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6-12|Private
1,600 students
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School leader:  Rene Menard
438 Main Street
Saco, ME 04072

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(207) 282-3361
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"Thornton Academy is a co-educational, private boarding and day school in Maine."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
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  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Business, Career and Tech (vocational)...
  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics...
  • World languages
    Arabic, Chinese - Mandarin, French, German, Latin, Spanish
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Submitted by a school leader · April 20, 2017
Thornton Academy is an independent school that educates 6-12th grade learners who are respectful, responsible, compassionate, and invested. Founded in 1811, our community takes pride in carrying on our strong sense of tradition. Supportive of... more

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Submitted by a school leader · April 20, 2017
The community at Thornton Academy is kind and inclusive, and because of this, there are relatively few student issues on our campus. We do offer many supports if a student should need assistance dealing with bullying or other social or emotional... more

Supports LD students: no rating
Submitted by a school leader · April 20, 2017
We support students with all levels of ability at Thornton Academy. We have many different programmatic offerings to fit the needs of almost every student. Whether it's a specialized study hall, individual attention with a credit recovery teacher,... more

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Submitted by a school leader · April 20, 2017
Thornton Academy benefits from visionary leadership who always puts the experience of the students first. School leaders are experienced, compassionate, and inspiring.

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About this school

Thornton Academy, founded in 1811, is a co-educational, private boarding and day school serving grades 6-12. Located in the city of Saco, it is one of the nation's longest-operating independent schools and one of only three Apple Distinguished Schools in Maine. Thornton Academy offers a diverse academic curriculum including more than 200 courses, a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) Center, an award-winning visual and performing arts program, and competitive athletics.

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Last modified: April 20, 2017
Last modified Thornton Academy is a Private school that serves grades 6-12
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