Located on the gorgeous CT Shoreline, Oxford Academy is the original one-to-one top secondary, all boys, college preparatory independent boarding school.

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Oxford's Mission

Within a culture of mutual trust and respect, where teachers and students are partners in education,

The Oxford Academy challenges each young man to reach his potential through individualized

learning experiences that encourage self-awareness and a growth mindset.



Customized Curriculum
Students learn best when materials, content, and pace of instruction are appropriately challenging. Thoughtfully designed coursework, with regular assessment, increases motivation and ensures that success is attainable.
Our Community
We are a vibrant community offering sports, clubs, trips and service opportunities. Students develop life long friendships in our family style community.
Outcomes
Oxford alumni are extraordinary people and professionals committed to making the world a better place through their work in a wide range of fields including environmental research, education, business, entertainment, and technology.
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Maple Sugaring Lesson with Daisy Ingraham School

The faculty and students from the science department spent time in the Sugar Shack teaching 1st graders from Daisy Ingraham Public School all about the process of maple sugaring. After tapping 36 trees, the finished product was filtered twice, boiled down, and bottled. Finally, the elementary students were able to taste OA's delicious pure maple syrup. Thanks to Daisy School for joining us!

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Winter Sports Banquet 2019

Yesterday, we celebrated The Oxford Charge basketball team with our Winter Sports Banquet. This year, the Charge earned a spot in the Shoreline League semifinals under the direction and leadership of coaches Lindquist and McGrath. Special recognition went to Jaswani E. '19 this year's MVP and Kyle Z. '19 who earned the Unsung Hero Award. We are so proud of our team. Congratulations to you all!

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100 Nights 'til Graduation Event

Oxford recently celebrated our soon-to-be graduates at the 100 Nights until Graduation Event. After being roasted by Mr. LaSota and toasted by Mr. Cartier and several members of the faculty, the graduates were officially inducted into the Alumni Association by Frank Ball '11. Oxford also presented the fourth J. Bradley Allen '13 Leadership Award, this year it was given to Charles K. for his outstanding leadership while at Oxford. A special congratulations to Bailin P. the recipient of this year's student ambassador award.

Congrats to all! It's hard to believe that graduation is just around the corner!

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National Read Across America Day

On Friday, in solidarity with many schools and libraries around the country, OA celebrated National Read Across America Day! We designated space in the rotunda for teachers and students to enjoy their favorite books and snacks.

Thanks to Mrs. Zimmermann and the English department for coordinating this event and encouraging great reading habits!

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Oxford Participates in IRIS Run for Refugees

Oxford had 20 community members (students, faculty, families, parents of alumni) show up for the IRIS Run for Refugees Sunday morning at 10 a.m. in New Haven. IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services) is a federally recognized refugee resettlement agency.

Some students ran the race while another volunteered in the kitchen helping make IRIS's record-breaking race day a true success. Check the race results to find out how the students stacked up to the faculty. Great cause and a great time!-- Zack Hayden

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Chinese New Year Celebration

Happy Chinese New Year! We're celebrating with Chef Dave's Asian cuisine, Mrs. Gilman's paper dragons and cooking lessons from Mr. McKibbens. McKibbens spent the last decade teaching history in China. He has since joined the OA community and yesterday, designated food stations in the dining hall featuring DIY dumplings and hot pot meals. Half spicy/ half mild. It was a big hit with sliced beef, lotus root, sweet potatoes, tofu skin, shrimp, white cabbage and fish balls. Good winter food!

Thanks to Mrs. Neale and the foreign language department for coordinating this celebration!


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