We enrolled a scared child who had never been challenged academically. His self esteem was at its lowest, as were his peer relations. What you gave back to us 18 months later was a self-confident child with a wonderful peer group, and the self-confidence to walk into any situation and give it a...read more
“ Lewis is in his third year at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. While he is reading Medieval History, he is also enjoying a large host of friends and working in a popular pub. Lewis's two years at Talcott Mountain were a turning point in his happiness around others and his love of...read more
"Talcott Academy has been a wonderful experience for our daughter Seneca. The strength of the education at Talcott Mountain Academy is not only the outstanding academic program; it is also in the values imparted upon the students.
The goal of any education is to give the student the...read more
"We relocated from the UK to the US, placing our boys in a highly recommended independent school. They quickly found the US curriculum not challenging whatsoever: they had previously studied the maths, and science was nothing but busy work. The boys were completely bored.
TMA was our...read more
"I have found Talcott to be a wonderful place where inquisitive minds are nurtured. Simply put, it is a school where fast learners can run at their own pace. Every day, our child comes home excited about a new fact or principle learned in science. But, it is not just about science. Students...read more
“I remember my first realization how different Talcott was from any other school. It was like going on a field trip...every day. We worked in a hands-on environment for every class, the teachers were friendly, and everyone was happy for the entire day.”
“I would like to thank the teachers for teaching me and finding a way to make classes so intersting. The science classes were always fun.”
“I don’t know what I will do in life yet. But I know because I went to Talcott, I am better prepared to do anything I want. Whether it be academic, social or just flat out enjoyable: TMA was great.”
“I’ve made friends who are more than friends. In fact, this has always been a theme at TMA that’s been true since the very beginning. It’s not a a friendship circle, its a family. I have completed things that have proved to me that I could indeed do whatever I deemed myself able to do, and...read more
“If you are a young nerd in Connecticut, looking for a middle school or after school program, I highly recommend Talcott. I went to Talcott Mountain Academy, a small school that believed in hiring teachers who knew and loved mathematics and science. They focused on letting us explore and...read more
“I strongly recommend this school to any gifted child with a passion for learning, even if he or she hasn't discovered it yet.”