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.

  • On Monday, May 3, 2021, Thetford Academy’s Counseling Office hosted an information session for rising sophomores preparing to register for Fall 2021 courses. The event outlined what students need to do to stay on track to meet graduation requirements, the ins and outs of the online course registration, and a......

  • Thetford Academy Drama is excited to announce two upcoming community performances of their one-act play, “Tracks,” by Peter Tarsi. The 40-minute existential drama, set in a subway station, explores the meaning of life and the impact of our everyday choices. A snapshot of the plot: “A group of strangers arrive......

  • Dear TA Families & Students, Spring is always a whirlwind time of year in a school, as we all aim to stay focused on teaching and learning in the present term, while simultaneously prepping for year-end events and the fall semester. It’s like surfing two waves at once! For students......

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


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


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


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


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