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 through engaging their hands, hearts, and minds. Learn More >

High School

Encouraging depth of thought, commitment, and character through rigorous academics, 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

Mon 30
Tue 01

Douglas Gerwin Public Talk

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

How the High School Builds on the Lower School: A public talk by Douglas Gerwin. The transition from elementary to high school can be compared to the metamorphosis of leaf into blossom. What was hidden becomes manifest; what was potential becomes actual. And what was approached in the lower school through the more dreamy life of […]

Advent Gardens are scheduled for 3:45, 4:30, 5:15 & 6:00 pm.

Thu 03

High School Tour

December 3 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

High School Tour for parents: Observe high school classes at every grade level. Gray Hall, 83 Pineland Dr, New Gloucester. Reservations: 207-865-3900, Ext.103 or admissions@mainecoastwaldorf.org.

Fri 04

Maine Coast Waldorf News

  • Peace Poster Contest WinnerPeace Poster Contest Winner
    Tuesday, November 17, 2015

    Six sixth graders participated in the Lion’s Club International ‘Share Peace’ poster contest. Samantha Malley, Amelia Gebhardt, Michael Willard, Ella Quigg, Justin Liang and Conrad Anderson created beautifully creative posters and received certificates from the Lion’s Club. Justin Liang’s poster was chosen as the winner for Freeport, and now goes on to the Maine State […]

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  • Time to Rise and ShineTime to Rise and Shine
    Monday, November 2, 2015

    The transition to preschool is a big moment in the lives of young children.  For many of them, it is the first time they are entering the world on their own.  It can take time to gain confidence about this transition and begin to enjoy the feeling of independence. Kelly Barham, one of our preschool teachers, […]

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  • MCWS is Class C runner-up at Regionals!MCWS is Class C runner-up at Regionals!
    Monday, October 26, 2015

    Congratulations to the high school girls and boys Maine Coast Waldorf Cross Country Teams on their performance Saturday, 10/24 at Regionals in Cumberland! The girls were Class C runner-up and the boys place 5th. Both teams qualified for the state meet this coming weekend!

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