Cheshire Academy

Cheshire
, CT
Location
Post-Graduate (Grades 9-12; PG)
Age
College Prep
Focus
Co-Ed
Gender
320
Students
55%
Boarding
Informal
Dress Code From most to least formal:
Uniform, Formal, Casual, Informal.
17
Sports
1794
Year Founded

Description

Cheshire Academy is a college preparatory boarding and day school for boys and girls in grades 9-12 and postgraduate. With 320 students from 15 states and 25 countries, Cheshire Academy takes a flexible and tailored approach, allowing students to combine a variety of academic and extracurricular offerings optimal to their individual needs, strengths, and interests. Instilled in each student are the guiding principles of the Eight Pillars of Bowden: Respect, Responsibility, Caring, Civility, Citizenship, Morality, Fairness, and Trustworthiness. These core values and basic beliefs are reflected through everything and everywhere on campus, including the classrooms, on the athletic fields, and on stage.

Unique Characteristics

Cheshire Academy is one of the oldest boarding schools in the United States, and has a rich history of educating students from around the world.

College Matriculation These are the handful of schools or colleges where students have most frequently matriculated.

  • New York University
  • Northeastern University
  • University of California Los Angeles
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • George Washington University

Academics

Semesters
Schedule
ESL Programs
Summer Programs
No Saturday Classes

Admissions

No SSAT Required
January Application Deadline
Preferred Application Platform
SSAT SAO

Student Body

320
Students
Co-Ed
Gender
Boarding
0%
International
0%
Students
of Color
0%
International Students From The countries with the largest number of students at the school.

China, Korea, Mexico, Ukraine, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, Turkey, Vietnam.

Location

Address10 Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410
Nearby Airports

Boston Logan International Airport

Bradley International Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport

Tweed New Haven Airport

Campus Size104 Acres

Contact Information

Sara Lynn Leavenworth
Admissions Director
Julie Anderson
Head of School
203-439-7250
Phone