Welcome to Thornton Academy

Whether you're looking for boarding or day, we can help you begin your Thornton Academy journey. Located in the beautiful and safe community of Saco, Maine, Thornton Academy offers a nurturing environment and an exceptional array of academic and extracurricular programs. We welcome 6th-12th grade students from all over Maine and the U.S., as well as from more than 35 countries around the world. 

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We welcome visitors for tours, in-person interviews, and shadow days. Arrange a visit by emailing us at admissions@thorntonacademy.org



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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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