Chaminade College Prep School

425 S Lindbergh Blvd,
Saint Louis, MO, 63131-0631
Tel: (314)993-4400
Grades: 6 - 12 | 790 students
Chaminade College Preparatory School is an independent Catholic school for young men for grades six through twelve.
Chaminade's rigorous academic program begins with our Pre-AP Middle School curriculum that emphasizes critical thinking in all subjects.  Chaminade offers 23 AP classes and more than 60 Advanced College Credit classes for high school students, more than any other school in the St. Louis area.  74% of seniors in the Class of 2013 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.  We are CHAMINADE.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Independent Schools Association of the Central States
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
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 790 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 16%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Chaminade College Prep School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 75%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 23 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 26
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(collared shirt, khaki pants or shorts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 20 / Jun. 30 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $16,317
Tuition Notes books, class fees and laptop lease fees are addtional
% on Financial Aid 35%
Average Financial Aid Grant $5,000
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Dianne Dunning-Gill
Admissions Associate Erik Carretero

Sports

Total Sports Offered 19 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Indoor Soccer, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCross Country,
DivingFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
Indoor SoccerLacrosse,
SoccerSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,
Water PoloWeightlifting,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 22 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. American Youth Foundation, Art Club, Band ensembles, 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, 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 Catholic school for young men in grades six through twelve. Students of superior and above average ability can expect to be successful at Chaminade. In addition to offering 23 Advanced Placement courses for college credit, an additional 60 courses are available for college credit sponsored by University of Missouri-St. Louis and St. Louis University.  Over 150 students participate in our award-winning band program, and almost 80% participate in our athletic program with recent top five state finishes in soccer, cross country, swimming, basketball, hockey, bowling, golf, tennis and volleyball. 81% of our seniors receiving merit scholarships. Chaminade is located on a beautiful 55-acre campus in suburban St. Louis.  Our new, state-of-the-art Viragh Center for the Arts is one of the best auditoriums in the St. Louis area. Chaminade's campus is easily accessible to the St. Louis metro area, and is only ten minutes away from St. Louis International Airport. Over $1.6 million in need-based tuition assistance was offered to our students for the 2013-2014 school year. Chaminade offers an ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) program for international students wanting to improve their English skills. Students may enter Chaminade at the beginning of a semester (mid-August and early January); families moving to the St. Louis area can enter at other times of the year.

  • Profile last updated: 08/26/2013

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The nearest high school is Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Lady of the Pillar School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Our Lady of the Pillar School (0 miles away)
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