Founded in 1970, Chapel Hill Academy is a Biblically-based, non-denominational Christian PK-8 school dedicated to serving Christian families from over 35 churches in the southwestern suburbs of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area.
We hold dual accreditation with the Association of Christian Schools International and AdvancED. Our Godly, licensed teachers and trained administrative staff partner with parents and the local church to train young people in the highest principles of Christian leadership, self-discipline, individual responsibility, personal integrity, and good citizenship.
In addition to an excellent, Bible-based academic program, Chapel Hill Academy offers STEM, exciting athletic programs, a state-of-the-art gymnasium, full art and music programs, a fully networked computer lab, SmartBoard technology in all classrooms plus Library and Music, full-time Special Ed teacher and Spanish instruction in grades 1-8.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 278 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Chapel Hill Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1970
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
278 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Chapel Hill Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
55%
Average Class Size
17 students
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Uniforms with logo plus Khaki, Navy or Gray pants/shorts)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies by grade level from $5,100-$8,900 (PreK is less and available for 3, 4, or 5 half or full days); 100% of families demonstrating need received it for the last three school years. Contact our Admissions Director for specific information.
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$3,500
Admissions Director
Brian Wright

Sports

Total Sports Offered
6 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Band, Grand Masters of Chess Club (Seasonal), Junior High Worship Team, Legos Club (Seasonal), Musical Instrument Lessons, Summer Camp

School Notes

  • 41-year history
  • Dual accreditation with Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and AdvancED.
  • Focused high school prep curriculum and leadership training for 7th and 8th grade.
  • Biblical worldview training integrated into curriculuma and student life.
  • STEM, latest technology, including computer lab with Smart Boards in all classrooms plus Library and Music, personal responders to implement Accelerated Reader program
  • Spanish as a second language is part of the core curriculum in grades 1-8.
  • Accelerated Reader, a computerized reading comprehension program, is part of the curriculum.
  • Full art, music, library, physical education programs implemented by specialist teachers.
  • Band and private instrument lessons begin in 4th grade. Band students give three concerts per year plus one adjudicated opportunity.
  • All students are involved in at least one musical each year to enhance public presentation and teamwork skills.
  • Full-time registered nurse on site.
  • Before-school care available at 7:00 AM and after-school care available from 3:30 to 6:00 PM.
  • Full athletics program; member of South Side Youth Organization.
  • Spanish starts in 1st grade; is a core subject in 7th and 8th grade; accelerated Spanish available

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 278 students
  • Average class size: 17 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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