Chesapeake Academy

1185 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd
Arnold, MD 21012-0210
Tel: (410)647-9612
Grades: NS-5
Creativity! Character! Confidence! Chesapeake Academy is an independent school that offers students in preschool through fifth grade an invigorating education that celebrates intellect and imagination.
Expanded opportunities in science, fine and performing arts, Spanish, techology are integrated into curriculum.
Our families value education.
Our vibrant supportive community, with a focus on young learners, brings out the best in children.
Well prepared for their next educational experience, our students advance to top independent and public middle schools and, beyond that, to highly rated high schools and colleges.
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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-5
Learning Programs Supported Two learning service professionals support students with a range of learning needs including academic support (for those experiencing learning challenges) and enrichment (for those exceeding grade level expectations).
Year Founded 1980

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 35%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(navy / plaid / green uniforms)

Finances and Admission

Tuition Notes Payment plans / financial aid / scholarships
Admissions Director Sue Richburg

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Severn School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. John The Evangelist School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Wee Lad & Lassie Early Learning Center (0.5 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Arnold
    Grades: NS-PK | 34 students
    0.5 miles
    1281 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd
    Arnold, MD 21012
  • Severna Park
    Grades: PK-8 | 423 students
    0.7 miles
    669 Ritchie Highway
    Severna Park, MD 21146
  • Arnold
    KinderCare at Arnold
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK
    0.9 miles
    283 Peninsula Farm Rd.
    Arnold, MD 21012
  • Arnold
    Grades: NS-PK | 165 students
    1 miles
    Po Box 859 301 College Parkway
    Arnold, MD 21012
  • Arnold
    Grades: K-8 | 29 students
    1.2 miles
    365 Jones Station Road
    Arnold, MD 21012

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