Lincoln Academy

Charter School

Educating with Excellence

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When did LA begin? LA began in 1997 with one class each of K-6.  Our seventh and eighth grade classes were added in 2006 and 2007 respectively.   In June of 2013 LA purchased the present site which we currently occupy. 

  • What are some highlights of the Lincoln Academy program? Whole group instruction, Core Knowledge Sequence®, Saxon Math, phonics based reading program, and required homework.

  • What are our class sizes?
    • Kindergarten and first grade each have 4 classes with 22 students 
    • Grades 2-6 each have 3 classes with 28 students 
    • Grades 7-8  each have about 60 students that see subject content teachers.
  • All classes grades K-5 have one teacher and one educational assistant.
  • Sixth grade shares 1 educational assistant.  Middle school (Grades 7-8) shares 2 educational assistants.
  • All elementary classrooms and middle school core classes at LA are grade specific. In the middle school, elective classes contain students from multiple grades.
  • What makes LA a better choice? LA is only a "better" choice if you understand and support the philosophical direction of the program. LA presents the Core Knowledge Sequence® in a back-to-basics format (strong teacher direction) and emphasizes strong discipline in the classroom and school.