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Admission Procedure Lincoln Academy has a rolling admission policy, which means that applications will be accepted throughout the school year and summer as long as there is available space. We recommend, however, that candidates complete the application process by March 1. An admission decision will be made within three weeks of an application file’s completion. Your application file should include the following: §

A completed application form with a $50 non-refundable application fee.

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Recommendation forms from your English teacher; math teacher; and your principal or counselor.

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A small photo album (at least five photos) or art portfolio showing your activities, family, or other things important to you.

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Copies of your school transcripts from the past three years.

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SSAT, ISEE, IELTS, iTEP SLATE, or TOEFL scores from your current school.

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A copy of the front inside page of your passport.

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A copy of your visa or I-20 Form, if you are currently studying in the U.S.

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Financial documentation.

Admission Policy 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.

Admission Requirements Lincoln Academy encourages applications from serious academic students who are open to new challenges and experiences. Admission to LA is based upon the candidate’s transcript; application; questionnaire and essay; teacher and administrative recommendations; standardized tests such as the SSAT, IELTS, or TOEFL; and Skype interview. A Skype interview is required for all applicants. Please contact the Director of Enrollment and Marketing to schedule an interview. 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. Lincoln Academy is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is approved by the Maine Department of Educational and Cultural Services. 81 Academy Hill, Newcastle, ME 04553, TEL: 207.563.3596, FAX: 207.563.1067, stearns@lincolnacademy.org www.lincolnacademy.org

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APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION Instructions: Carefully and legibly complete this form. After you have completed this form, please distribute the recommendation forms to the appropriate people.

Applicant Information First Name

Middle Name

Home Address Code

Family Name City

Preferred/Nickname State/Province

Country

Zip/Postal

Home Telephone (include country, city, and area codes)

Fax Number (include country, city, and area codes)

US Social Security Number (optional)

E-mail Address

Age

Country of Birth

Date of Birth (Mo/Day/Year)

________________________________________________________________________________ Month/Year for Entering Lincoln Current Grade Applying for Grade

Country of Citizenship  Male  Boarding  Female  Homestay

Family Information Parent/Guardian Name

Occupation

Name of Company

Home Address

City

State/Province

Country

Zip/Postal Code

Business Address

City

State/Province

Country

Zip/Postal Code

Home Telephone (include country, city, and area codes)

Business Telephone (include country, city, and area codes)

Fax Number (include country, city, and area codes)

E-mail Address

Parent/Guardian Name

Occupation

Name of Company

Home Address

City

State/Province

Country

Zip/Postal Code

Business Address

City

State/Province

Country

Zip/Postal Code

Home Telephone (include country, city, and area codes)

Business Telephone (include country, city, and area codes)

Fax Number (include country, city, and area codes)

E-mail Address

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Applicant lives with?

 Father  Mother  Both

 Other (name?) _______________________________

Where should admission materials be sent?  Father  Mother  Both

 Other (name?) _______________________________

Where should bills be sent?

 Other (name?) _______________________________

Check if appropriate:

 Father  Mother  Both

 Father Deceased  Mother Deceased

 Parents Divorced  Parents Separated

 Father Remarried  Mother Remarried

If parents are divorced or separated, who has legal custody of the applicant? ___________________________________________________ Are you applying for financial aid?  Yes

 No

If yes, the school will send you the necessary instructions.

List any admission tests you have taken ____________________________________________________________________________________ First language, other than English ___________________________________ Language spoken in the home __________________________ Declaration of ethnicity (option) ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Information about brothers and sisters Name

Age

School

Name

Age

School

Name

Age

School

Name

Age

School

School Information Present School Name

Dates of Attendance

School Address

City

State/Province

Principal/Counselor Name

Telephone (include country, city, and area codes)

Country

Zip/Postal Code

Fax (include country, city, and area codes)

Other schools attended in the past three years School Name

City

State/Province

Dates of Attendance

School Name

City

State/Province

Dates of Attendance

Questionnaire & Essay List and briefly explain any honors, awards, or prizes you received in the past two years.

In which school or non-school clubs, organizations, or activities have you participated?

List your hobbies, personal skills, and summer employment/experiences. Why are you applying to Lincoln Academy and what do you hope to gain from your experience there?

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Which countries have you visited or lived in? Which country did you like the most and why?

What else would you like us to know about you?

Please choose ONE of the following statements and write a 250-500-word response IN YOUR OWN HANDWRITING. Use additional sheets, if necessary. • • •

Tell us about a book you have read and why it is important to you. How will going to school in the USA influence or change you as a person? Explain the impact of an event that has changed your life or your way of thinking.

Signature of Applicant

Date

Signature of Parent or Guardian

Date

 $50 application fee enclosed.

81 Academy Hill, Newcastle, ME 04553, TEL: 207.563.3596, FAX: 207.563.1067, stearns@lincolnacademy.org www.lincolnacademy.org

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Application for Admission