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Thayer Academy

Thayer Academy is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades 6 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Suburban


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Thayer Academy says

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.



Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.


  (781) 664-2221

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 692
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 62
7 70
8 76
9 117
10 120
11 123
12 124

Thayer Academy's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Thayer Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 7 : 1
Gender 49% Male / 51% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 88%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 4%

Associations & Memberships

State or regional independent school association

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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