Lincoln Academy

Newcastle, Maine, USA

Newcastle, Maine, USA
  • Founded in


  • % of international students


  • Average Class Size


  • Student/Teacher Ratio


  • ESL Offered


  • AP Courses


  • 1 hour from Portland.
  • Nearest International Airport: PWM

Why students ♥ Lincoln Academy

Lincoln Academy has been educating with the purpose of helping students achieve their highest goals for over 200 years and is one of the oldest secondary schools in Maine. The school is located in the Atlantic Ocean coast region, an area highlighted by beautiful scenery and a variety of cultural and environmental activities. Lincoln is one of the best high schools in the US and its programs include Robotics, Digital Fabrication, Marine Biology, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership.


AP Courses
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Statistics
  • Biology
  • Physics: Mechanics
  • English Literature & Composition
  • English Language & Composition
  • U.S. History
  • Studio Art
  • Music Theory
  • Spanish Language
  • French Language
  • Environmental Science
  • Macroeconomics
  • European History
  • Chemistry

Support Programs

  • ESL: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • ESL Biology
  • ESL History

Foreign Languages

  • Spanish & French (Level 1 through AP)
  • Rotating year of enrichment study in languages (Italian, Japanese, Russian, and German).
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Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Soccer, Tennis, Lincoln County Football, Basketball, Softball, Cheerleading, Track, Swimming, Wrestling, Baseball, Lacrosse.


Clubs & Organizations


Alpha Sigma Gamma, Anime, Art, Band & Jazz Groups, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Civil Rights Team, Chess, Climate Action Group, Debate Team, Gardening, Habitat for Humanity, Interact,  International, LA Players Improv Group, Library Aides, Literary Magazine, Magic: The Gathering Club, Marine Explorers, Math Team, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, Outing Club, Peer Tutors, Philosophy, Robotics, Science, Sigma Sigma Chi, Student Council. Student Wellness Team, Tech Team, Theater Productions, Unity: Gay/Straight/Trans Alliance, Writing.


College Acceptance


American University, Amherst College, Bates College, Berklee College of Music, Boston College, Boston University, Bowdoin College, Brandeis University, Brown University, Colby College, Dartmouth College, Dickinson College, Drexel University, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University,  Harvard University, Michigan State University, Middlebury College, Mount Holyoke College, New York University, Penn State University, Purdue University, Smith College, Stanford University, Williams College, Yale University.

Housing and Dorms

The school offers on-campus housing in a welcoming environment. Teachers and their families also live on campus providing 24h care for the students. 

Residential students have a choice to live in a newly renovated dormitory on campus or comfortable homestays within walking distance from campus. There are mostly double and occasionally single rooms with kitchenettes, laundry rooms, and big living rooms with TV and pianos.

Host family

All host families are located within less than 1 hour from school campus.