Welcome to Cape Elizabeth’s Superintendent Search

The Cape Elizabeth School Department, a top-performing school district in southern coastal Maine, has commenced a search for an outstanding educational leader with successful K-12 experience with students, teachers, parents, and community.  Strong consideration will be given to candidates who share and can build upon our vision of exceptional, innovative education and are able to continue to move our district toward its goals.

Cape Elizabeth Schools strive to go beyond standard measurements of achievement in order to empower and nurture the potential of all its students. At the heart of Cape Elizabeth schools are our values of Community, Academics, Passion, and Ethics.

The School Board seeks candidates who wish to join our vibrant, active ocean-side community in exploring even greater opportunities for excellence in our schools.  The application deadline is Monday November 6, 2017, with first round interviews the following week.  Effective Date:  July 1, 2018.  Please click on the Timeline link at the top of the page for a thorough list of process dates.

Total student enrollment 1605
Average Drop-out Rate: 0%
Current operating budget:  $24.8 M
Budget information:  https://sites.google.com/a/capeelizabethschools.org/budget/
Average percentage of citizen approval of school budget at referendum: 60%
One seven-member School Board
Three schools on a single campus