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!

Morning Programs

All students begin their Summer Session journey by choosing a morning program. With a wide variety of available classes and subject areas, students can build a unique and individual course of study that is challenging, enriching, and engaging, intentionally designed to meet their academic goals and personal pursuits.

Upper School

For students entering 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade
Upper School students spend their mornings fully engaged in one of our dynamic and enriching summer programs. In the application process, students will choose one morning program from the list below.
Excel College Prep and Academy courses for credit, preview, or enrichment
ConnectAcademic skill-building courses for all learning styles
ImmerseEnglish language classes, workshops, and cultural immersion for English Language Learners
ExpressMulti-media studio art courses and portfolio development—from beginning to advanced

Middle School

For students entering 6th, 7th or 8th grade
Middle School students spend their mornings engaged in a variety of learning environments, all designed to prepare them for future academic success. In the application process, students will choose one morning program from the list below.
ExploreCourses designed to spark curiosity, develop skills, and build confidence for future academic success
CreateAge-appropriate, multi-media studio art classes, workshops, and field trips for aspiring artists

Student Support
Students are supported in all aspects of their learning and have access to their teachers and instructors for extra help sessions during the academic day and throughout Study Hall.
Beyond the Classroom
For two full days during Summer Session we step outside the classroom to explore educational destinations throughout New England. These program-specific field trips build on and support the daily work in the classroom. Trips include: The Freedom Trail, Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Science, New England Aquarium, and Old Sturbridge Village.

Please Note: Private tutoring in most subject areas is available for an additional fee.
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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.