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Core Values That Guide Us:

RESPECT | DIVERSITY | CHALLENGE | SUPPORT | GROWTH | COMMUNITY


Nestled in the foothills of the White Mountains, Fryeburg Academy is a vibrant community that nurtures students' passions and helps them become their best selves. Here, learners, athletes, artists, and more come together to explore new horizons and grow in an inclusive, supportive environment. Our long legacy of academic excellence dates back to 1792 and has helped us build a diverse network of global citizens from around the world. As a community of day and boarding students, we welcome everyone from every walk of life to discover, learn, and belong. 

"The Academy creates a sense of community and belonging for my child; it helps him feel seen, heard, and valued, which has made all the difference in his academic success and overall well-being."

Academics

Fryeburg Academy’s curriculum offers a robust 150-course offering and over 80+ offerings in our experiential programming. Learn more.

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Student Life

Who will you become? Our community will challenge and help you become your best you. Learn more.

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Arts

Our program is designed to help you explore your artistic passions and develop your skills. Learn more.

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Athletics

Character. Cooperation. Determination. Our athletes strive for excellence on and off the field. Learn more.

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Quick Facts

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Academic Courses

Our diverse academic and extracurricular programs provide endless opportunities for students to discover their passions and hone critical skills.

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Boarding Students

Our boarding program supports students from over 30 countries worldwide.

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Athletic Varsity Teams

Fall

  • Field Hockey
  • Cross-Country
  • Running 
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Mountain Biking
  • Golf

Winter

  • Alpine Skiing
  • Nordic Skiing
  • MWV Skiing
  • Basketball
  • Ice Hockey
  • Indoor Track
  • Wrestling

Spring

  • Baseball
  • Lacrosse
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track & Field
  • Ultimate Frisbee

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 Competitive Robotics Teams

In 2024, four out of six competition robotics teams qualified for the Robotics State Championships, and in 2023, the team earned a spot in the VEX World Championships held in Dallas, Texas.  Our talented members are artists, designers, planners, people who love organizing, athletes who understand competition and strategy, coders, scouts, and researchers. Why not come out and see what robotics at FA is all about?

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Fryeburg Academy's Founding 

Fryeburg Academy has maintained a tradition of academic excellence and innovation since 1792 as one of the oldest schools in the United States. It was one of the first schools built in Maine and among the first in the United States to accept women.

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Consecutive Math Regional Championships

Fryeburg Academy's Math Club consistently wins regional championships. Our talented mathletes work hard and are dedicated to the team's success. If you love numbers, consider becoming an FA mathlete!

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Student Enrollment

The Academy's diverse community allows students to learn from one another and gain a broader perspective on different cultures and experiences. 185 students are enrolled as boarding students.

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Arts Courses

At the Academy, students have the chance to explore and showcase their creative expression through a diverse range of arts offerings. From A Cappella and Furniture Making to Improv and Sculpture + 3D Modeling, there's truly something for everyone.

 

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AP + College Level Courses

Our growing list of Advanced Placement and College Level courses enable students to get a jump start in their post-secondary school placements and help students stand out and gain valuable knowledge in their career paths.

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