The Summer Session 2020 application is open and online. Be assured enrolling is risk-free, as described in this letter from the Director (March 16, 2020). 
Be sure to apply early and reserve your seat for the Best Summer Ever!

Fast Facts

  • 50+ Years of Summer Programs
  • Grades: Rising 6th through 12th
  • Number of Students: 200
  • States Represented: 25
  • Countries Represented: 31
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 4:1
  • Average Class Size: 7
  • Miles from Boston: 62
  • School Colors: Purple & White
  • School Mascot: The Penguin 
And look what we can accomplish in just five weeks!
Students in Summer Session 2019…
  • Attempted 583 problems in Algebra II
  • Completed over 150 individual pieces in Studio Art
  • Studied over 2000 new vocabulary words in English immersion classes
  • Journeyed to over 40 destinations for class field trips and weekend excursions
  • Participated in 380 athletic practices and 36 games
  • Explored 566 years of United States History
  • Prepared 25 dishes for International Night
  • Watched 27 performances during Cabaret
  • Read over 1500 pages in literature classes
  • Made countless memories to last a lifetime!
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Cushing Academy Summer Session

39 School Street
Ashburnham, MA 01430-8000

Tel: 978.827.7700
Fax: 978.827.7087

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.