Education In Unorganized Territory (EUT)

You can find more information on the EUT use of ESSER Funds here

EUT Use of ESSER Funds Fraud, waste and abuse notice _0.pdf

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Pursuant to 2001, c. 454, §11 (AMD), children who reside with a parent in the unorganized territory or who are resident emancipated minors or residents at least 18 years old are eligible to attend elementary and secondary schools and to receive appropriate special education and related services without charge to themselves or their parents. Education must be provided in alignment with the system of learning results as established in section 6209 under the direction of the commissioner and must meet the general standards for elementary and secondary schooling and special education established.


  • Unorganized territory - territory not part of a municipality.
  • Unorganized unit - an unorganized township, gore, strip, tract, surplus, point, patent, peninsula, island, deorganized town or plantation, or any other distinct portion of the unorganized territory.

Learn more about Maine Statues for Education in Unorganized Territory: Title 20-A, Chapter 119: Unorganized Territory.





Richard Colpitts
Director of State Schools
Phone: 207-624-6895 / 207-557-2527 (Cell)