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

Students land easily at Lincoln, finding friends, clubs, and teams to join. Our international program brings cultures from all over the world together in a small, family-like dorm setting.


Challenge Yourself

Find your passion

LA offers classes from poetry to physics, from robotics to martial arts.


Play your game

Get Active

LA has a sport for every athlete. Check out the athletics page for details.


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. Click here for a list.

Performing Arts

The world is your stage

Award Winning Programs

As a student at LA you can join band, orchestra, choir, and acting classes as part of your academic schedule, and be part of a play or jazz band after school.


Tech out

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

Whether you study AP computer science, wood shop, or oceanography, or join our championship math and robotics teams, LA STEM classes meet students where they are.


Welcome to the Twin Villages

Walk to Town

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 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

Lighten Up!

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.

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