Grades 9-11:  Applications are online at for the 2019 Governor’s Institutes of Vermont.  The Governors Institutes are intensive, week-long educational experiences held during the summer on select Vermont college campuses.  GIV is for any 9th – 11th grader with a passion for or particular interest in arts, engineering, current issues and activism, math, science,...

Vermont Governor Phil Scott, Attorney General TJ Donovan also speak Three hundred students listened intently during a special assembly program on Tuesday, Feb. 26, as former New Hampshire Chief Justice John Broderick addressed Thetford Academy students on the topic of mental illness. Special guests for the presentation included Vermont Governor Phil Scott...

Hartford Area Career and Technology Center is welcoming current and prospective students and their families, community members, business partners, and others to visit the Center on March 5. This community event will showcase HACTC faculty, students, and programs, and feature student presentations, refreshments prepared by HACTC Culinary Arts students, and...

Join VSAC at College & Career Pathways 2019 for its FREE college and career planning evening program of workshops and a resource fair. Each event runs from 5-8 pm and includes free hearty snacks from 5-6:30. Come hungry, and get your questions answered! Choose from 4 dates/4 locations:  Wed., February 27, Castleton University, Castleton  Thurs., March 7, Southern Vermont College,...

On July 16, 2018, at their annual conference in Los Angeles, the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) honored Thetford Academy's Counseling Office for earning designation as a "Recognized ASCA Model Program (RAMP)." The RAMP designation, awarded for aligning with the criteria in the ASCA National Model, recognizes schools committed to delivering...



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.