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Eurobridge Foxcroft Academy, Dover-Foxcroft

Eurobridge Foxcroft Academy, Dover-Foxcroft | Academic year in USA | Academic year high school (ESO and Bachillerato) abroad | Eurobridge

The city

Dover-Foxcroft is a small city located in Piscataquis County in the State of Maine, in the north west of the United States. It is one of the few states with a strong folklore tradition and presence.

One of its main tourist attractions is the Acadia National Park, which covers most of Mount Desert island. Maines coastline and its inland lakes, as well as its rivers and mountains, provide great opportunities to take part in activities such as swimming, rowing, hiking, fishing and hunting. The state also has many ski resorts and is home to animals such as the black bear and the American moose.

Eurobridge Foxcroft Academy, Dover-Foxcroft | Academic year in USA | Academic year high school (ESO and Bachillerato) abroad | Eurobridge

The school

The school is located in central Maine and is committed to providing students with a rigorous academic curriculum in preparation for university or a professional career. This is designed to produce professionals who can solve problems and achieve goals. The school provides all their students with the chance to develop the fundamental skills needed for success after secondary education, working together with the community. The student’s residence has now been refurbished and extended; it now allows the school to comfortably accommodate up to 96 students. They have also built a sports facility just across the street from the school with 4 tennis courts and a small open air basketball court.

Eurobridge Foxcroft Academy, Dover-Foxcroft | Academic year in USA | Academic year high school (ESO and Bachillerato) abroad | Eurobridge

Education

The main objective is to develop responsible and informed citizens, critical thinkers and team leaders. The school promotes the development of integrity, character and the skills necessary for lifelong learning.

It has enhanced its curriculum, giving the talented and creative faculty the freedom to develop a wide variety of new academic opportunities, including 25 visual and performing arts courses, golf and 24 opportunities in Technical Education. Likewise, they also offer a work preparation programme in areas such as: Repairing Computer Systems, Criminal Law and Health Sciences.

Eurobridge Foxcroft Academy, Dover-Foxcroft | Academic year in USA | Academic year high school (ESO and Bachillerato) abroad | Eurobridge

Activities

The school has 32 different sports teams which the students can join, including male and female teams for American football, field hockey, basketball, football, softball, baseball, wrestling, swimming and indoor track. In recent years the teams have won various regional championships, including two state championships in football, two state championships in wrestling and two state championships in field hockey.

Sport is an integral part of the school's overall learning environment, involving students in team activities outside of the classroom and thereby contributing to the quality and relaxation of the student experience.

Accommodation

Foxcroft Academy is committed to developing skills in our students such as self-reliance, independence and responsibility, while also allowing them to learn to appreciate different perspectives in a safe environment. The students live in dormitories, where they manage the use of their time and are responsible for their actions. This combination of enjoyment and responsibility transforms children into young adults, ready to handle their entire college experience. Students learn to balance their structured and unstructured time.

The school offers a residential program that encourages a safe environment where students can live with each other and learn to become independent, dealing with the common responsibilities faced when living away from home. The vast majority of our students live on campus in two large and modern buildings.

Eurobridge schools offer a wide range of other courses for juniors and for more information contact our office in Alicante.