Chatham Hall Photo #2 - Chatham Hall's variety of dynamic and unique programming includes the prestigious Leader and Writer in Residence programs, which bring world leaders to campus to meet with students. Past guests include Venus Williams, Jane Goodall, Gloria Steinem, and Elizabeth Acevedo.
Chatham Hall Photo #3 - Small class sizes help Chatham Hall teachers challenge girls to excel academically. The majority of our faculty and administration live on campus and serve the community in multiple roles.
Chatham Hall Photo #4 - Close to several major metropolitan areas, Chatham Hall boasts its remote location and secluded 362-acre campus in southern Virginia.
Chatham Hall Photo #5 - From competitive IEA participation to teaching beginners the basics, there's room for riders of every level in our program. Our facilities include stables for 34 school horses, three teaching arenas, a permanent Hunter Trials course, and plenty of trails.
Chatham Hall Photo #8 - Our award-winning FTC robotics team, the TuTu Turtles, is a just one avenue STEAM is celebrated and empowered at Chatham Hall.
Chatham Hall Photo #9 - Traditions are what make us, and keep us, Chatham Hall. With a strong sense of community, students are brought together by their love of the School.
At Chatham Hall, we believe that when a young woman steps beyond the boundary of her own comfort zone, she realizes the true power of her potential.
Every day across campus, you`ll discover your individual passions, learn to balance joy with challenge, gratitude with ambition, and to champion each other as you begin to weave together informed perspectives that will make up your worldview.
With endless opportunities illuminated before you, you`ll feel confident taking the first steps toward a life that is all your own.
Alumni Reviews Review School
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- Yale University The most important facet of life at Chatham Hall is the strong sense of community. At atmosphere of care, trust, and kindness is the foundation upon which our school is built. This makes. . .
- Texas Christian University Chatham Hall's advisor program is something really unique that has been so helpful to me - one of the best parts about my experience here actually. Students select an advisor and the groups meet twice. . .
- University of Richmond I feel like our school's Honor Code is stronger than any other school I came across when I was researching schools to possibly attend. It makes for a more trusting and tight knit community. I was. . .
|Definition of Terms|
| 2021 School Data
|Chatham Hall||Boarding School Avg.|
|School Focus||College Prep||College Preparatory|
|Campus Size||362 acres||125 acres|
|Enrollment||150 students||300 students|
|% Students of Color|
|% International Students|
|% Students Boarding|
|Average SAT Score||1216||* National Avg. »View|
|SAT range (25th-75th percentile)||1101 - 1330||-|
|Average ACT score||27||*National Avg. » View|
|Offers Post-Grad Year||No||No|
Academics and Faculty
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual||Casual|
|Average Class Size||8 students||12|
*National School Avg. » 20
|Student : Teacher Ratio||5:1||7:1|
|# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered||21||18|
|ESL Courses Offered||Yes||Yes|
|% Faculty with Advanced Degree|
|Summer Program Offered||Yes||Yes|
|Summer Program Details||Link to Summer Program Details|
|Endowment Size||$70 million||$25 million|
(5 Day Boarding)
|% Students on Financial Aid|
|Avg. Financial Aid Grant||$36,381||$25,000|
|Merit Scholarships Offered||Yes||No|
|Application Deadline||Jan. 25 / rolling||Jan. 15|
|Accepts Standardized Application||No||No|
|Director of Admissions||Wynne Overton|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
AP / Advanced Courses
|# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered||21||18|
|Courses||Advanced Biology, Advanced Calculus, Advanced Chemistry, Advanced Chinese, Advanced Computer Science Applications, Advanced Computer Science Coding, Advanced English III: American Literature and Rhetoric, Advanced English IV: Gothic Archetypes & Icons, Advanced English IV: History of Science Fiction, Advanced English IV: Shakespeare’s Comedies, Advanced English IV: Shakespeare’s Tragedies, Advanced European History, Advanced French: An Introduction to Francophone Literature, Advanced Latin: Capstone Readings, Advanced Physics, Advanced Spanish: Hispanic Heritage in the United States, Advanced Statistical Analysis, Advanced U.S. History: Triumph and Tragedy, Linear Algebra and Differential Equations, Multivariable Calculus, Portfolio (Advanced art classes)|
|# Interscholastic Sports Offered||11||16|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Riding, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball|
|Total Extracurricular Organizations||42||23|
|Extracurriculars||Club or Organization:|
Activists' Club, Animation Creation, Architecture Committee of Turtles, Astrology Club, Badminton Club, Bake Sale Club, Bit n' Spur Riding Club, Bollywood Club, Chatham Athletic Council, Cultural Perspectives, Dermatology Club, French Club, Gaming Club, Girl Up, GurlsTalk, International Student Association, Iris Fund, Latinos Unidos, Library Club, Literature Club, Model United Nations, National Water Dance, NOIR, Outdoors Club, Panache (Dance), Period, Political Awareness Club, PositiviTEA, Quintet, Right to Life, Russian Club, Sherwood (Drama), Spanish Club, Spectrum, Stiche in the Niche, Sustainability Club, The Iris Literary Magazine, TuTu Turtles Robotics Team, Voices for the Voiceless, Women's Health Club, Yearbook, Zumba Club
|Year: 2018 - 2021||10 Most Popular College Choices (# Enrolled)|
|Sewanee: University of the South||6|
|University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill||5|
|University of Virginia||5|
|Christopher Newport University||4|
|New York University||2|
|University of California - Berkeley||2|
|University of St. Andrews (Scotland)||2|
|Washington University in St. Louis||2|
|Link to Matriculation Data|
- Chatham Hall is a grades 9-12 girls' boarding school in southern Virginia. Our unique location on 362 scenic acres allows for thoughtful reflection, deep friendships, and a break from the typical distractions. We are invested in all of the experiences that allow you to discover your unique powers.
- Chatham Hall accreditations: TABS, NAIS, NCGS, VAIS
- Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
- Georgia O'Keefe - Artist
- Claudia Emerson - Poet
Profile last updated: 09/12/2021
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- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Grades: 8-12| 548 students 228.8 miles300 Garrison Forest Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117
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