Cushing Academy

Grades: 9 -- 12, PG
Type: Day-Boarding
Gender: Coed


ounded as a coeducational institution in 1865, Cushing Academy exists for students and develops curious, creative, and confident learners and leaders. The school is located 62 miles from Boston and draws students (grades 9-12, PG) from over 30 countries and 30 states to its rural 162-acre campus that boasts outstanding facilities. A Cushing education begins and ends with inquiry, and the Academy’s college preparatory program is designed to ensure a transformative experience for each individual, at every level. Students are challenged to think critically and creatively, write effectively, express ideas persuasively, and collaborate with respect. Great teaching, enriched by an amazing breadth of offerings, allows students to discover a passion for learning and to build skills for success in college and beyond. As pioneers in Academic Support, Cushing strives to meet students where they are and provide them with a powerful toolkit for academic success. The Academy’s renowned ESL Program provides comprehensive support tailored to students’ needs, and prepares them to take full advantage of curricular offerings. Cushing’s longstanding tradition of excellence in athletics is paired with its expansive departments ​in both visual and performing arts. Questions? Contact admissions@cushing.org.