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Cushing Academy

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History Of School
General Contact Information
- Admissions Office Information
- Director of Admission
- Head of School
General Information
- Enrollment
- Geographic Distribution
- Number of students per grade
- Transportation
School Campus & Facilities
- Computers
- General School Profile

- Admissions

- Academics

- Student Life

- Athletics


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History Of School
Cushing Academy was founded in 1865 to provide young men and women with an education that prepares them for a lifetime of learning. The oldest coeducational boarding school in the United States, Cushing has been an inclusive and affirming school community throughout its history. Helping students discover the full range of their talents and interestes is at the center of everything we do,from the classroom and residence halls to the playing fields and extracurricular activites.

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General Contact Information
Cushing Academy
Address1: 39 School Street PO Box 8000
Address2:
City: Ashburnham
State: Massachusetts
Postal Code: 01430
Country: USA
Main Phone: 978-827-7010
Main Fax: 978-827-6253
School Email Address: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.cushing.org

Admissions Office Information
Fax: 978-827-6253
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 978-827-7300

Director of Admission
Name: Melanie J. Connors
Title: Director of Admission

Head of School
Name: M. Willard Lampe II
Title: Headmaster

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General Information
Boarding School or Day School: Boarding/Day
Campus Size (Acres): 162
Dress Code: Semi-formal
Endowment:
Founded: 1865
Professional Affiliations:
NAIS
NEASC
TABS
Religious Affiliation: Nonsectarian
School Environment:
Living and learning with people from many different countries is a unique opportunity for international students and American students alike. Equally important is the warm atmosphere of our campus, a welcoming place where students from all backgrounds come together to discover their potential. Visitors to Cushing are struck by the friendliness of students and faculty and the openness of the community. This is one of the school's greatest strengths.
School Setting: small town
School Setting Description:
Surrounded by views of the hilly New England country-side, the academic buildings and residence halls are centrally located within easy walking distance of each other.
Program Emphasis:
Boarding School
Day School
School Type: Coed
Grade Level:
Secondary

Enrollment
No. of Boarding Students: 371
No. of Boys: 259
No. of Day Students: 78
No. of Girls: 190
Percentage Boys/Girls 57%/43%
Ratio Boys/Girls
Total Enrollment: 301-500

Geographic Distribution
International:
Canada
China
France
Germany
Indonesia
Japan
Korea
Mexico
Other (Belguim)
Spain
Taiwan
Thailand
UK
Venezuala
United States:
Arizona
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
Texas
Virginia
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
Majority of students come from: Northeast

Number of students per grade
Pre-K:
Kindergarten:
Grade 1:
Grade 2:
Grade 3:
Grade 4:
Grade 5:
Grade 6:
Grade 7:
Grade 8:
Grade 9: 65
Grade 10: 110
Grade 11: 136
Grade 12: 115
Post Graduate: 23
Ungraded:

Transportation
Nearest Airport: Logan Airport, Boston, MA
Phone:
Nearest Bus Station: Worcester, MA
Phone:
Nearest Major City: Fitchburg, MA
Taxi Service:
Phone:
School provides transportation services to airport/bus station at the beginning/end of vacations: Yes

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School Campus & Facilities
Number of School Buildings: 29

Computers
School makes computers available in:
Classrooms
Dorms
Library
Student Center
Is the school networked? Yes
Is each student assigned an e-mail address? Yes
Internet Access: Yes

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