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State of Maine
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
PRIVATE SCHOOLS APPROVED FOR THE RECEIPT OF PUBLIC FUNDS FROM MAINE SCHOOL UNITS
Pursuant to 20-A MRSA Chapter 117, Sub-chapter 2
2012-2013  TUITION RATES FOR PRIVATE SCHOOLS
           
Elementary (K-8) Students Attending Private Schools
           

Note:  In accordance with 20-A MRSA Section 5804, subsection 2, the maximum tuition rate for public elementary students attending elementary private school is - $7,347.49

20-A MRSA §5804 (2): Tuition - Elementary School Students - Private Schools: The tuition payment to a private school shall not exceed the average per student cost in all public elementary schools in the State for the previous year as computed by the commissioner.

ELEMENTARY PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN MAINE:
 
2012-13
Maximum
Municipality ST Elementary School  
Tuition
Rockport ME Ashwood Waldorf School
$7,347.49
Blue Hill ME Bay School
$7,347.49
South Berwick ME Berwick Academy
$7,347.49
Norway ME Boxberry School
$7,347.49
Carrabasset Valley ME Carrabassett Valley Academy
$7,347.49
Edgecomb ME Center for Teaching and Learning
$7,347.49
Nobleboro ME Damariscotta Montessori School
$7,347.49
Hebron ME Hebron Academy
$7,347.49
Alna ME Juniper Hill School
$7,347.49
South Freeport ME L'Ecole Française du Maine
$7,347.49
Freeport ME Merriconeag Waldorf School
$7,347.49
Yarmouth ME North Yarmouth Academy
$7,347.49
Chelsea ME Stepping Stones Montessori School
$7,347.49
Old Town ME Stillwater Montessori School
$7,347.49
Saco ME Thornton Academy
$7,347.49
Portland ME Waynflete School
$7,347.49
       
Secondary  (9-12) Students Attending Private Schools

20-A MRSA §5806 (1) : Tuition - Secondary School Students - Private Schools: Tuition rates for a private school shall be computed as provided under section 5805, subsection 1, except that expenditures and number of students shall be based on the expenditures and students of that school.

20-A MRSA §5806 (2) : Tuition - Secondary School Students - Private Schools: The maximum allowable tuition charged to a school administrative unit by a private school is the rate established under subsection 1 or the state average per public secondary student cost as adjusted, whichever is lower, plus an insured value factor.

SECONDARY PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN MAINE:      
Insured 
2012-13
2012-13
Value
Maximum
Municipality ST Secondary School
Tuition Rate
Factor
Tuition
South Berwick ME Berwick Academy
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Blue Hill ME Blue Hill Harbor School
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Houlton ME Carleton Project School
$8,873.46
$0.00
$8,873.46
Carrabassett Valley ME Carrabassett Valley Academy
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Wiscasset ME Chewonki Semester School
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Camden ME Community School at Camden
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
New Gloucester ME Community School at Opportunity Farm
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
South China ME Erskine Academy
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Dover-Foxcroft ME Foxcroft Adademy
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Fryeburg ME Fryeburg Academy
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Blue Hill ME George Stevens Academy
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Bethel ME Gould Academy
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Hebron ME Hebron Academy
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Bath ME Hyde School
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Bangor ME John Bapst Memorial High School
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Kents Hill ME Kents Hill School
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Lee ME Lee Academy
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Newcastle ME Lincoln Academy
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Pittsfield ME Maine Central Institute
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Freeport ME Merriconeag Waldorf School
$8,873.46
$71.80
$8,945.26
Yarmouth ME North Yarmouth Academy
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Kennebunk ME The New School
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Saco ME Thornton Academy
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
East Machias ME Washington Academy
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
Camden ME Watershed School
$8,873.46
$47.14
$8,920.60
Portland ME Waynflete School
$8,873.46
$443.67
$9,317.13
           
PRIVATE SCHOOLS OUTSIDE OF MAINE:      
20-A MRSA §5808: Tuition - Elementary and Secondary School Students - Private Schools - Outside Maine : The tuition payment for students educated in whole in another state or country may not exceed the average per pupil cost in all secondary schools of this State. The legislative body of the school unit may vote to authorize its school board to pay a larger tuition rate.
2012-13
 
Maximum
Municipality ST Secondary School  
Tuition
Avon CT Avon Old Farms School  
$8,873.46
Wolfeboro NH Brewster Academy  
$8,873.46
Wellesley MA Dana Hall School  
$8,873.46
Troy NY Emma Willard School  
$8,873.46
Boston MA German International School Boston  
$8,873.46
Ghent NY Hawthorne Valley School  
$8,873.46
Wilton NH High Mowing School  
$8,873.46
Interlochen MI Interlochen Center for the Arts  
$8,873.46
Windsor CT Loomis Chaffee School  
$8,873.46
Pittsfield MA Miss Hall's School  
$8,873.46
Cleveland OH Montessori High School at University Circle  
$8,873.46
Andover NH Proctor Academy  
$8,873.46
Putney VT Putney School  
$8,873.46
Ft. Davis TX The High Frontier School  
$8,873.46
Watertown CT The Taft School  
$8,873.46
Tilton NH Tilton School  
$8,873.46
Natick MA Walnut Hill School for the Arts  
$8,873.46
Bethlehem NH White Mountain School  
           
More information regarding the approval of a private school for receipt of public funds is available at:
http://www.maine.gov/education/forms/misteam/efm240/efm240menu.htm