Join us for a VIRTUAL Open House on Wednesday, April 7 at 7:00pm EST! 

This month's Virtual Open House will highlight Thornton Academy's Summer Programs. Our programs will run in 2021 from July 25 - August 20 and are open to students entering grades 6-11. Hear from staff and former campers about how the Thornton Academy summer program is a super fun way to experience academics and adventure. 

Register below—open to all prospective students and families!

Watch Isabella's summer video!

Register for the Virtual Open House!



Thornton Academy's virtual open house will be held at 7:00pm EST on Wednesday, April 7. It will be held on Zoom. Once you register, we will send you the link for the Zoom webinar.


Student Grade 20-21
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Why attend the virtual open house?

  • See how our goal of helping our students 'Be Who They Are And Become Who They Want To Be' is more relevant now than ever. 

  • Explore Thornton Academy's 200+ academic offerings at the Upper School, including 26 AP classes and many electives in arts, technology & new media, foreign language, and STEM.

  • Learn how investing in a Thornton Academy education sets up students for success now, and in college, and for life. 

  • Discover how Thornton Academy's Apple Distinguished School distinction and 1:1 iPad program supports students to excel in any environment.  
  • Appreciate how Thornton Academy provides a healthy and safe place to learn and grow in a warm and supportive environment. 
summer camper picking blueberries in a field
proud to have climbed a mountain
painting at teens arts camp
girls lacrosse player on the attack
four boys rafting on the kennebec river
learning how to catch a lobster

Upcoming Virtual Open Houses

Thornton Academy will host a Virtual Open House the first Wednesday of every month. Each one will have a different theme - we invite you to join us for all of them that interest you! 


April 7 - Summer Programs: Summer is a vibrant time on the Thornton Academy campus! Explore our summer programs in STEM, ESL, Arts, Dance and more. Programs for students of all ages. 

May 5 - Athletics & Extracurriculars: The Thornton Academy experience is about so much more than classroom learning. Get a window into our world of 40+ clubs and 50+ athletic teams. 

June 2 - Advanced Placement (AP) & Honors Classes: Thornton Academy offers 26 AP classes and 40+ Honors classes. Learn how these classes help our students become who they want to be and find success in university and beyond.


Watch recordings from past Virtual Open Houses! 

Middle School - March 31


Arts - March 3


6-12 Experience - February 3


STEM - January 6


Residential Life - December 2


School Counseling- November 4


Technology - October 7