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The Chapin School

The Chapin School is an all-female private traditional school for students in grades Kindergarten through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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The Chapin School is committed to preparing young women to thrive and lead in an increasingly complex world through the pursuit of academic excellence, personal integrity, and community responsibility. Chapin graduates are distinguished by their advanced command of the sciences, humanities, social studies and arts, as well as by their strong values, integrity, and sense of their achievement and potential. The schools college-preparatory curriculum takes into account the total development of each girl, from her academic progress to her social and emotional health. Through liberal arts courses, participation in athletics and clubs, exposure to the fine and performing arts, and enriching social activities, a Chapin education challenges the minds of girls and young women while providing the foundation for a lifetime of curiosity, creativity, and intellectual achievement. Chapin is built on a strong and deeply held, community-wide commitment to academic excellence within a caring environment. Essential to the achievement of this excellence is a system of collegiality developed by the faculty.

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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 725
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Kindergarten 61
1 58
2 60
3 57
4 55
5 53
6 62
7 55
8 64
9 51
10 60
11 35
12 54

The Chapin School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing The Chapin School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 6 : 1
Gender 100% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 65%
Multi-racial 14%
Hispanic/Latino 3%
Black or African American 8%
Asian 10%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Associations & Memberships

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

National Coalition of Girls Schools (NCGS)

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