A place your business can call home in Franklin County, Maine


Franklin County is the home of many educational systems from pre-schooling programs and newly renovated public schools to a public university attracting young people from all over the country.

Mt Blue Campus

Mt. Abram in MSAD58, Mt. Blue in RSU 9, Rangeley Lakes Regional School in RSU 78, Spruce Mountain in RSU 73, and Stratton Elementary School are all public districts in the area. All of the high schools in these districts allow interested students to take courses at the Foster Career Technical Education Center in Farmington, which provides opportunities for a hands-on education in many available programs.


In addition to public schools, Franklin County is also home to the University of Maine at Farmington. UMF enrolls around 1,800 full-time students, putting it at a comparable size to many of New England’s private colleges but with a highly affordable tuition. Farmington’s community was built on the founding fathers’ goal for highly educated residents, and UMF was the first public institution of higher education in the entire State of Maine.

Carrabassett Valley Academy

Franklin County is also home to the Carrabassett Valley Academy, a private middle and high school at Sugarloaf Mountain. CVA is a unique private school offering a balance of college preparatory academics and competitive ski and snowboard training.