Academics at Thornton Academy
Who do you want to be? Thornton Academy has the courses necessary to prepare you for a changing world.
Each student at TA has a unique schedule. You choose the classes that are right for you. School counselors help you to decide which of our hundreds of courses are a good fit. Students at TA take eight courses each year.
Thornton Academy uses a block schedule. 80 minute classes allow students to delve deeply into each subject. During pottery class, use the kiln to fire your work. Chemistry students wear goggles as they do a lab to determine the chemical makeup of an unknown substance. A blues musician teaches about the Civil Rights Era and shares some of his music in English class. At TA, you can discover your passion and take the classes to make it a reality.