Chadwick School

  • Chadwick, a K-12 school founded in 1935, is dedicated to the development of academic excellence, exemplary character and, self-discovery through experience.
  • We live in accordance with our core values of respect, responsibility, honesty, fairness and compassion.
  • Through active participation in a diverse school community, students prepare to contribute meaningfully to their local, national, and global communities.
  • Talented and caring faculty and staff cultivate in each student the joy of learning, self-confidence, well-being, and the individual gifts that each possesses.
  • By living and learning in an atmosphere of integrity and trust, students come to expect the best of themselves and others.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1935
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students1620 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 44%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers99 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio16:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Number of AP Courses20 courses
Advanced CoursesArt History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Capstone Cambridge Pilot Program, Chemistry, Chinese Language, Computer Science A, English Language, English Literature, Environmental Science, French Language, Government and Politics, Music Theory, Physics, Spanish Language, Spanish Literature, Statistics, Studio Art, U.S. History,
Average SAT score1430
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 20
Yearly Tuition Cost$29,000
Tuition NotesAmount listed above is an average. Tuition ranges from $26,950-$31,835
% on Financial Aid
17%
Admissions DirectorJudith Wolstan
Admissions AssociateMilton Mitchell, Jr.

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Diving, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water PoloBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
DivingEquestrian,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWater Polo,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.30 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Admirals, Amnesty International, Athletic Council, Black Student Association, community service, Dance, debate, Hispanic Culture Club, Honor Council, literary magazine, math club, Middle, Model United Nations, newspaper, peer mentors, robotics, Student government, Student Government Elementary, Upper, yearbook

Club or Organization:
Community Service, Outdoor Education, RoundSquare International

Arts and Music Programs:
Chorus, Dramatic and Musical Productions, Improvisational Theater, Orchestra, Publications Photography, Set Design, Stage Crew

School Notes

  • Chadwick School offers a wide range of academic courses, as well as the visual and performing arts, community service, international programs, athletics and leadership opportunities. Outdoor education is part of the curriculum in Grades 3-12. Global study and service programs are available in Grades 9-12.
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