Founded in 1884 by Mrs. William Ames, whose daughter Daisy Dwight was one of Lincoln's first nine students, Lincoln School was named in honor of John Larkin Lincoln, a Brown University Professor with a strong commitment to the education of girls and young women. School History
Approximately 400 students attend Lincoln School from The Little School through Grade 12.
Total N-Grade 12 Enrollment: 346 Students
Lower School (N-5): 110
Middle School (6-8): 65
Upper School ( 9-12): 171
Class size: School wide, the average class size is 13.
Student/Teacher ratio: 6:1
25% of the student body are U.S. students of color; approximately 3% are international students.
Languages offered: Arabic, French, Latin and Spanish
In the 2014-15 academic year, Lincoln School awarded over $2,000,000 in need-based financial aid and scholarships.
Lincoln Scholar, Trustee Leadership Award, The Loughlin Family Scholarship, The Community Scholars Program, Leila M. Atwood Community Scholarship, Charlotte Lumb Swift ’35 Scholarship, Julie Greene 1954 Scholarship, The Murray Family Scholarship, B.B. Lederer Scholarship, The Class of 1952 Scholarship, Gail Greenhalgh Trautmann 1942 Fund, Nicole A. Mackintosh ’20 Scholarship, Alumnae Scholarship, Earlene and Albert Potter Scholarship
Sports Offered: Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis
Student Clubs/Organizations: 20