Bucksport Center

Center Coordinator: Jackie Buotte

Bucksport ECEC
66 Bridge Street
Bucksport, ME 04416

Service Area: Bucksport, Orland, Verona Island, Prospect

Enrollment: 3 classrooms of 16 children each, 3 and 4 year olds, Head Start and Public Pre-K

We actively encourage and facilitate participation of children of all abilities and their families. Our staff is trained in working with children with disabilities and local service providers to ensure that all children’s individual needs are met.

Model: September – May, 4 mornings per week

Schedule: 7:30 am – 11:30 am

Meals: Healthy breakfast and lunch served in the classroom family style, with teachers and children eating together; meals provided at no cost to parents.

Fees: There are no fees for Head Start or Pre-K programs

Transportation: Public School Bus transportation available for 4 year olds. For families of three year olds or for those who choose not to use the school bus, we do have some funds available to assist Head Start eligible families with the cost of transportation.

Directions: Located at 66 Bridge Street in Bucksport at the Jewett School on the corner of Bridge Street and Broadway. Head to Bucksport following Route 1 out of Ellsworth. Hannaford is on your left just before the traffic light. After the traffic light, Bridge Street is on the right. Follow Bridge Street to the end. The Jewett School is the building on the left.


Learning about Farm Life

In Sherry and Kelly’s classroom children have been learning about life on a farm.  Thanks to Farmer Floyd and Farmer Terri we’ve had visits from pigs and chicks!


Dad Day (March 14,2014)

We painted, built and raced wooden cars!