is a school in Blue Hill, Maine, which has been called magical;
a place where childhood is held sacred and everything is done
to ensure its fullest unfolding. Here, dedicated teachers and
parents share a vision of education that guides human beings
toward fulfillment and freedom. In a world of accelerating change
and increasing conformity, the unhurried approach of the Bay
School educates children to meet life with self-confidence and
Our mission is to provide an education that engages and nurtures the whole child, inspiring a balanced growth of heart, mind, body and spirit. We are committed to developing in our students inner confidence, responsibility, self-motivation, a love of learning, imagination, creativity, and intellectual clarity. The educational ideals and values of the school, rooted in the Waldorf tradition, create a community of children, alumni, parents, faculty, friends and neighbors imbued with reverence for others and the natural world.
Bay School is located on a beautiful 36-acre campus, which encompasses
woods, trails, athletic fields, meadows, a chicken coop, gardens,
and a playground. One of the most treasured memories of Bay School
graduates is the value placed on outdoor time.
School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools
and Colleges and is affiliated with the Association of Waldorf
Schools of North America. The
Bay School welcomes families of any race or religion.
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