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Thetford Academy is an independent school with a public purpose. Our mission is to celebrate the unique worth of all students, to nurture their strengths, and to challenge them to fulfill their potential.

  • During the second and third weeks of November, I left my desk and jumped into classrooms. Ideally, a school leader’s time is balanced between tackling administrative tasks and experiencing the vital teaching and learning happening all around campus. It can be hard to maintain that balance sometimes, with the continuous......

  • Last fall, when Thetford Academy’s high school Getting to Y teams analyzed the results of TA’s 2019 Youth Risk Behavior Survey data, they found a problem they wanted to solve: 40% of TA students felt undervalued by their community. Armed with a goal to improve every student’s sense of worth......

  • Thetford Academy had its first significant snowfall this weekend, a perfect lead-in to the start of the winter sports season. Starting on Monday, November 29, TA’s basketball, indoor track, and alpine skiing athletes started regular practices, and on Tuesday, the Nordic Ski Club hosted an informational meeting/boot-fitting for all interested......

TA By The Numbers

14

Average class size

74

Percent of graduates planning to attend a 2- or 4-year college

300

Students attend Thetford Academy

295

Acres in TA's campus

202

Years that Thetford has taught students in Vermont

67

Teachers and staff members at Thetford Academy

Upcoming Events at TA

our VALUES

Excellence

We set high expectations. we challenge all members of the school community to reach their highest potential.

Commitment

We value initiative, courage and dedication. We take personal responsibility for the goals we set and work hard to achieve them.

Cooperation

We work and learn together. We see teachers as coaches, students as team members, families as partners, and learning as practice and action.

Caring

We provide individuals with personalized support and guidance. We care about each other and the larger community.

Diversity

We respect differences among people. We welcome the contribution of carried perspectives to a rich and flexible school culture.