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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.


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

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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: Deborah A. Gustafson

Title: Interim Director of Admission

Head of School

Name: Dr. James Tracy

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:

Post Graduate

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

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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