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TA International Student Program Seeking Host Families

Over the years, the International Student Program (ISP) at Thetford Academy has welcomed students from around the world. Local residents have opened their homes and hearts to them, and have made wonderful memories to last a lifetime.

This fall, we will enroll students from China, Haiti, and Korea, and we are once again seeking families to continue the hosting tradition. Hosts can welcome a student for a night/weekend; a semester; or an entire school year (10 months). Our students range in age from 15 to 18 years old, and Thetford Academy provides a generous stipend to defray living expenses.

If you are looking for a new experience, and are willing to support an international student socially, emotionally and academically in your safe and welcoming home, we welcome you to apply! To find out more about this enriching opportunity, please reach out directly to TA’s International Student Program Coordinator, Susan Essex Luce. [email protected]

We look forward to hearing from you! Learn more about TA’s International Student Program at



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