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Facts at a Glance

Your best bet to capture the essence of Cushing is to plan a visit to campus and experience it. Here are some facts to give you a head start (and they’re just the tip of the iceberg…which of course is home to our mighty Penguins).
Founded 1865
Coed Since 1865
Grades 9-12 & PG
Number of Students 385
Boarding Students 340
States Represented 28
Countries Represented 31
Student/Faculty Ratio 8:1
Average Class Size 12
Tuition 2017-2018 Boarding $61,500
Day $41,800
Varsity Sports 23
Junior Varsity Sports 23
Performing Arts Events 21
Visual Arts Offerings 15
Miles from Boston 62
School Colors Purple & White
School Mascot The Penguin
Notable Alumni -Bette Davis '26 (actress)

-Nate Berkus '90 (author, interior designer, television personality)

-John Cena '95 (professional wrestler, actor)

-His Majesty Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck '99 (King of Bhutan)

-Meghan Duggan '06 (Captain of 2018 U.S. Women's Olympic Hockey Team and gold medalist; silver medalist in 2010 and 2014 Olympics)

Cushing Academy Mission Statement

Cushing Academy exists for students and develops curious, creative, and confident learners and leaders.

Cushing Academy

39 School Street
Ashburnham, Massachusetts 01430
978-827-7000
admissions@cushing.org

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.

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