Thornton Academy welcomes students from many Maine towns and more than 20 countries!

Diversity adds to the educational experience of all Thornton Academy students. Our students recognize the exceptional breadth of Thornton Academy’s academic program and extracurricular activities. 

Located in a beautiful and safe community, Thornton Academy offers to residential students a caring environment with a low faculty-to-student ratio and family-style living arrangements. Come pursue your dreams with us!

Virtual Tour
I am TA
Irina of Italy
Marina of Brazil
A Changing World
Students From Mexico
Patricia of Spain
Students From Vietnam


  • If you are an international student, before you may enroll in Thornton Academy, you must:
    • Be accepted for full-time study.
    • Obtain an F-1 (student) visa.
Contact Information

Thornton Academy Admissions Office
438 Main Street
Saco, Maine 04072 USA

Phone: (207) 282- 5383
Fax: (207) 282-2536
You may also contact us by e-mail.
Admission Policy
Thornton Academy admits students of any race, religion, gender, national origin, or sexual orientation in all the rights, privileges, programs and activities available to students at the school. Thornton Academy does not discriminate in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial aid, or any other programs administered by the school. This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students. 

Thornton Academy
438 Main Street Saco 04072 20854
(207) 282-3361
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