldorf School

Founded in 1984 as Merriconeag Waldorf School, Maine Coast Waldorf serves some 250 students from early childhood through high school. Between our early childhood-8th grade campus in Freeport and our high school at Pineland Farms, our students take advantage of acres of outdoor classrooms and woodland trails.

We foster independent thinking, creative problem solving, and a sense of connection to equip students for future challenges, while inspiring them to create their own opportunities.

At Maine Coast Waldorf School, we offer an education for life.

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Upcoming Events

Sat 30

Dyslexia for a Day Workshop

April 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This workshop was created by the Dyslexia Training Institute so individuals or groups that are interested in learning more about dyslexia and what those with dyslexia often experience with reading, writing and processing can experience a hands-on simulation. This workshop is excellent for: experienced teachers, teacher training candidates, administrators, practitioners, immediate and extended family members, […]

Sun 01

Merriconeag Poetry Festival

May 1 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Merriconeag Poetry Festival judge Rachel Contreni Flynn has selected twenty deserving high school poets to be honored on May 1 at Maine Coast Waldorf School in Freeport. Five regional high schools placed multiple winners among the twenty finalists:  Falmouth High School led the way with five, followed by Cape Elizabeth and Deering High Schools with […]

Tue 03

Grades Tour

May 3 @ 8:15 am - 10:30 am

Tour begins in Community Hall, Observe grade school classrooms and talk with a teacher about the Waldorf approach to the elementary and middle grades. For adults only. Reservations: 207-865-3900, Ext. 103or admissions@mainecoastwaldorf.org.

Tue 03

G 5 & 6 Parent Evenings

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wed 04

Early Childhood Parent Evening

May 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Maine Coast Waldorf Blog

  • Literacy, Writing and Life in the Second GradeLiteracy, Writing and Life in the Second Grade
    Friday, April 15, 2016

    Second grade is a year of polarities. Second graders are naughty and nice, compassionate and unkind, focused and distracted- all sometimes in the span of one short interaction. With this understanding of their developmental stage in mind, language arts is brought to second graders in Waldorf schools through two main literary themes: stories of saints […]

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  • History and Economics in the Waldorf High SchoolHistory and Economics in the Waldorf High School
    Monday, April 4, 2016

    There are many approaches to the study of history. The lens through which one observes the past will determine the lessons one can draw from that past. For example, a Marxist approach would focus on the relationship and struggle between the economic classes. One can look primarily at cultural history or trends in the history […]

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  • Teaching French as a Foreign Language in Kindergarten and Elementary SchoolTeaching French as a Foreign Language in Kindergarten and Elementary School
    Friday, March 18, 2016

    First of all, it is nice to be asked to write this, my first entry into our school blog.  I’ve come to like blogs in general and as a foreign language teacher, I’ve especially enjoyed reading the blogs of some of our alumni who have blogged as they traveled or worked abroad. One of our […]

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