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 (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 2-12
  • Students: 70 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $34,900
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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
70 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 48%
Students by Grade
Chartwell School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
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

School Reviews

Endorse Chartwell School. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards
Endorse this school:

Recent Articles

Identifying Your School's Brand
Identifying Your School's Brand
Creating a brand identity for your school is an essential part of your marketing strategy. We walk you through the process.
7 Reasons Why Private School May Be The Right Choice
7 Reasons Why Private School May Be The Right Choice
Private schools come in a wide variety of educational approaches. We show you how to refine your school search.
What A Teacher Does
June 01, 2021
What A Teacher Does
A teacher wears many hats. Here's a look at her duties and responsibilities.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • School Type: Special Education School
  • Grades: 2-12
  • Students: 70 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $34,900
  • Acceptance rate: 80%
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Request Information

Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Monterey County, CA is $16,307 for elementary schools and $22,651 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).

Related School Videos

Quick Links