Graduates of single-sex education rate themselves much higher in intellectual self-confidence, writing ability, and public speaking ability, all skills that are vital to success in education and beyond.


Lincoln school head Suzanne Fogarty is a strong advocate for interdisciplinary learning, global education, and community partnerships, spearheading our relationships with Brown, RISD, Save the Bay, and World Leadership School. Before joining Lincoln, she served as head of Berkeley Carroll’s Upper School. Suzanne also taught in the Lower School at St. Ann’s School and the Brearley School. She is currently on the board of the Association of Independent Schools in New England and the board of Sophia Academy.

Thoughts from the head of school...

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As the head of Lincoln, people sometimes ask me: “Why all girls?” The distilled answer is: the purpose of Lincoln’s mission is to empower girls and young women, and when it comes to education, research shows it doesn’t pay to be gender blind.

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As a Quaker school for girls, our foundation allows us to provide a space in which to have productive conversations about our personal beliefs without excluding others. Today, as all days, we are a community committed to peace, equity, and inclusion. 

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I’m pleased to share that we are nearing the completion of our Facilities Master Plan that we began in earnest last winter. A Board of Trustees committee led the collaborative process in which the needs of the community directly influenced the 10-year plan for our campus.

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