Chatham Hall

At Chatham Hall, we believe that when a young woman steps beyond the boundary of her own comfort zone, she realizes the true power of her potential.
Every day across campus, you'll discover your individual passions, learn to balance joy with challenge, gratitude with ambition, and to champion each other as you begin to weave together informed perspectives that will make up your worldview.
With endless opportunities illuminated before you, you'll feel confident taking the first steps toward a life that is all your own.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 122 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $68,000
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1 / Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Chatham Hall ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

Student Body

Total Students
122 students
Student Body Type
Students by Grade
Chatham Hall Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
8 students
Number of AP Courses
15 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Advanced Biology, Advanced Calculus, Advanced Chemistry, Advanced Computer Science Coding, Advanced English III, Advanced English IV: Anna Karenina & the Russian Novel, Advanced English IV: Creative Nonfiction, Advanced English IV: Creative Writing - Poetry & Short Story, Advanced English IV: Jane Austen’s World, Advanced Physics, Advanced Spanish: Hispanic Heritage, Advanced Statistical Analysis, Advanced U.S. History, Advanced World History, Portfolio (Advanced art classes)
Average SAT score
Average ACT score
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 1 / Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition varies for 7-day, 5-day, and day students
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant
Admissions Director
Caroline Fisk
Endowment Size
$67 million



Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
23 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Alter Guild, Art Club, Bit 'n Spur, Book Club, Chatham Athletic Council, Chathamite Yearbook Club, Cooking Club, Cultural Perspectives, Dance Club, French Club, International Club, JETS / TEAMS Engineering Math & Science, Knitting Club, Latin Club, Model UN, Senate, Service League, Sextet Senior A Cappella, Sherwood Drama Club, Student Council, Sustainability Club, The Columns Newspaper

Arts and Music Programs:
COE Student Ambassadors

School Notes

  • Chatham Hall is a grades 9-12 girls' boarding school in southern Virginia. Our unique location on 365 scenic acres allows for thoughtful reflection, deep friendships, and a break from the typical distractions. We are invested in all of the experiences that allow you to discover your unique powers.
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • Georgia O'Keefe 1905 - Artist
    • Claudia Emerson '75 - Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet
    • Jennifer Quainton '96 - Vice President of Content Programming, Audible
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Chatham Hall cost?
Chatham Hall's tuition is approximately $68,000 for private students.
What schools are Chatham Hall often compared to?
Chatham Hallis often viewed alongside schools like Foxcroft School by visitors of our site.
Who are famous alumni from Chatham Hall?
Chatham Hall famous alumni include: Georgia O'Keefe 1905, Claudia Emerson '75 and Jennifer Quainton '96.
Does Chatham Hall offer a summer program?
Yes, Chatham Hall offers a summer program. Visit their summer school page for more information.
What sports does Chatham Hall offer?
Chatham Hall offers 13 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Volleyball. Chatham Hall is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for most sports offered.
What is Chatham Hall's ranking?
Chatham Hall ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Virginia for: Highest percentage of faculty with advanced degrees, Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.
When is the application deadline for Chatham Hall?
The application deadline for Chatham Hall is Dec. 1 / Feb. 1 / rolling (applications are due on Dec. 1 / Feb. 1 but additional applications are reviewed year-round as space permits ).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked VA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 122 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $68,000
  • Average class size: 8 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 1 / Feb. 1 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Virginia is $13,746 for elementary schools and $17,932 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Virginia is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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