Chewonki Elementary and Middle School is an intentionally small independent school in Wiscasset, Maine, for children in grades 1-8 that models the best in innovative education, integrated academic programs, and experiential learning. Extending our 100-year tradition of educating children and young adults in the outdoors, we have designed our place-based school program with current research that reflects best practices for high-impact teaching and learning.
Chewonki Elementary and Middle School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is a State of Maine Approved Private School.
Mission of the Chewonki Foundation
Chewonki inspires transformative growth, teaches appreciation and stewardship of the natural world, and challenges people to build thriving, sustainable communities throughout their lives.