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Foxcroft Academy

Private Boarding School – Dover-Foxcroft , Maine

Founded in 1823, Foxcroft Academy (FA) is an independent secondary school offering comprehensive college preparatory courses and technical education programs. The Academy’s math and science programs exceed national standards and utilize state-ofthe- 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, along with four levels of French, Latin, Spanish, and Chinese. For international students, there are three levels of ESL available, including ESL Writing.

FA takes pride in their beautiful campus setting. Located on 125 acres, the campus facilities blend classic with contemporary architecture and include four modern residence halls, five well kept playing fields, four brand-new tennis courts, an outdoor basketball court, and a main academic complex.

Sports and Arts
Whether a student’s passion is for acting, music, fine arts, cooking, traveling, cheerleading, athletics, or the great outdoors, FA will challenge them to defy boundaries and expand their skills. The sports program is exceptionally strong with 21 sports teams and having won 17 State Championships.

Dormitories and Student Life
Foxcroft Academy has four up to date, small residential style dorms (two male and two female dorms) with 8-12 students in each, plus host family placement opportunities. All dorms have wireless internet and TV’s with sports and movie channels. Most students use cell phones or international phone cards when calling home.

Located in 45 minutes west of Bangor.

Area population: 4,213
Town website: Town of Dover-Foxcroft
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

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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

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Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Northwestern University, Smith College, Colby College, Emory University, Georgetown University, University of California– Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon, University of California - Los Angeles (UCLA), University of Virginia, Wake Forest University, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, Boston College, College of the Holy Cross, Bucknell University, College of William and Mary, Brandeis University, University of Rochester, Georgia Institute of Technology, Case Western Reserve, Lehigh University, California Institute of Art, New York School of Interior Design, Parsons The New School For Design, San Francisco Art Institute, Savannah College of Art and Design, School of the Visual Arts

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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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