Cushman School

  • At The Cushman School, every child is gifted. It is the job of our teachers to find that special gift of every student.
  • We celebrate and respect the individuality and differences of each child.
  • We strengthen their minds and bodies and nurture their sensitivities.
  • We challenge students academically and socially and encourage them to be the very best they can be in the classroom and within their communities.
  • At The Cushman School, our aim is to develop and educate the “whole child” through a strong core curriculum complemented by wholesome participation in real living experiences.
  • The mission of The Cushman School is to develop students as responsible citizens and effective future leaders who maintain a positive approach to life.
  • The educational environment at our school fosters in all students the qualities of virtue, responsibility, respect for self and others, and nurtures the student in intellectual, physical and spiritual growth.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other associations(s) for exceptional children
National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students486 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 32%
Students by GradeCushman School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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