Chartwell School

2511 Numa Watson Road
Seaside, CA 93955-0939
Tel: (831)394-3468
Grades: K-12 | 85 students
Chartwell K-12 is dedicated to meeting the educational needs of students diagnosed with dyslexia and other related learning difficulties, through its Lower, Middle and High School programs and services. The focus of these programs is to develop sound academic, athletic and social skills which enable students to experience success in their future endeavors.

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia/Language-based
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 85 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade Chartwell School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Dress Code)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $34,900
Tuition Notes Tuition Support Fund discount available to new students entering Chartwell in their first year.
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $11,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Graydon Mitchell
Admissions Associate Steve Henderso, Head K8 School


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Badminton, Basketball, Cycling, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Football, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBadmintonBasketball,
CyclingField Hockey,
Flag FootballFootball,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
SoccerTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Ceramics, Music Art, Ceramics, Music,

School Notes

  • Where the Science of Learning Meets the Art of Teaching
  • Comprehensive, WASC accredited academic program
  • Full year -- Summer -- After-school
  • Research-based instruction for LD/Dyslexia
  • Reading, writing, math, self-esteem, professional development, and consulting
  • Hands-on learning experience
  • Green campus
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The average private school tuition in Monterey County, CA is $8,136 for elementary schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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