Currently accepting applications!

Lincoln Academy encourages applications from community minded students who aspire to achieve their goals.

International Boarders

live outside the United States

and live in the dorms throughout the school year

Domestic Boarders

are from the United States

and live in the dorms throughout the school year

Midcoast Boarders

are from the state of Maine

and live in the dorms throughout the school year

Day Students

live locally and attend school during the day

and travel home each night after their extracurriculars

Apply for the 2023-2024 Academic Year


To apply, please fill out an online application form and collect the following documents.

  • Online application form
  • English teacher recommendation form (available online)
  • Math teacher recommendation form (available online)
  • School transcripts from the past three years
  • One of the following: Duolingo, IELTS, TOEFL iBT (school code 3634)
  • Photocopy of passport photo page
  • Photocopy of the visa and I-20 Form, if currently studying in the U.S.
  • Proof of financial support (Bank statement of fixed deposit preferred)
  • Video Interview with Director of Admissions via Zoom, WeChat, or WhatsApp

Upload documents to the online portal, or send directly to

DOMESTIC APPLICANTS (US and Maine Boarding Students)

How to apply:

  • Online application form
  • School transcripts from the past two years
  • Math and English Teacher Recommendations
  • Proof of insurance coverage
  • Interview

We offer rolling admissions for domestic students until January 1st, but the transition to our school and community is easiest at the start of the first two trimesters (Late August and late November).


Each year, Maine students from over 20 different towns choose to attend Lincoln Academy. Each students’ circumstances are different, so please reach out by phone, email or inquire at this link. We will provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision and walk you through the enrollment process.

Please contact Hilary Petersen, Associate Director of Admissions, for information on scheduling a visit and enrollment: or 207-563-3596, ext. 1107.

Please contact Annie Edwards, Director of Career and Academic Counseling, for information on academics and credit transfer: or 207-563-3596, ext. 2127.

Students decorate the windows of the Dining Commons for Homecoming '22

Thank you for your interest in Lincoln Academy and for your time and effort in completing our application process. We look forward to receiving your application materials and learning more about you.

Katy Nicketakis, Director of Admissions,

Lincoln Academy
81 Academy Hill, Newcastle, ME 04553
Phone: 207.563.3596
Mobile: 207.615.9500


Lincoln Academy admits students of any race, religion, gender, national origin, or sexual orientation in the rights, privileges, programs and activities available to students at the school.  LA does not discriminate in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid, or any other programs administered by the school.