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    Foxcroft Academy ::: Dover-Foxcroft, Maine ::: Northeast U.S.

    Foxcroft Academy

    • The Academy prepares students to succeed in an increasingly technology driven educational landscape.
    • 450 students; 21% international; average class size 13 students; student/faculty ratio 11:1
    • Coeducational boarding school with no religious affiliation
    • Extensive academic offerings including AP courses, math and science, humanities, visual and performing arts, technical education, four world language tracks
    •  Excellent university placement including Emory University, New York University among others
    • Vibrant ESL program 

    Founded

    1823

    Climate

    Moderate, snow in winter.

    Student Body

    450 students (grades 9-12); 21% international

    Average Class Size

    13 students

    Faculty

    46 faculty; 62% with advanced degrees

    Student/Faculty Ratio

    11:1

    College Placement

    99% university placement including Emory College, New York University, Smith College, University of California - Los Angeles, University of Southern California among others.

    Honors & AP

    Advanced Placement: Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English Literature & Composition, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Physics, Statistics, Studio Art, US History.

    Honors: Algebra, Biology, Chemistry, English, French, Geometry, International Relations, Intro. to Global Politics, Latin, Physics, Pre-Calculus, Psychology, Spanish, Topics in History

    Marking System

    Foxcroft utilizes the standard grading system: A=90-100; B=80-89; C=70-79; D=60-69; F-0-59.  Progress reports are issued half way between quarters and grades are issued on a quarterly basis.

    Programs of Study

    The minimum requirements for grades 9 through 12, are as follows:

    English - 4 credits
    History/Social Studies - 4 credits
       (World Civilizations, American History A & B)
    Science - 3 credits
       (Biology, Chemistry and Physics)
    Mathematics - 3 credits
    World Languages - 1 credit
    Arts - 1 credit
    Physical Education/Fitness - 1 credit
    Health - 0.5 credits
    Electives - 3.5 credits

    Portfolio Requirement

    Community Service - 36 hours
       (Minimum of 12 Hours served in senior year)

    World Languages offered: Chinese, French, Latin, Spanish

    SAT Scores: Average SAT score = 1840

     

    Accreditation

    Foxcroft Academy is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

    Athletics

    Sports: Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Wrestling

    Arts: Acting, Studio Arts, Ceramics, Chorus, Filmmaking, Graphic Novel Design, Jazz Band, Jazz Chorus, Orchestra, Pep Band, Rock Band, Sculptural Welding, Show Chorus, String Ensemble

    Extracurricular Activities

    Activities and Clubs:  Art Club, Asian Culture Club, Civil Rights Team, Cooking Club, Dance Club, Environmental Club, Equestrian Club, International Club, Key Club, Language Clubs, Math Team, National Honor Society, "Start Your Own Club", Student Council 

    There are fun and exciting oportunities for students on weekends with shopping excursions to L.L. Bean, trips to some of Maine's finest skiing areas and plenty of opportunities for hiking, white water rafting, whale watching, biking and rock climbing.

    Facilities 

    Academic complex, Arts center, Athletic complex with 5 playing fields, Business education center, Golf course, Gymnasium, Industrial arts building, Library, Mutimedia computer lab, 4 residence halls, 2 soccer fields, Student center, Tennis complex, Track & field facility

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    ESL

    Foxcroft Academy offers a comprehensive ESL Program. Students receive individual testing prior to placement.

    ESL courses: English Literature & Composition and American History