Students

Thetford Academy is committed to diversity as one of its five core values and strives to build, maintain, and promote a culture of equity and inclusion. Our town academy models brings together a diverse group of students from throughout the Upper Valley and beyond.

The following data provide a snapshot of our student body:

  • Grades: Middle school 7-8 and high school 9-12
  • Enrollment: Approximately 300 students annually
  • Upper Valley Students:
    • TA is the designated secondary school for Thetford, VT and students from Thetford comprise a majority of the student body (approx 65%)
    • Many students come to TA in 9th grade from towns throughout the Upper Valley that provide tuition for students to attend, including Chelsea, Corinth, Hartland, Sharon, Strafford, Topsham and Tunbridge, VT, as well as Lyme, NH (approx 30%)
    • Students attend TA through our private pay tuition option as well, coming from a range of towns, including Woodstock, Norwich, and Fairlee, VT as well as Hanover, NH (approx 2-4%)
  • International Students: A small cadre of high school students from China, South Korea, and other countries make up 1-2% of TA’s student body
  • Participation in Regional Programs:
    • Students who take a college credit class at Dartmouth prior to graduation: 5%
    • Students who co-enroll in a technical school: 9%
    • Students who pursue college credit through VTC:
  • Application to College/University: Approximately 80% of the senior class each year pursues post-secondary studies at the college/university level
  • Athletics: