Why Lincoln Academy?

Everyone at Lincoln Academy chooses to be here.
Here are some of the reasons students choose LA:


You are welcome here!

Join our diverse & friendly community

There’s a place for you at Lincoln Academy, you’ll find friends, clubs, and teams to join. Our boarding program brings cultures from all over the world together in a small, family-like dorm setting.


Challenge Yourself

Find your passion

Lincoln Academy offers classes from poetry to physics, from robotics to martial arts. Discover all our academic offerings.


Play your game

Get Active

Lincoln Academy offers over 30 teams in our three seasons. Find your sport on our athletics page .


Clubs & Extracurriculars

There's something for everyone

LA offers over 40 clubs and activities including Debate Team, VEX Robotics, Model United Nations, Math Team, Winter Ski Club, and a student newspaper. Explore all of our clubs and activities.

Performing Arts

The world is your stage

Award Winning Programs

As a student at Lincoln Academy, you can join band, orchestra, choir, and acting classes as part of your academic day, and be part of a play or jazz band after school. Learn more about our arts program.


Tech out

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Whether you study AP computer science, wood shop, or oceanography, or join our championship math and robotics teams, Lincoln Academy STEM classes meet students where they are. Explore our STEM program in more detail.


Welcome to the Twin Villages

Located on the beautiful coast of Maine

The twin villages of Damariscotta and Newcastle are just down the hill and over the river from the LA campus, and feature restaurants, a public library, and fun shops. Students can easily walk to town to visit, eat, work, and get to know the neighborhood.


Friendly, approachable teachers

Find your mentor here

Lincoln Academy faculty really care about their students, and students feel the same. Communication is valued and actively taught as a foundational skill, which leads to rich discussion and deeper learning.


There is always room for laughter

Love where you go to school.

Homecoming and Winter Carnival set the stage for the lighter side of a Lincoln Academy education. The student section at LA games, class competitions, and dress up days encourage students to laugh while they learn.