Charterhouse School

  • At Charterhouse School it matters to us that our students acquire skills and opportunities to become self-sufficient and live a good life.
  • Our approach focuses on a student`s individual academic, behavioral, social and emotional needs while addressing the four developmental needs of the Circle of Courage-belonging, independence, mastery and generosity.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedAutism and Other Neurological Differences, Emotional Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Developmental Disabilities, Other Health Impairments
Year Founded1978

Student Body

Total Students71 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 26%
Students by GradeCharterhouse School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size8 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions AssociateAngie Meccia


Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Flag Football, SoccerBasketballFlag Football,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Cheerleading/Pep Squad, Horticulture

School Notes

  • Our elementary, middle and high school students benefit from a proven curriculum of academic and social skills instruction. As a result, our fully accredited school has a proud history of helping students reach graduation or their goals of returning to public school.
  • Charterhouse School`s curriculum aligns with the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL). Every student receives an individualized academic plan of core competencies and goals developed by our teachers, in collaboration with the student, parent, and local education agency (LEA).
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