Cheshire Academy

Cheshire Academy (CA) is a unique college preparatory boarding and day school located in a prime location just 2 hours away from both New York and Boston. As the nation’s 11th oldest boarding school, it offers a rigorous academic program enabling students of all levels to excel.

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Cheshire, Connecticut
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Grades 9-12
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TOEFL equivalent 60-80
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On-campus boarding
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Amerigo Select School
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Amerigo Signature School
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Why Study at Cheshire Academy?
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Elite Boarding School Close To New York and Boston

Founded in 1794, Cheshire Academy is a college preparatory boarding and day school for students in grades 9-12 and postgraduate. The historic 104-acre campus is nestled in Cheshire, Connecticut, just two hours from both Boston and New York. Students have easy access to the world's best educational, professional and recreational resources.

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Academic And Extracurricular Programs Tailored to Students' Interests

Cheshire Academy offers over 150 academic courses, including 44 IB courses, to foster students' independent, critical thinking. With a 7:1 faculty-student ratio and an average class size of 10, students receive individualized attention and a curriculum that best fits their academic & extracurricular needs. Each year, over 125 colleges visit the campus and graduates are accepted into top universities such as Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke and Johns Hopkins.

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Comprehensive Services For International Students

Cheshire Academy offers a comprehensive support system for international students, including ESL classes, a Peer Counselor Program, monthly orientation meetings and on-campus programs during Thanksgiving and Spring Break. The boarding residence provides students with structure and guidance, fostering self-reliance and maturity for college and beyond.

Study In Cheshire, Connecticut

Cheshire is known for its charming historic districts and scenic beauty. It boasts excellent schools, diverse recreational activities and easy access to both New York City and Boston.

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Cheshire has population of 931,000 people.
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Easy access to Bradley International Airport (BDL).
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Close to top-ranked colleges and universities, including Yale University (#5) and Wesleyan University (#11).
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Cheshire, Connecticut

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