York County Department of Education

Find York County Maine departments of education (DOE) and boards of education. Departments of education provide information on K-12 schools, secondary education and high school, and higher education including colleges and universities.


Berwick Town Department of Education 388 Somersworth Road North Berwick ME 03906 207-676-2150


Biddeford Department of Education 23 Maplewood Avenue Biddeford ME 04005 207-282-8276

Kittery Department of Education 200 Rogers Road Kittery ME 03904 207-475-1334

Old Orchard Beach Department of Education 40 Emerson Cummings Boulevard Old Orchard Beach ME 04064 207-934-3704

Saco Department of Education 80 Common Street Saco ME 04072 207-282-0631

Sanford ME Department of Education 52 High Street Sanford ME 04073 207-324-8080

Sanford Maine Department of Education 917 Main Street Sanford ME 04073 207-324-2811

York Department of Education 1 Robert Stevens Drive York ME 03909 207-363-3528

York ME Department of Education 469A US Route 1 York ME 03909 207-363-3403

York Maine Department of Education 286 Long Sands Road York ME 03909 207-363-7922

What are the ESEA Title I and IDEA grants?

The ESEA Title I and IDEA grants are among the largest federal education grant programs. ESEA Title I provides funding to school districts with high numbers of low-income students. IDEA grants provide funding for special education programs.

What are the Common Core Standards?

The Common Core Standards are a set of academic standards for math and language arts, which establish benchmarks for student skills and abilities at each grade level. The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) and the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) developed the Common Core Standards. Adoption of these standards is voluntary, and forty two states have chosen to adopt the Common Core Standards.

Does the U.S. Department of Education run Head Start?

No. Head Start is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services. It provides preschool and other family health services to low-income families.