At Cushing, we don’t measure success simply by where you end up. We’re just as interested in the journey that gets you there.
Cushing Academy’s college preparatory program is designed to ensure a transformative experience for every student, at every level.
Great teaching, enriched by an amazing breadth of offerings, allows every student to discover a passion for learning and build skills for success in college and beyond. Choose from over 130 courses and 27 advanced/AP classes that will spark your imagination and open your eyes.
You will be challenged to think critically and creatively, write effectively, express ideas persuasively, and collaborate with respect. No matter how you learn or what interests you most, Cushing will help you recognize your strengths, and build vital connections with the wider world. 

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Cushing Academics: A Parent Perspective

Cushing Academy

39 School Street
Ashburnham, Massachusetts 01430

Cushing Academy

Cushing Academy is a coed, college preparatory day and boarding school for grades 9-12 and PG. Our students, who come from over 30 states and 30 countries, excel in and out of the classroom through outstanding academic, art and athletic offerings. Visit our welcoming community and beautiful 162-acre campus in Ashburnham, Mass., one hour from Boston, to experience all that Cushing has to offer.