Cardinal Cushing Centers

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Cardinal Cushing Centers Photo #1 - Our educational and vocational programs provide a full complement of services including; speech, occupational, and physical therapies, art and music therapy, and adapted physical education.
  • Since 1947, Cardinal Cushing Centers has been a place where children and adults with disabilities have found possibilities, opportunities, and hope: the possibility to achieve greater levels of success in all areas of life; the opportunity to learn in nurturing, innovative and individualized programs; and, the hope that each tomorrow will bring personal fulfillment, new experiences, and shared happiness.
  • Cardinal Cushing Centers serves a diverse population of students and adults.
  • Almost all of our students and adults have some developmental or intellectual delays covering the full spectrum of functioning levels.
  • Many of our students also have secondary conditions including behavioral, emotional, and mental health concerns.
  • Located on two beautiful and bustling New England campuses, spread over more than 200 tree lined acres and neighboring communities, Cardinal Cushing Centers offers individuals something truly unique.
  • Students are offered a continuum of learning experiences including educational, prevocational, vocational, day and residential programs adapted to meet the needs of each student.
  • Both day and residential programs provide a full complement of supportive services including educational and vocational assessments, physical, speech, and occupational therapies, adaptive physical education, art and music therapies, and recreation.
  • In additional to community employment opportunities, our on-site vocational programs include, The Sister's Inn, Bass Village CafĂ©, Consignment Shop, Bottle Redemption Center, Culinary Arts, and our newest boutique, The Cushing Trader.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Council for Exceptional Children
Other special emphasis association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Inquire with school
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1947
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students111 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 23%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorMichelle Markowitz

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBallet, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Climbing, Cross Country, Mountain Biking, Nordic Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBalletBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
ClimbingCross Country,
Mountain BikingNordic Skiing,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTrack and Field,
Volleyball
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brockton
    Grades: 2-12 | 189 students
    10.1 miles
    596 Summer St
    Brockton, MA 02302
    (508) 588-3049
    10.1 2-12
    189
  • Chestnut Hill
    Boston College Campus School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 26 students
    23.2 miles
    Campion Hall Rm. 197
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
    (617) 552-3223
    23.2 1-12
    26
  • Randolph
    Boston Higashi School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 140 students
    12.8 miles
    800 N Main St
    Randolph, MA 02368
    (781) 961-0800
    12.8 1-12
    140
  • Braintree
    Granite Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 45 students
    9.2 miles
    6 Columbian St
    Braintree, MA 02184
    (781) 380-3945
    9.2 6-12
    45
  • Cambridge
    James F Farr Academy
    Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 29 students
    22.3 miles
    71 Pearl St
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    (617) 492-4922
    22.3 8-12
    29

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