Chartwell School

Chartwell is an independent day school on California's Central Coast dedicated to meeting the educational needs of students diagnosed with dyslexia and other related learning difficulties through its Lower, Middle and High School programs and services. The focus of these programs are to develop sound academic, athletic and social skills which enable students to experience success in their future endeavors.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 2-12
  • Enrollment: 94 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $34,900
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Chartwell School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in California for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 2-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Dyslexia/Language-based
Year Founded
1983
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
94 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
44%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade
Chartwell School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
8 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition Support Fund discount available to new students entering Chartwell in their first year.
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$11,000
Acceptance Rate
80%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Graydon Mitchell
Admissions Associate
Steve Henderso, Head K8 School

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Ceramics, Music

School Notes

  • Where the Science of Learning Meets the Art of Teaching
  • Comprehensive, WASC accredited academic program
  • Full year -- Summer -- After-school
  • Research-based instruction for LD/Dyslexia
  • Reading, writing, math, self-esteem, professional development, and consulting
  • Hands-on learning experience
  • Green campus
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Chartwell School cost?
Chartwell School's tuition is approximately $34,900 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Chartwell School?
The acceptance rate of Chartwell School is 80%, which is lower than the national average of 84%.
What sports does Chartwell School offer?
Chartwell School offers 12 interscholastic sports: Badminton, Basketball, Cycling, Field Hockey, Flag Football, Football, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee and Volleyball. Chartwell School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in California for most sports offered.
When is the application deadline for Chartwell School?
The application deadline for Chartwell School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 2-12
  • Enrollment: 94 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $34,900
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Monterey County, CA is $17,055 for elementary schools and $21,708 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Monterey County, CA is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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