Welcome to Cushing

As you explore Cushing Academy, you will discover a global village where students collaborate with teachers and each other to become curious, creative, and confident learners and leaders. You'll learn about our remarkable academic, art, athletic, and student life programs and our welcoming community of Penguins.
Explore Cushing to experience what makes Cushing such an amazing place. Then submit an Inquiry Form to begin a conversation about your ambitions and how Cushing will help you achieve them. 
Please call us with any questions or requests at (978) 827-7300 or email us at admissions@cushing.org. We look forward to hearing from you!
Grab your favorite mug and join us for casual drop-in sessions on Zoom (as many as you'd like!) to learn more and ask questions about Cushing. To join, click your preferred time below on any of the dates listed.

Every other Friday, beginning October 2

7:30 - 9:00 am Eastern Time (US)
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Eastern Time (US)

October 2 - Application Process: recommendations, testing, and interviews
October 16 - Pursuing a PG Year: the benefits of a PG year
October 30 - Arts and Athletics 
December 4 - Academics and Academic Support
December 18 - Financial Aid 
January 8 - Boarding and Day Student Life 
January 22 - Completing your Application
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Take a personalized, student-led virtual tour and learn about our campus, classes, and programs, and what it's like to be a Cushing Penguin. A Virtual Visit also includes a meeting with an Admission counselor who will take the time to get to know you and your family and answer any questions you may have about Cushing.

To schedule your Virtual Visit, please contact the Admissions Office at (978) 827-7300 or admission@cushing.org.
Attend an info session from anywhere in the world to hear about all things Cushing from our Head of School, faculty members, and students, plus time for Q&A. 

Domestic Students
November 10 - 6:00-8:00 pm Eastern Time, US

International Students:
November 12 - 7:00-9:00 am Eastern Time, US


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Cushing Academy

39 School Street
Ashburnham, Massachusetts 01430

Cushing Academy

Cushing Academy exists for students and develops curious, creative, and confident learners and leaders. Founded in 1865, Cushing is a co-ed, college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12 and PG. Our students, who come from over 30 states and 30 countries, excel in our outstanding academic, art, and athletic offerings. We welcome you to visit our community and beautiful 162-acre campus in Ashburnham, Mass., just one hour from Boston, to experience all that Cushing has to offer.