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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.

  • Tony Strat-Cortez joined TA’s team last month as the school’s first Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Coordinator. A 2009 graduate of Thetford Academy, Tony (he/they) brings a strong background in DEI and advocacy work to the role–including his own experiences at TA as a transgender and bicultural student. “Although some......

  • On Saturday, TA was excited to welcome members of the Class of 2015 to campus for a belated celebration of their five year reunion. The small (but mighty) group of seven traveled from near and far to gather at TA’s timber framed outdoor classroom. Toria Isquith, who was instrumental in organizing......

  • On Sunday, August 21, 2022, Thetford Academy will host two “back to school” events for students and families. At 4 p.m., TA invites students new to TA and their families to campus for an informal welcome event. The New Student Welcome is designed to give incoming TA students an opportunity......

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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.