Chapel Hill Academy

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
AdvancED
Religious AffiliationChristian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences
Year Founded1970
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students320 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
6%
State avg.: 16%
Students by GradeChapel Hill Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
55%
Average Class Size17 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniforms with logo plus Khaki, Navy or Gray pants/shorts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesTuition 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 DirectorBrian Wright

Sports

Total Sports Offered6 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
SoccerSoftball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

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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