Foxcroft Academy

975 West Main Street,
Dover Foxcroft, ME 04426
Tel: 207-564-8664
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12 | 470 students
Established in 1823, Foxcroft Academy is an independent day and boarding high school in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine.
FA’s student body comprises approximately 350 local day students and 100 boarding students hailing from 15 different nations.
The Academy’s extensive standards-based curriculum includes 21 accredited AP courses (10 on-site and 11 through partnership), 21 Visual and Performing Arts courses, 24 offerings in Technical Education, 5 World Language programs, 10 Computer Science options, and comprehensive Special Education services.
Foxcroft Academy’s 21 varsity athletic teams have combined to win 20 state championships.
Foxcroft Academy is accredited by New England Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and does not discriminate in its hiring or admissions process as we strive to create the ultimate global community.
Definition of Terms 
2014 School Data
Foxcroft Academy Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12, PG 8-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support No No
Religious Affiliation Non-denominational Non-denominational
Year Founded 1823 1908
Campus Size 150 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 470 students 300 students
% Students of Color 3% 18%
% International Students 21% 20%
% Students Boarding 22% 67%
Average SAT Score 1760 * National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Business Casual )
Average Class Size 16 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:13 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 21 15
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 69% 66%
Summer Program Offered Yes Yes


Endowment Size $12 million $15 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$39,000 $47,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$10,000 $26,110
Tuition international students $41,000 $44,500
% Students on Financial Aid 5% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $7,500 $19,000
Merit Scholarships Offered No No


Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
Accepts Standardized Application Yes No
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate 62% 58%
Director of Admissions Chris McGary
Graham Pearsall
Associate Director of Admissions Ruby Canning (YOU Hsi-Wen)  

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 21 15
AP Biology AP Calculus
AP Chemistry AP English Literature
AP History AP Physics
AP Statistics AP Studio Art


# Interscholastic Sports Offered 15 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Winter Track, Wrestling

College Matriculation

Year: 2005-2010 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
Northeastern University 10
Boston University 8
Purdue University 8
Boston College 5
Michigan University 5
Emory College 4
Northwestern University 3
Georgia Tech University 2
Johns Hopkins 2
Link to Matriculation Data

School Notes:

  • School accreditations: NEASC, NAIS, ISANNE, MAIS, TABS
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Dr. Mary Chandler Lowell - To this day, the only known woman anywhere in the world to have earned the degrees of Doctor of Medicine, Bachelor of Law, and Doctor of Jurisprudence

Nearby Schools:

The nearest school is Maine Central Institute (28.2 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PittsfieldMaine Central Institute
    295 Main Street
    28.2 mi | 450 students | Gr. 9-12
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