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Chaminade educates young men, grades 6 - 12, in the CatholicMarianist tradition.
Chaminade's intention is to ensure that every young man that passes through our doors is able to achieve the balance betweenschool life and play.
Our school motto is ESTO VIR, "Be a Man," and it is a true journey from boyhood to manhood that includes spiritual,educational, and social development.
As a school for boys, Chaminade is created from the prespectiveof how young men learn, build relationships and interact with theworld. Our school mission is to cultivate a student's inherentskills, gifts and talents while realizing their potenial asmen.
This is accomplished through our Academics, Formation of Character, and Athletics & Activities.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 869 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $23,240
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Chaminade College Prep School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
learning consultant on staff to assist students with mild learning differences
Year Founded
1910
Summer School Offered
Yes
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2016

Student Body

Total Students
869 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade
Chaminade College Prep School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
85 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
95%
Average Class Size
17 students
Number of AP Courses
27 courses
List of Courses Offered
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
28
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
collared shirt, khaki pants or shorts

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
books, trip fees and laptop lease fees are additional
% on Financial Aid
45%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$8,500
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Erik Carretero
Admissions Associate
Julie Malloy

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
28 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
American Youth Foundation, Barbecue Club, Campus Ministry Council, Chess Club, CSPN (Chaminade TV), Earth Club, Esports Club, Focus St. Louis, House System captains, Literary Magazine, Marianist Life Community, Math Honor Society, Mock Trial Team, Model United Nations, National Honor Society, National Junior Honor Society, Newspaper, Photography Club, Pro-Life Club, Rocket Club, Scholar Bowl, Speech & Debate, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art Club, Band ensembles, Drama

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Esports Team, Fishing Club

School Notes

  • Chaminade College Preparatory School educates young men, grades 6-12, in the Catholic Marianist tradition. Chaminade's intention is to ensure that every young man that passes through our doors isable to achieve the balance between school life and play. Ourschool motto is ESTO VIR, "Be a Man" and it is a true journey fromboyhood to manhood that includes spiritual, educational and social development.
  • As a school for boys, Chaminade is created from the perspectiveof how young men learn, build relationships and interact with theworld. Our school mission is to cultivate a student's inherentskills, gifts and talents while realizing their potential as men.This is accomplished through our Academics, Formation of Characterand Athletics & Activities.
  • Chaminade provides a modern, academically challengingcurriculum using personalized instruction. Our classrooms,averaging 17 students, are student-centered and address multiple learning styles. The alternating block schedule allows for longer classroom experiences for debates, labs and deeper academic engagement.
  • The house system provides the natural framework by whichleadership and family spirit come alive every day. Young men learnand grow by doing and Chaminade's many activities provide an outlet for every student. From Fishing Club, to Marianist Life Community, drama productions and everything in between, there is truly a home at Chaminade for everyone.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Jayson Tatum '16 - NBA Basketball Player with Boston Celtics
    • Bradley Beal '10 - NBA Basketball Player with Washington Wizards
    • Ben Bishop '05 - NHL Hockey Player with Tampa Bay Lightning
    • Minkyu Lee '04 - Academy Award Winner
    • J. Eric Skelton '83 - Deputy Director U.S. Secret Service
    • Mike Kehoe '79 - Lieutenant Governor of Missouri
    • John Doerr '69 - Venture capitalist, author and investor
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Chaminade College Prep School cost?

Chaminade College Prep School's tuition is approximately $23,240 for private students.

What is the acceptance rate of Chaminade College Prep School?

The acceptance rate of Chaminade College Prep School is 85%, which is lower than the national average of 88%. Chaminade College Prep School's acceptance rate is ranked among the top private schools in Missouri with low acceptance rates.

Who are famous alumni from Chaminade College Prep School?

Chaminade College Prep School famous alumni include: Jayson Tatum '16, Bradley Beal '10, Ben Bishop '05, Minkyu Lee '04, J. Eric Skelton '83, Mike Kehoe '79 and John Doerr '69.

What sports does Chaminade College Prep School offer?

Chaminade College Prep School offers 19 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, Weightlifting and Wrestling. Chaminade College Prep School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Missouri for most sports offered.

What is Chaminade College Prep School's ranking?
When is the application deadline for Chaminade College Prep School?

The application deadline for Chaminade College Prep School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MO School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 869 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $23,240
  • Acceptance rate: 85%
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Saint Louis, MO is $15,203 for elementary schools and $16,950 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Louis, MO is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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