• Cushing


A Cushing education begins and ends with inquiry.

Our college preparatory program is designed to ensure a transformative experience for each individual, at every level. Students will be 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 every student to discover a passion for learning and to build skills for success in college and beyond.

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.