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The Cushman School
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  • Private
  • MIAMI, FL

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Over the past two years, we have experienced great success while navigating the COVID pandemic. The guidance that our COVID Task Force has provided kept each of us well-informed and our children as safe as possible. The Cushman School is currently back to full-time in-person learning with a mask optional policy. Learn More

Report Card

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

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$150
Interview Required
No
Required/Recommended Tests
None

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$36,228
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid
$19,000
From The Cushman School

The Cushman School empowers our students to discover their passions and realize their true potential to become Innovators of Change in an environment that is both ambitious and joyful. Cushman is Miami-Dade’s oldest, continuously operating, co-ed Preschool–12th, college preparatory private school that continues to innovate, inspire and engage our next generation of leaders.

The Cushman School takes a personalized approach to educating each student to ensure he/she reaches his/her fullest potential. In following Dr. Cushman’s philosophy, the faculty and administration are committed to identifying and understanding the unique “gifts” within each child and planning age-appropriate educational journeys. Our small student-to-teacher ratios allow our faculty to connect with students and offer individualized instruction. The Cushman School continues to develop confident, creative and critical thinkers who exhibit leadership and strength of character in the various fields they pursue.

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The Cushman School Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1280
15 responses
Average ACT
29
5 responses

Cushman Virtual- Full and Part Time Virtual 6-12 Programming available for Spring 2023!

academic spotlight

We see the need to offer flexible, remote learning opportunities to more and more students in a personalized, supportive way. Our curriculum, instruction, and class structure provide a world-class education complete with engaging and unique experiences to inspire social-emotional growth and strength in character. Students all over the globe can now access a Cushman education.

Culture & Safety

Poll
88%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 17 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 17 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 35 responses
  • Halloween howl
    31%
  • Blue&White Day
    29%
  • Spirit Week
    14%
  • Pep rallies
    11%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • paren
    6%

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Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
776
59%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 17 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 17 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 17 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$23,962
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
3 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    Yes
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 18 responses
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 18 responses
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 18 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
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 17 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 17 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 17 responses

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$67,450
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,484
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$681,814
National
$244,900

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