The Chestnut Hillschool

428 Hammond Street
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-0216
Tel: (617)566-4394
Grades: NS-6 | 270 students
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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
43%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
67%
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
20%
Admissions Director Wendy Borosavage
Admissions Associate Kelly J. Conn, Ph.D.

Sports

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

Extracurriculars

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

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