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Cheshire Academy
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  • Private, Boarding
  • CHESHIRE, CT

Monthly Update

2.27.2024

Now Enrolling in Select Grades! Although our round one Feb. 1 deadline has passed, there are still some spots left in select grades, and we are considering qualified applications on a rolling basis. Apply now before the decision deadline. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Sports
    grade A minus

About

Applying

Application Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$60
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
TOEFL

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$30,950
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$59,500
Received Financial Aid
65%
Average Financial Aid
$17,500
From Cheshire Academy

Founded in 1794, Cheshire Academy is a coeducational college-preparatory boarding and day school for grades 9-12 and postgraduate. With 365 students from 11 states and 21 countries, Cheshire Academy takes a tailored approach, providing students with a wide variety of academic and extracurricular offerings that are optimal to their individual needs, strengths, and interests. Located in Cheshire, CT, our 104-acre campus rests in a quintessential and safe New England community conveniently located between New York and Boston. CA's supportive, one-to-one college counseling program begins early on, resulting in commitments to some of the country’s most competitive colleges and universities. With a wide range of programming, CA offers the world-renowned International Baccalaureate, Roxbury Academic Support, and unique, signature Art and Music Major programs. CA is home to 17 athletics teams, with nearly 40% of student-athletes in the Class of 2023 going on to play at the collegiate level.

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Cheshire Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1270
118 responses
Average ACT
28
20 responses

Academic Vision

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Academic Vision: Cheshire Academy students grow increasingly capable of independently observing, questioning, explaining, interpreting, and analyzing the world. Our academic process starts with what students know and want to know, and develops active learners who reflect on their growth and the implications of their learning.

Culture & Safety

Poll
97%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 36 responses
Poll
92%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 36 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 88 responses
  • Fall/Spring Fling
    18%
  • Spirit Week
    17%
  • international weekend
    15%
  • Color Wars
    8%
  • Football games
    8%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • community service weekend for charity
    7%

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Boarding

Students Boarding
56%
Boarding Days Per Week
7-day
Top Countries
China, Mexico, Spain, Viet Nam, Guatemala
International Boarding Students
44%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
365
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 35 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 35 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 35 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
95%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 38 responses
Poll
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 38 responses
Poll
97%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 38 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
97%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 35 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 35 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 35 responses

Cheshire Academy Reviews

Rating 4.33 out of 5  140 reviews
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