Chaminade College Prep School

425 S. Lindbergh Blvd
Saint Louis, MO 63131-0631
Tel: (314)993-4400
Grades: 6-12 | 834 students
2015 Senior House Captains
2015 Senior House Captains
Chaminade College Preparatory School is an independent Catholic school for young men grades six through twelve.Chaminade's cutting -edge academic program begins with our Pre-AP Middle School curriculum that emphasizes critical thinkingin all subjects. Chaminade offers 26 AP classes and more than 60 Advanced College Credit classes for high school students, more than any other school in the St. Louis area.
75% of seniors in the Class of 2015 earned college credit.Chaminade's emphasis on Character Development includes our House System which provides leadership and relationship building, our Experiential Education trips which expose our young men to their world, as well as our Retreats and Service.
Chaminade students learn to live remarkably through various activites, clubs and sports.We are a school that specializes in teaching young men, giving them the educational and moral foundation they take with them for life.

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
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Chaminade College Prep School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 17 students
Number of AP Courses 26 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
Average Financial Aid Grant $6,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Dianne Dunning-Gill
Admissions Associate Erik Carretero


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,
GolfIce Hockey,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWater Polo,


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 is an independent Catholicschool for young men in grades six through twelve. Students ofsuperior and above average ability can expect to be successful atChaminade. In addition to offering 26 Advanced Placement coursesfor college credit, an additional60courses areavailable for college credit sponsored by University ofMissouri-St. Louis and St. Louis University.Over 150students participate in our award-winning band program, and almost80% participate in our athletic program with recent top five statefinishes in soccer, cross country, swimming, basketball, hockey,bowling, golf, tennis and volleyball.81% of our seniorsreceiving merit scholarships. Chaminade is located on a beautiful55-acre campus in suburban St. Louis. Our new,state-of-the-art Viragh Center for the Arts is one of the bestauditoriums in the St. Louis area. Chaminade's campus is easilyaccessible to the St. Louis metro area, and is only ten minutesaway from St. Louis International Airport. Over $1.6 million inneed-based tuition assistance was offered to our students for the2014-2015 school year. Chaminade offers an ESOL (English forSpeakers of Other Languages) program for international studentswanting to improve their English skills. Students may enterChaminade at the beginning of a semester (mid-August and earlyJanuary); families moving to the St. Louis area can enter at othertimes of the year.
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The average private school tuition in Saint Louis, MO is $10,084 for elementary schools and $16,148 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Louis, MO is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).