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

...like you, one-of-a-kind

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.
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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2019 Summer Read

The Oxford Academy Summer Read 2019

Oxford Academy has developed a collection of titles related to the theme of "Space". This collection spans media types such as online videos, graphic novels, biographies, poetry and art. This collection is categorized by length and type.

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2019 Spring Sports Banquet

On May, 20 the Oxford Charge was honored for their great spirit of sportsmanship and teamwork at our Spring Sports Banquet. Coach Taylor Sahl recognized each player's contribution to the team before awarding Yves N. as the recipient of the Unsung Hero Award, Silas B. as the Most Improved Player, and Spencer R. as the team's MVP. Nick S. earned the IM Award and five more athletes became Iron Men for their participation in all three varsity sports: Kureese, Michael, Gresham, Pacy, and Jonathan. We are so proud of our guys and their contribution to the Athletic Department.

Congratulations to Mr.Taylor Sahl who became this year's recipient of the Walter Mitchell Award.

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Oxford Career Expo

Last week, the OA community was so pleased to welcome a group of dynamic speakers to campus for our College Counseling Career Expo. Huge thanks to all of our incredibly talented presenters, Mr. Greenho- Entrepreneur, Dr. Pierce- Physician, Mr. Otrin- CEO, Mr. Rubino- Human Rights Attorney. We were pleased to see our students highly engaged in the event. So grateful to College Counseling by Cartier for coordinating this program.

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Cam Adair- Adolescent Life Education

Oxford welcomed Cam Adair to campus to give a great interactive presentation about video game addiction for the OA students last week. We were pleased to see the level of engagement and intriguing questions coming from the OA scholars.

Later that day, Cam shared his expertise with a group of specially invited guests including educational and behavioral health professionals. We were so grateful for the opportunity to partner with The Bertram Group for this event.

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Spring Parents' Weekend

This year's Spring Parents' Weekend began with a lively reception in Knight Hall for faculty and parents. Saturday's events featured parent/teacher conferences to discuss how the students are progressing this year. Later that day, Helen Waldron and Matt Pachniuk discussed the 2019 Summer Launch Academy and the upcoming trip to Costa Rica in July. Huge thank to the four students who presented their winning Trip to Cape Cod slideshow. Congratulations to Bailin, Kureese, Max, and Charles. The weekend concluded with a large luncheon specialty prepared by our own, Chef Dave.

Thanks to all of our families who joined us.

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Boston Gathering 2019

On Wednesday, Head of School, Phil Cocchiola, Marti White, Tora Massey, Faith Asselin, and Board Chair, Rich Connell took the train to Boston to connect with alumni and friends of Oxford. The group mingled with classmates and friends sharing memories of their time while at OA. Everyone enjoyed food and beverage at Boston's infamous Bell In Hand Tavern.

Thank you all for joining us and making this a great event!

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Provincetown 2019

Last week, thirty-three students joined ten faculty members and their families for our annual interdisciplinary trip to Provincetown to experience the history and beauty of Cape Cod. The group explored the tidal flats, enjoyed an afternoon of whale watching, and visited the historic Pilgrim Monument.

Thank you, Mr. Sahl, for organizing this incredible trip and creating this great video!

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Oxford Trip to Spain

Last week, Mr. Pachniuk, Mr. McGrath, and a group of Oxford students returned home with fantastic photos from this year's 9-day international trip to Spain. The group explored the streets and buildings of Toledo, Segovia and Madrid. Highlights of this comprehensive trip included a day in Segovia with its enormous Roman Aqueduct. They spent a day in Toledo with its spectacular Gothic Cathedral, an excursion out to El Escorial with its tombs of Spanish Monarchs then journeyed through the Royal Palace in Madrid. In preparation for this excursion, all attendees took part in history seminars for a rich understanding of each city. Thanks to Mr. Pachniuk and the Students Love travel group for this spectacular adventure!

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