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Lincoln Academy

Private Boarding School – Newcastle , Maine

Lincoln Academy (LA) has a proud tradition of preparing students to meet the intellectual demands of the future for over 200 years. As an accredited, independent, secondary school with deep roots in Mid-Coast Maine, Lincoln Academy serves students by providing not only a comprehensive academic curriculum but also a diverse blend of extra-curricular opportunities.

For Lincoln Academy’s main campus there are modern science labs, dining facilities, updated teaching facilities, a Black Box Theater, a full gymnasium and historic library. The sports facilities include tennis courts, a state of the art artificial turf field, and a new baseball field.

Sports and Arts
Lincoln Academy offers an extensive athletic program and a non-cut sport during each season. Lincoln Academy has an award winning Visual and Performing Arts program, including the One Act Festival performers and Lincoln Aires vocal ensemble.

Awards and Accomplishments
Lincoln has won numerous awards including; Music Educator of the Year 2013, Celebrated Fine Arts Faculty, Technology Leader of the Year 2013, Maine State Champions – Debate, and Maine State Math Meet 2015 – second place.

Dormitories and Student Life
Lincoln Academy has newly renovated residence halls and one brand new dormitory on campus. Boarding students enjoy a homelike atmosphere with live-in dorm parents; spacious, comfortable rooms; delicious meals; and a full complement of evening and weekend activities..

Newcastle is located one hour from Portland, Maine and three hours from Boston, Massachusetts.

Area population: 6,000
Regional website: Damariscotta Region

Estimated Start Date: Late August
Estimated End Date: Mid-June (earlier for graduates)

School Facts

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IB Programs


Offer Diploma


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Campus Size

100 Acres

Religious Affiliation


Foreign Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Acceptance Rate


  • Band
  • Big Band
  • Ceramics
  • Choir
  • Chorus
  • Drawing
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Theatre

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • European History
  • French Language and Culture
  • Macroeconomics
  • Music Theory
  • Physics
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art 2D
  • US History


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bocce
  • Bowling
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Indoor Track
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Snowshoeing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Academic Team
  • Alpha Sigma Gamma
  • Art Society
  • Book Club
  • Chess
  • Chorus
  • Civic Right
  • Climate
  • Debate
  • Drama
  • Game
  • Hand in Hand
  • Honor Council
  • Horseback Riding
  • International
  • Jazz Band
  • Literary Magazine
  • Math
  • Media Center
  • Model United Nations
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Philosophy
  • Ski
  • Social
  • Student Council
  • Tech Crew
  • Yearbook

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Amherst College, Berklee College of Music, Boston University, Bowdoin College, Brandeis University, Brown University, Clark University, Colgate University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Mount Holyoke College, New York University, Northeastern University, Ohio State University, Pace University, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University, Pratt Institute, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Rochester Institute of Technology, Smith College, Stanford University, Syracuse University, University of Vermont, Wesleyan University, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Yale University

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Closest International and Local Airports: Portland International Jetport (PWM) 
For Details Visit Website: Lincoln Academy

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