Chaminade College Prep School

425 S. Lindbergh Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63131-0631
Tel: (314)993-4400
Grades: 6-12 | 834 students
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Chaminade educates young men, grades 6 - 12, in the Catholic Marianist tradition.
Chaminade's intention is to ensure that every young man that passes through our doors is able to achieve the balance between school life and play.
Our school motto is ESTO VIR, "Be a Man," and it is a true journey from boyhood to manhood that includes spiritual, educational, and social development.
As a school for boys, Chaminade is created from the prespective of how young men learn, build relationships and interact with the world. Our school mission is to cultivate a student's inherent skills, gifts and talents while realizing their potenial as men.
This is accomplished through our Academics, Formation of Character, and Athletics & Activities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported learning consultant on staff to assist students with mild learning differences
Year Founded 1910

Student Body

Total Students 834 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Chaminade College Prep School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size 17 students
Number of AP Courses 26 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Advanced Management Info Systems, Advanced Theatre, American Government, American History, Anatomy & Physiology, Ancient Greek, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Ceramics, Chemistry, CISCO Academy, Comparative Politics, Computer Science, English / Language, English / Literature, European History, Foundations of Theology, French Language, Introduction to Film, Latin: Vergil, Macroeconomics, Management Information Systems, Microeconomics, Music Theory, Physics B, Probability / Statistics, Psychology, Public Speaking, Spanish Language, Statistics, Studio Art, World History, World Religions,
Average ACT score 27
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(collared shirt, khaki pants or shorts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $18,275
Tuition Notes books, class fees, trip fees and laptop lease fees are addtional
% on Financial Aid
40%
Average Financial Aid Grant $6,000
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Dianne Dunning-Gill
Admissions Associate Erik Carretero

Sports

Total Sports Offered 18 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
DivingFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWater Polo,
WeightliftingWrestling,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 23 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. American Youth Foundation, Art Club, Band ensembles, Barbecue Club, CSPN (Chaminade TV), Campus Ministry Council, Chess Club, Drama, Earth Club, Focus St. Louis, House System captains, Literary Magazine, Marianist Life Community, Math Honor Society, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Newspaper, Photography Club, Pro-Life Club, Rocket Club, Scholar Bowl, Speech & Debate, Yearbook Art Club, Band ensembles, Barbecue Club, Chess Club, Drama, Earth Club, Newspaper, Pro-Life Club, Rocket Club, Scholar Bowl, Yearbook, American Youth Foundation,
CSPN (Chaminade TV),
Campus Ministry Council,
Focus St. Louis,
House System captains,
Literary Magazine,
Marianist Life Community,
Math Honor Society,
National Honor Society,
National Junior Honor Society,
Photography Club,
Speech & Debate,

School Notes

  • Chaminade College Preparatory School educates young men, grades 6-12, in the Catholic Marianist tradition. Chaminade's intention is to ensure that every young man that passes through our doors is able to achieve the balance between school life and play. Our school motto is ESTO VIR, "Be a Man" and it is a true journey from boyhood to manhood that includes spiritual, educational and social development.
  • As a school for boys, Chaminade is created from the perspective of how young men learn, build relationships and interact with the world. Our school mission is to cultivate a student's inherent skills, gifts and talents while realizing their potential as men. This is accomplished through our Academics, Formation of Character and Athletics & Activities.
  • Chaminade provides a modern, academically challenging curriculum using personalized instruction. Our classrooms, averaging 17 students, are student-centered and address multiple learning styles. The alternating block schedule allows for longer classroom experiences for debates, labs and deeper academic engagement.
  • The house system provides the natural framework by which leadership and family spirit come alive every day. Young men learn and grow by doing and Chaminade's many activities provide an outlet for every student. From Improv Club, to Marianist Life Community, drama productions and everything in between, there is truly a home at Chaminade for everyone. 
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