Engaging, hands-on learning for Gifted & TalentedWelcome to Talcott Mountain Academy
Connecticut’s premier independent school for bright & gifted students grades K-8.
Nurturing a student’s creative talents is an important part of every child’s academic experience at Talcott Mountain Academy. We blend creative assignments with elements of STEM to create an art experience that is fun, educational, and impactful. Take a peek at our students’ latest creations.
The Talcott experience
A school within a science center, Talcott Mountain Academy inspires young minds to ask questions, seek answers and explore new ideas. Small classes, peer-to-peer mentorship opportunities and numerous school-wide activities contribute to a close-knit community where students find acceptance and feel they belong. So much so, they often refer to Talcott as their ‘home away from home.”
Students quickly learn from their peers that their unique interests and talents are what make them special — they don’t need to pretend to be someone they’re not. This revelation is often the beginning of a transformational journey of self-discovery.
WELCOME TO TMA
Learn By Doing
Location: 324 Montevideo Rd, Avon, CT 06001
Telephone: (860) 677-0035 Email: ContactTMA@tmsc.org
School Hours: M-F: 9:00am – 3:00pm
TMA Office Hours: M-F: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Learning is experience. Everything else is just information.
Talcott Mountain Academy: A School in a Science Center
Get an inside look at the Talcott’s unique approach to education in At Wonder’s Peak: Discovering Science on Talcott Mountain. This captivating documentary by Connecticut Public Television takes you behind the scenes with students, parents and faculty, who have seen first-hand how the learning process is accelerated by encouraging curiosity, questioning the status quo in scientific exploration, and striving to use scientific understanding to contribute value to society.
At Wonder’s Peak explores how teachers at the Academy are coaching students through the discovery process, and inspiring them to apply their knowledge in breakthrough ways.
Upcoming Campus Tours & Events
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Get In Touch
Location: 324 Montevideo Road, Avon, CT 06001
Telephone: (860) 677.0035
TMA Office Hours: M-F: 8am – 4:30pm
Talcott Mountain Science Center for Student Involvement, Inc. and Talcott Mountain Academy welcome and admit students of any gender, race, color, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation and those with disabilities to all of the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the Center and Academy. View our full non-discrimination policy.