Foxcroft Academy

About Us

Established in 1823, Foxcroft Academy is an independent day and boarding high school in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, USA. FA’s student body comprises approximately 350 local day students and 105 boarding students hailing from 15 different nations. The Academy’s ever-expanding, standards-based curriculum includes 11 accredited Advanced Placement courses, 25 Visual and Performing Arts courses, 24 offerings in Technical Education, 5 World Language programs, and comprehensive Special Education services. Foxcroft Academy’s 23 varsity athletic teams have combined to win over 20 state championships.

Foxcroft Academy’s campus is located on 125 acres comprising playing fields, two large student dormitories, a main academic complex, and a number of annexes. The campus borders the Piscataquis River one mile west of the center of Dover-Foxcroft on Route 15, formerly the stage route between Bangor and Greenville.  An hour’s drive from Mt. Katahdin, Moosehead Lake, and Baxter State Park, Dover-Foxcroft is surrounded by lakes, mountains, rivers and woods. The Academy boasts a safe and friendly learning environment with plenty to do before, during and after school.

An experienced and supportive faculty challenge and motivate students both in and out of the classroom, as we believe learning goes beyond the classroom walls! Academic support includes a strong advisor system, peer tutoring, special study options, and one-on-one conferences with teachers.

Foxcroft Academy students are involved in all aspects of school life, whether that be in music, athletics, dance, clubs, classes, or theater. So, if you want to…

…build a cardboard boat to learn about buoyancy;
…have a role in the spring musical or one-act plays;
…win a gold, silver, or bronze medal in the National Latin Competition;
…score the winning goal for the field hockey team in the state championship game;
…become a photographer or videographer;
…display your ceramics at an art show;
…ride a snowmobile;
…help design the yearbook, or;
…get into a nationally-recognized college or university…
…Foxcroft Academy may be a perfect fit for you!

Join us today for a your high school dreams or a summer experience full of fun and sun. Summer program information can be found on our website and are open to students between 13-18.

3 Key Program Features:

  1. State of the Art Residential Facilities
  2. World Class Digital, Visual and Performing Arts programs for all levels
  3. Championship caliber athletics in all seasons with superior facilities!
  • Total Enrollment : 460
  • Type : Co-Ed
  • Boarding Grades : 9-12
  • Total Students : 460
  • Boarding Students : 95
  • Day Students : 365
  • ESL Offered : Yes
  • Summer Program : Yes
  • Avg. Class Size : 16
  • Standard Application : Yes
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