From educating Maine's pioneer families to earning Apple Distinguished School honors, Foxcroft Academy sure has come a long way in two centuries.
Foxcroft Academy is established, making it the first to
be chartered in Maine's statehood.
The town of Dover discontinues its public high school and begins paying tuition for its students to attend the Academy, which is now on the approved list of colleges like Brown University, Boston University, Bowdoin College, Dartmouth College, Wellesley College, and Bates College.
The need for a larger campus and more modern facilities for FA's 250+ students prompts Louis Oakes (Class of 1892) to deed his farm and land to the Academy.
The new school building opens for classes.
Work begins on a new industrial arts building, business education wing. and remodeling of the main classroom, library, and classroom spaces.
Foxcroft adds five networked computer labs and the Burton N. Packard Center for Forestry Management to its growing campus.
Our first capital campaign creates the Pride Manufacturing Student Center, Philpot Multimedia Computer Labs, Eberstein Art Center, Ames Consumer & Family Science Lab, and a new 400-meter, 8-lane competition track.
the first of its kind in the Maine.