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Lee Academy

Private Boarding School – Lee , Maine

Lee Academy is a private, co-educational boarding school located in scenic and safe Lee, Maine, USA with 270 total students, 75 are boarders. Lee Academy was established in 1845 and we have a long history of being a day and boarding school for students from around the world.

They offer classes for 9-12 grades and postgraduate studies (ages 14-19). Our boarders stay in one of four newly renovated housing facilities on campus. Students take classes preparing them for university, along with classes helping with SAT and TOEFL preparation. Lee Academy curriculum emphasizes math, writing, problem solving and personal development. With small classes, 10 AP courses and the Academic Learning Lab; learning at Lee is designed to meet individual student needs and ensure personal attention. Many activities and athletic opportunities are also offered to students.

Academic and Sport Facilities
Main Academy Building, Dingley Science Building, Alumni Building, two gymnasiums, cross country trail, two soccer fields, baseball and softball fields.

Dormitories and School Residences
There are four dormitories at Lee Academy: one large boys dormitory, one small boys dormitory, two small girls homes. All dormitories are equipped with wireless internet, TV rooms, and laundry facilities.

Lee is located about 45 minutes north of Bangor.

Area Population: 1,000
Town website: Town of Lee

Starting Dates
Open enrollment.

Estimated Start Date: Mid-August (For Orientation)
Estimate End Date: Late June

Other Services Offered:

  • Academic progress reports
  • Airport transfer service
  • Assistance in acquiring books and material
  • Help with holiday accommodation
  • Help with travels during holidays
  • Orientation upon arrival

School Facts

Founded in 1845

Student Population


Number of Students

250 (25% international)


9-12 PG

Teacher/Student Ratio


Average Class Size


ESL Programs


IB Programs


Offer Diploma


School Uniform


Campus Size

400 Acres

Religious Affiliation


SAT Average


Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Spanish


  • Architectural Drawing
  • Art Honors
  • Beginner Art
  • Beginning Band
  • Chorus
  • Concert Band
  • Digital Photography
  • Guitar
  • Introduction to Drama
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Piano
  • Studio Art

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Macroeconomics
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • US Government and Politics
  • US History


  • Alpine Skiing
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Golf
  • Indoor Track
  • Skiing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Art
  • Civic Right
  • Envirothon
  • French Language
  • Math
  • National Honor Society
  • Peer Counselor
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Student Ministries
  • The Mind
  • Student Council
  • Wilderness Experience
  • Yearbook

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Arizona State University, Binghamton University, Boston University, Bryant College, Butler University, California State University, Central Connecticut, College of New Rochelle, College of Charleston, College for Creative Studies, Elmira College, Fisher College, Golden West Junior College, Grove City College, Husson College, Indiana University, Institute of American Indian Arts, Johnson & Wales University, LaSalle University, Lasell College, Lehigh University, Maine Maritime Academy, Michigan State University, Mount Ida College, Newbury College, New England College, Northeastern University, Ohio State University, Parsons School of Design, Penn State university, Purdue University, Pratt Institute, Quincy College, Rhode Island School of Design, Richland College, Roger Williams, San Jose State University, Siena College, Sierra College, Southern Methodist University, St. Joseph’s College, Stony Brook University, Syracuse University, Temple University, Thomas College, Unity College, University of Maine, University at Albany, University of Arizona, University of Central Florida, University of Dayton, University of Illinois, University of Massachusetts, University of Las Vegas, University of New Hampshire, United States Naval Academy, University of Southern Maine, University of Toledo, University of Washington, University of Wisconsin, Washington State University, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

University Acceptance Rate:

Closest International and Local Airports: Bangor International Airport - 45 Minutes Away (BGR), Portland International Jetport - Two and a Half Hours Away (PWM), Boston Logan International Airport - Four Hours Away (BOS)
For Details Visit Website: Lee Academy

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