We are excited to receive your application; this is the first step of an exciting journey to becoming a Penguin! Thank you for choosing Cushing Academy.
Submit an Application
Cushing Academy accepts the following applications (please only submit one):
- SAO - SSAT Standard Online Application
- Gateway to Prep Schools Application
- Cushing Academy Application
As a part of the application process, be prepared to submit recommendations, transcripts, and essays. All are required by the application deadline.
Submit Standardized Test Results
- All Applicants (Optional)
Submitting Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) scores is optional. Please include Cushing Academy's school code (2698) when registering for the test.
If you have already completed the PSAT, SAT, or ACT, and would like to share them with Cushing Academy, ask your current school to submit your scores directly to Cushing or include your scores as a PDF with your application documents. This is also optional.
- International Applicants
Cushing Academy requires an English proficiency test. Please submit the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT) or the Duolingo English Test and standardized testing by grade (as above). Please include Cushing’s School code (9176) when registering for the TOEFL iBT test.
- Mainland China students
All applications must be verified through Vericant before the December 1 deadline. Applicants will then schedule an interview with our Admissions Team.
- Applicants with a WISC or an evaluation of learning style difference
Submit any testing results as a PDF via email alongside your application.
|Spring Enrollment*: Application Deadline
|Spring Enrollment*: Decisions Released
|Fall Enrollment: Application Deadline
|Financial Aid Application Deadline
|Fall Enrollment: Decisions Released
|Revisit Day for Accepted Students
|Decisions Due for Accepted Students