Founded in 1794, Cheshire Academy is one of the oldest boarding schools in the country. Serving students in grades 8-12 and postgraduate, the Academy sits on 104-acre campus located in the Downtown Historic District, conveniently close to NYC, Yake New Haven and Boston. Cheshire Academy students represent more than 30 countries and 20 states, and participate in a strong academic curriculum that includes the Roxbury Academy Support Program and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. Students also participate in competitive athletics and rich visual and performing arts offerings.