Lee Academy is a local town academy that was founded in 1845. Located in rural Lee, Maine within an hour of world renowned mountain hiking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hunting, and outdoor adventure. Lee Academy's curriculum is dedicated to educating the whole human through Understanding by Design and Place-Based education. If you are looking for a place to educate students through the lens of Lee's forests, rivers, lakes, and ecosystem than this may be the place for you. Lee Academy serves around 150 students from Aroostook, Washington, Penobscot counties and dozens of international countries.