4.5 /5 (25 reviews)
The mission of Thayer Academy is to inspire a diverse community of students to moral, intellectual, aesthetic, and physical excellence so that each may rise to honorable achievement and contribute to the common good. Thayer Academy provides a rigorous and challenging college preparatory education that attracts students from diverse social, ethnic, economic, and academic backgrounds. The Academy seeks to equip students with the skills, knowledge, and experiences to realize their potential in college and beyond. At Thayer we believe that students will find academic success when given opportunities for individual achievement and self-expression. The Thayer curriculum strives to instill fundamental knowledge and study skills while stimulating intellectual curiosity and growth. Furthermore, the curriculum and Thayer environment combine to encourage students to understand and appreciate different cultures, develop critical thinking skills, enhance creativity, promote physical and emotional well-being, and foster a concern for others.

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Co-ed Day S. Grades: 5-12
Co-ed Urban
No ESL: No
59,390 Tuition: $59,390
705 # of Students: 705
Co-ed Teacher:Student: 1:6
Co-ed International Student: 3%
16 AP Courses: 16
50.00 Endowment: $70,922/student
73 Faculty w/ adv. degree: 73%
1810 SAT: 1230/1600
#60 USA Boarding School
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School Gallery (55)
Matriculation (2021)
2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
3 Yale University 1
12 Dartmouth College 1
15 Rice University 1
15 Washington University in St. Louis 1
18 Columbia University 1
18 University of Notre Dame 1
22 Georgetown University 2
25 New York University 2
25 University of Southern California 1
25 University of Virginia 1
29 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1
29 Wake Forest University 2
32 Tufts University 1
36 Boston College 11
36 University of Rochester 1
41 Boston University 2
44 Northeastern University 2
5 Wellesley College 1
AP Courses
Total 16
Biology Calculus AB Calculus BC
Chemistry Computer Science A English Language and Composition
English Literature and Composition Environmental Science Latin
Spanish Language and Culture Statistics United States Government and Politics
French Language and Culture United States History Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
AP Scores
In the year of 2019 - 2019, students took a total of 326 AP exams, 85% resulted in scores of 3+
Total 10
Dance Jazz Orchestra
Production Theater Graphic Design
Painting Photography Pottery
Web Design
Extracurricular Activities and Clubs
Total 45
Anime Club Assisting the Elderly Business Club
Challengers Club Coding Club Cradles to Crayons
Creative Writing Club Discipline Committee Doctors Without Borders
Drama Club Father Bill’s Film Club
Fishing French Club Future Medical Professionals
Games Club Gardening Club of Thayer Habitat for Humanity
Help a Hero (supporting our troops) ISOKAN Mathletes
Model UN OMEGA Operation Smile
Perfect Pals Project DEEP Photography Club
Ping Pong Club Robotics Club SALSA
Special Olympics QUEST QUEST Teacher Program
Speech & Debate Student Government Sustainable Environment
TAPAWS (Peer Tutoring) TA Transfer Admissions Council TA Stage Crew
Tour Guides Trivia Team "Voice" - Student Magazine
Womens Empowerment Club Yearbook "Black and Orange"
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Contact Info
745 Washington Street, Braintree, MA 02184
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Basic Info
Year Founded
Campus Size
34 acres
Application Info
School Code
Pre Interview
No Requirement
Brief Reviews
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