The Chestnut Hillschool

428 Hammond Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-0216
Tel: (617)566-4394
Grades: NS-6 | 270 students
The Chestnut Hill School, a coeducational day school located in a residential section of Newton, encompasses a preschool program for ages 3-4, an all-day Kindergarten, and Grades 1 to 6.
Two hundred seventy children are enrolled, with two sections at each grade level.
Because of the comparatively small size and the favorable student-teacher ratio, The Chestnut Hill School is able to offer a rigorous academic program that embraces diversity and promotes community.
Special subjects include art, building & engineering, computer, music, physical education, science, and Spanish.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded 1860

Student Body

Total Students 270 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade The Chestnut Hillschool Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Tuition Notes Tuition varies from $23,160 to $33,960 by grade. Financial aid is available.
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Wendy Borosavage
Admissions Associate Kelly J. Conn, Ph.D.


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Soccer, SoftballBaseballBasketball,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Early Morning Program, Electronics Club, Extended Day Program, Friends in Our Community Service Program, Math Olympiads, Rocketry, The Chestnut Hill School for Music Chess Club, Math Olympiads, Rocketry, Early Morning Program,
Electronics Club,
Extended Day Program,
Friends in Our Community Service Program,
The Chestnut Hill School for Music,

School Notes:

  • The Chestnut Hill School Mission is Academic Excellence, Diversity, and Community
  • Before and Extended Day Programs (7:00 am to 6:00 pm)
  • Green line T accessible
  • Located on five acres, with a soccer field, two playgrounds, two swimming pools and an outdoor amphitheater
  • A rich interdisciplinary program including Spanish from Beginners (age 3) to Grade 6, Violin from Kindergarten to Grade 1, Building & Engineering Beginners (age 3) to Grade 6, and Latin in Grade 6
  • Excellent Secondary School Placement
  • Vacation Camps and The Chestnut Hill School Creative Arts and Sports Camp

Profile last updated: 09/16/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Brimmer & May School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brimmer & May School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Brimmer & May School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Chestnut Hill
    Grades: PK-12 | 387 students
    0.2 miles
    69 Middlesex Road
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
  • Chestnut Hill
    Grades: 6-12 | 451 students
    0.3 miles
    791 Hammond St
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
  • Chestnut Hill
    Boston College Campus School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 1-12 | 26 students
    0.4 miles
    Campion Hall Rm. 197
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
  • Chestnut Hill
     Mount Alvernia Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-6 | 327 students
    0.8 miles
    20 Manet Road
    Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
  • Brighton
    Grades: 9-12 | 40 students
    1 miles
    198 Strathmore Road
    Brighton, MA 02135

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