Chapel Hill - Chauncy Hall School

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  • Attractive suburban campus conveniently located 10 miles (16 kilometers) from downtown Boston
  • 180 students; 18% international; average class size 10 students; student faculty ratio 5:1
  • Coeducational, boarding school with no religious affiliation
  • Special support group for international students; strong programs in the visual arts
  • University placement at Brandeis University, Brown University among others
  • ESL

What's special?

10 miles from Boston | Fine Arts Certificate Program| Spring Session: during the last week of May a variety of experiences give students the opportunity to engage themselves in a topic they are passionate about, past sessions have included studying Marine Biology in Key West and trips to Washington D.C. and Gettysburg to study the Civil War

100% including: Boston University, Brandeis University, Brown University, Colgate University, University of Michigan

Fast facts

Moderate, cold winters and snow
Coed 180 (9-12) students
18% international students
10, Student/faculty ratio: 5:1
38 , 76% with advanced degrees
Boston, MA (BOS)


Honors and AP add

Advanced placement courses:

Calculus AB, English Literature and Composition, Environmental Science, Studio Art: 2-D Design, US Government and Politics

Honors courses:

AP 5 Honors all core courses

Marking system & graduation requirements add

Marking System:

CH-CH utilizes the standard grading system: A=90-100; B=80-89; C=70-79; D=60-69; F=0-59. Grades are issued on a trimester basis with parents receiving reports at the middle and end of each trimester.

Graduation Requirements:

The minimum graduation requirements for grades 9 through 12 are as follows:

  • English - 4 credits
  • History/Social Studies - 3 credits (US History required in junior year)
  • Mathematics - 3 credits
  • Science -3 credits
  • World Languages - 2 credits
  • Visual & Performing Arts - 2 credits
  • Senior Capstone Community Service or Civic Voice Portfolio
Science class

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ACT Scores

Average ACT score: 24 (including ELL students)

SAT Scores

Average SAT score: SAT Reasoning Scores (including ELL student) 1135


Chapel Hill - Chauncy Hall School is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Arts add

Studio Arts, Art History, Ceramics, Digital Media, Instrumental Music, Music Theory, Musical Theater, Photography, Sculpture, Vocal
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  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross-Country
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Campus features

CH-CH's campus is quiet and safe with downtown Boston only 10 miles away. Features include: Wilkins Hall- classrooms and media center; South Hall - home for junior and senior girls; The Barn houses most of the art spaces including the theatre, digital arts lab, photography dark room, pottery studio, dance/yoga studio with the renovation adding about 900 square ft to the space for Fall 2019; The Cottage - home base for freshman; Harrington Hall - dining hall downstairs with freshman and sophomore dorms upstairs with students center & school store; Worcester Hall newly renovated boys' dorm (2018); The Green House -grows vegetables that are served in the dining hall; The Pond - a student favorite features a zip line running across it. The Athletic Facilities include multiple athletic fields, dual heated swimming pools, fitness center and indoor gym where basketball, volleyball and wrestling tournaments are hosted. 

Extracurricular activities

  • Gardening club
  • Gay and straight alliance
  • Improv club
  • Latin culture club
  • National Honors Society
  • Robotics
  • Rock Climbing
  • Student council
  • Students of color alliance
  • Student Government
Chinese, French, Spanish

Admissions Requirements


gr. 9: 65 iBT gr. 10-12: 80-85 iBT

Not required


Feb. 1 Rolling

ETS 8636

Estimated Costs


ESL is included with tuition
$300 Health Fee
$375 Technology Fee
$1,000 International Student Fee
$1,500 Student Account
$150 Dorm Damage Deposit
$1,995 Health Insurance
$2,356 Tuition Refund Insurance (optional)

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