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Foxcroft Academy

Private Boarding School – Dover-Foxcroft , Maine

With 21 Visual and Performing Arts courses, 24 offerings in Technical Education, four World Language programs 10 Computer Science options, 30 honors and 8 AP courses, the diverse co-educational environment of 350 local day students and 100 boarding school students at Foxcroft have a lot to choose from in customizing their educational path. Nestled in central Maine, it provides an ideal learning environment for any ambitious high school student ready to throw themselves into their studies, while engaging in extracurricular activities. All of these efforts are aided by a favorable teacher to student ratio.

The Academy’s math and science programs exceed national standards and utilize state-of-the-art technology, while the humanities program explores the culture of an era through a study of its history, literature, art, and music. In addition to traditional subjects, students may take courses in music composition, web design, art history, economics, personal finance, ethics, and four levels of French, Latin, Spanish, and Chinese. For international students, there are three levels of ESL, including ESL Writing.

The Academy fields 32 sports teams for boys and girls, and holds several regional and state titles including current state championships in field hockey, football and wresting and regional titles in track, cross country and baseball. Foxcroft also provides more than 20 clubs and student organizations.

Academic and Sport Facilities
Muriel Philpot Watson Library, Ebersteen Art Center, Packard Admission Offices, Industrial Arts Buildings, Main Gymnasium and Lockerroom facility, Oakes Football field and Athletic Complex, Alfond Soccer Field, plus 6 additional athletic fields.

Dormitories and Student Residences:
Foxcroft Academy’s residential program fosters a safe environment where students live with one another and learn how to best conduct their own lives. The vast majority of students live on-campus in two large, modern facilities: Herd Hall and The Lodge. Herd Hall, which was completed in July 2009, houses six faculty families and up to 60 students. The Lodge, which houses 36 students and four faculty families, was completed in August 2012. A small group of students also live in two smaller Honors Dorms across the street.

Located in 45 minutes west of Bangor.

Area population: 4,213
Town website: City of Los Olivos

Starting Dates:
Offers Rolling Admissions. New student orientation is a few days prior to start date.

Estimated Start Date: Mid-August
Estimated End Date: June

Other Services Offered:

  • Academic and Social Progress Reports
  • Assistance in acquiring books and material
  • Airport Transfer
  • Help with holiday accomodation
  • Help with travel services during holidays
  • Orientation upon arrival

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125 Acres

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Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Latin
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

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  • Art I
  • Advanced Art
  • AP Studio Art
  • Architectural Drawing and Design
  • Ceramics I
  • Ceramics II
  • Chorus
  • Contemporary Ensemble
  • Creative Textiles
  • Digital Photography
  • Filmmaking
  • Introduction to Guitar
  • Introduction to Piano
  • Jazz Band
  • Sculptural Welding
  • Theatre
  • Video Game Design
  • Woodworking
  • Studio Art
  • Photojournalism

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Chemistry
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • US History


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Indoor Track
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Track
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Art
  • Asian Culture Club
  • Dance
  • Environmental
  • Jazz Band
  • Key
  • Math
  • Outdoor Activity
  • Technology

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, College of Wooster, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Northeastern University, Clarkson University, Michigan State University, Tufts University, New York University, Indiana University Bloomington, Penn State, Colby College, Harvard University, Berklee School of Music, George Washington University, Babson College, Bentley College, Stonehill College, University of Washington – Seattle, SUNY – Albany, Washington State University, SUNY - Stony Brook, University of Iowa, Purdue University, North Carolina State University, SUNY – Binghamton, Brandeis University, Northeastern University, Bowdoin College, University of Connecticut, Colgate University, Boston University, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Northwestern University, Johns Hopkins University, University of South Carolina, Syracuse University, University of Pittsburgh, Washington State University, Gonzaga Unversity, Purdue University, Indiana University Bloomington, Texas A & M, Ohio State University, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. & State University, SUNY – Buffalo, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Kyoto University, Towson University, Rice University, Arizona State University, Tulane University, University of Southern Maine , University of Maine, Orono , University of New Hampshire , Maine Maritime Academy and Cornell University.

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Closest International and Local Airports: Bangor International Airport (BGR), Logan International Airport (BOS)

For Details Visit Website: Foxcroft Academy

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