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 Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 1-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
ADD/ADHD Support Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Autism and Other Neurological Differences, Emotional Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Intellectual Disabilities, Developmental Disabilities, Other Health Impairments
Year Founded 1978
Summer School Offered Yes

Student Body

Total Students 71 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
46%
State avg.: 24%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 8 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Admissions Associate Kay Currie

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Flag Football, SoccerBasketballFlag Football,
Soccer

Extracurriculars

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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