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.

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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)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students503 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade Cushman School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Miami
    Grades: NS-8
    13.6 miles
    12595 Red Road
    Miami, FL 33156
    (305)665-3593
    13.6 NS-8
    n/a
  • Miami
    Grades: NS-12 | 1250 students
    4 miles
    601 NE 107 St.
    Miami, FL 33161
    (305)779-7230
    4 NS-12
    1250
  • Miami
    Grades: 6-12 | 1088 students
    8.4 miles
    3575 Main Hwy
    Miami, FL 33133
    (305)460-8800
    8.4 6-12
    1088
  • Miami
    Grades: PK-12 | 920 students
    9.4 miles
    6800 Nervia Street/9775 SW 87 Ave.
    Miami, FL 33146
    (305)666-1856
    9.4 PK-12
    920
  • Miami
    St Hugh Catholic School
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    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 312 students
    8.4 miles
    3460 Royal Rd
    Miami, FL 33133
    (305)448-5602
    8.4 PK-8
    312

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The average private school tuition in Miami, FL is $12,228 for elementary schools and $16,854 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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