School DescriptionSCHOOL PROFILE
Lincoln Academy serves students by providing a comprehensive academic curriculum and a variety of extra-curricular opportunities. With signature programs in Economics & Entrepreneurship, Design, Engineering & Technology, and Visual & Performing Arts, international students can focus their studies for future careers.
For Lincoln Academy’s main campus there are modern science labs, dining facilities, updated teaching facilities, a Black Box Theater, a full gymnasium, and two new residence halls. The sports facilities include tennis courts, a state of the art artificial turf field, and an updated baseball field.
SPORTS AND ARTS
Lincoln Academy offers an extensive athletic program and no-cut sport teams.
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 two brand new dormitories 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.
Visit School Site: Lincoln Academy
Visit City Site: Newcastle, Maine
- 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades at School
- 100 acres Campus Size
- 12% Percentage of International Students
Diploma Year Offered?Yes
Student PopulationCoEd - School for both genders
English as Second Language (ESL) Support AvailableYes
Accepting Students in GradesNo
Other - Eligibility Requirements?Financial Aid form needs to be filled-out before any scholarships are awarded. *Grade 12 acceptance is competitive
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