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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.

  • In Vermont, it’s not wise to assume the weather will cooperate. But when it delivers on a June evening, it’s spectacular – especially on Thetford Hill. On Friday, June 10, 2022, as Thetford Academy graduates and their families gathered to celebrate, the skies were clear, the weather warm, and TA’s......

  • Students are in the final stages of putting together the 2021-2022 Thetford Academy yearbook. The “Tacadian” yearbook will be available in early July, but families can order today to reserve their copy. The yearbook features 81 pages of TA events, athletics, and candid photos, as well as cover art by......

  • Every year on Class Day, Thetford Academy celebrates student accomplishments with a slate of awards and scholarships. For students in grades 9-11, the awards include each academic department’s recognition of outstanding student performance, junior college awards, community service awards, and the “Rock the Boat Award” – given from one student......

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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 varied perspectives to a rich and flexible school culture.