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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.

  • On Saturday, October 7, Thetford Academy will host the 32nd Woods Trail Run, a truly unique TA event that for many participants and spectators, is the most-anticipated cross country event of the season. The event, founded by TA parent and former board member Dan Grossman, is well known for many......

  • Thetford Academy is excited to welcome prospective students and families to campus for its fall Admissions Open House on Sunday, October 22. The high school event (for prospective students entering grades 9-12) will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the middle school event (for prospective students entering grades 7-8) begins at......

  • Autumn is a great time to get outside in Vermont, and the Thetford Outdoor Program is making the most of it. TOP outings are free and open to all TA students and showcase the best of the season in the Upper Valley. With options from rock climbing in Royalton, canoeing......

  • Dear TA Families, We had a fabulous day hiking, exploring, and enjoying the trails and peaks of nearby mountains on Friday. The weather cooperated to make the 45th annual TA Mountain Day a success. Enjoy this preliminary photo gallery. We will add more to the mix as we continue to collect and......

  • On Friday, September 22, a beautifully sunny first day of autumn, Thetford Academy students and staff headed out to six regional peaks for a day of hiking. We had perfect conditions for the 45th Frederick Torrey Mountain Day. For the first time since September 2019, the pandemic (with its many......

  • It was a great Homecoming for the Panthers on Saturday – both the boys and girls varsity soccer teams defeated Lyndon Institute and added a “W” to their season record. The girls took the field at 11:00 a.m. on TA’s, up two at the half and finishing it off in......

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