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Welcome to Poland Spring Academy

Looking for something different for your school-aged child(ren)  up through 11 years old this summer? We are planning for an educationally enhanced childcare program to start after July 4th. Check it out!

More details regarding activities will be added once we begin to know who is coming, and what their ages are. However, we are planning reading times, science projects, hiking in the woods, visiting local parks, etc…

Give us a call or drop us a line. We’d love to hear from you!

7 weeks – starts week of July 4th – adjusted for 4 days, ends August 19th


Full Time (40 hours)

$50 One-time registration fee

Week Care: $150 First Child

$120 per week – each child after that


Extended care:

7:30 – 8:00 AM $5 per day, $30 per week per child

4:00 – 5:00 PM $10 per day, $60 per week per child


Part-time (min of 5 hours/wk)

$25 One-time Registration Fee

$4.5 per hour one child

$4 per hour each child after that


Drop-in Daily Rate

$25 One-time Registration Fee
$35.00 per day for one child

$25.00 per day for each child after that

48 Hour notice required
Summer Activity Fee $15.00 for one child + $10 each child after that (This would cover basic art etc supplies)

Field Trips: There will be some extra charges for field trips, please check with us for more details.

We are stepping out in faith that we will be all set in the fall to officially re-open our preschool program.

If you, or someone you know, would like to reserve a spot, please be in touch soon, as they are already over half-filled! (We have 5 filled with those who have already requested it)


Would you be willing to help us Bridge the Gap? We are working hard to start our next fiscal year completely in the black, but need a little help to get there.

You can read about our journey to this point in my letter, and use the Paypal link to the left to donate if you would like. Checks can be mailed to our street or post office box as well.

Thank you for your help! Without generous people like you, we would not be able to do what we do for our students!






We had a great talent show at the school on Thursday, January 28th. Several students participated, and all had a fun time celebrating each others’ successes!


We have scheduled a talent show for the area residents on March 19th at the Poland town hall, too. We’ll have more information as time passes, but make sure to let your friends and family know!


In the meantime…

Jon and Tamyson of Brilliant Smiles came to our school this week to talk with the k-4 students about dental hygiene. Thank you!





Beth (from Future Foods in Mechanic Falls) drew the names for us.
The winners will be announced soon!

For more on what’s been happening at our school, please check out our newsletters.

Making volcano

Making a volcano

A little soggy from the rain, but still turned out great!

A little soggy from the rain, but still turned out great!

Visiting teacher/archeologist had the classes' rapt attention.

Visiting teacher/archeologist had the classes’ rapt attention.

Shooting corks with mentos and Coke

Shooting corks with Mentos and Coke

From The Next Generation Foundation:
Poland Spring Academy offers a very needed educational alternative, and does so with limited resources and lots and lots of heart. The staff is exemplary of the kind dedication that makes Maine a great place to live. The Next Generation Foundation is pleased to offer a grant of $50,000 in student activities and building maintenance.