Student Life

When you become a Cushing student, you become a member of an exciting and supportive community. For Penguins of all ages and backgrounds, our scenic New England campus is a home away from home.
While you discover new confidence in the classroom, rest assured that there will be awesome opportunities to explore in your free time. You can be the student DJ for a Friday night dance or take a shopping trip to Boston. You'll meet unexpected friends in the dorms and feast at brunch in our dining hall. You might even spot your teacher walking their dog around campus and strike up a conversation.
With so many friendly faces and fun things to do, you'll quickly find your place in the Cushing family!

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.