Thank you for considering Lincoln Academy!

With over 160 courses, 40 clubs and sports, a beautiful campus and a warm, friendly community, there’s a place for you at Lincoln Academy. We know that choosing a high school is an important decision and are happy to answer any questions you might have. One of the best ways to decide whether we are the right school for you is to visit our campus or give us a call. We are happy to arrange a shadow day and tour for you.

For students residing in Maine towns WITH SCHOOL CHOICE:
If you live in the following towns, you have choice of where to attend high school:

Alna, Bremen, Bristol, Chelsea, Damariscotta, Edgecomb, Jefferson, Newcastle, Nobleboro, Palermo, Port Clyde, Somerville, South Bristol, Southport, St. George, Tenant’s Harbor, Westport Island, Whitefield, and Windsor.

If you are not sure about whether your town has choice, please contact your town office to inquire. Students who live in towns with high school choice should file a Proof of Residency Form with their town office.

For students residing in Maine towns WITHOUT CHOICE of high school:
Students who reside in towns without school choice go through the application process to apply to attend Lincoln Academy. Students may enter in any grade, 9-12. Tuition for day students from towns without choice is $14,900 for the 24-25 school year. Need-based financial aid is available.

Contact our admissions office at or 207-563-3596 ext. 1107 with any questions about the enrollment process including inquiries about school choice, financial aid questions, or to schedule a tour or campus visit. 


Katy Nicketakis : Director of Admissions
Katy Nicketakis

Katy Nicketakis has worked in education for over 20 years. Most recently, she served as Associate Director of Admissions at Thornton Academy where she helped to bring in both international and day students. She also directed the Summer at Thornton Academy program, a 4-week summer program for boarding students. Prior to this, she worked in Marketing & Communications and also as a classroom teacher (French, Spanish, and Geometry) for twelve years.

Ms. Nicketakis lives with her husband, Clint, their two cats and five chickens, and enjoys cooking, reading, hiking, skiing, playing tennis, and exploring the gorgeous coast of Maine!

Academic Affiliations:

Knox College, BA - mathematics, UMaine, MAT - secondary education

Hilary Petersen : Associate Director of Admissions
Hilary Petersen (207) 563-3596 ext. 1107

Mrs. Petersen has worked at Lincoln Academy since 2015 and sincerely enjoys the one-on-one interactions she has with students from all over the world. Before LA, she taught high school boys at The Deck House School in Edgecomb, Maine.  Mrs. Petersen is active in the local community and volunteers with the AOS93 Adult Education Board and the  North Nobleboro Community Association. She loves reading and gardening in her spare time, but most of all, spending time with her husband and two children in midcoast Maine.

Academic Affiliations:

B.S. Biology, Providence College
B.A. Chemistry, Providence College