Admissions

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Thank you for your interest in Chatham Hall!

We hope the information on this page will be helpful to you as you guide your clients throughout the school selection process. We understand how important your role is in this process and look forward to hopefully working with you soon.

Please don't hesitate to reach out to us at admissions@chathamhall.org or 434.432.5516 if we can be of any assistance!
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Helpful Information

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  • College Placements

    The College Counseling program takes a personalized approach so every student is supported in the way they need. Check out the college acceptances and matriculations from the Classes of 2018-2023 and learn more here.
  • Strategic Plan

    Since 1894, Chatham Hall has exemplified excellence in preparing young women for futures of their own creation. Focused on this vision, our Strategic Plan is intended as a framework for building a more sustainable, more global, and stronger Chatham Hall.

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  • Graduation Requirements

    • English - 4 years
    • History & Social Science - 4 years, including Religious Studies, U.S. History, & Ethics
    • Mathematics - 3 years, including Algebra II
    • World Language - 3 years of 1 language or 2 years 2 languages (taken between grades 9-12)
    • Science - 3 years, including Physics, Chemistry, & Biology
    • Arts - 1 year
    • Athletics - 4 years
  • Global Entrepreneurship Program

    Participants in Chatham Hall’s Global Entrepreneurship program don’t just dream, they do. In Global Entrepreneurship, students explore the fundamentals of business and economics; gain skills in business planning, market diagnostics, presentation, and pitching; and are guided through the discovery and incubation process of a business concept. The students are led by the program's director, a former CEO of a multi-million dollar national healthcare company. During the program, students test and launch their own entrepreneurial ventures that can be implemented and scaled as viable businesses. Learn More >

For Families

Meet the Team

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  • Photo of Carney Heavey O'Brien

    Carney Heavey O'Brien 

    Incoming Director of Strategic Enrollment Management
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  • Photo of Innocentia Afa

    Innocentia "Tia" Afa P'27 

    Director of Admission & Affordability
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  • Photo of Samantha Blankenship

    Samantha Blankenship 

    Associate Director of Admissions; Summer Programs Manager
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  • Photo of Pamella Harbin

    Pamella Harbin 

    Enrollment Operations Manager
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  • Academic Support

    Our Academic Support program supports students in every facet of their academic journey. The program is designed for students who are intellectually prepared for the rigors of the college preparatory environment and have an identified learning difference or demonstrate a skill deficit that would impact their ability to optimize success in the classroom. Learn More >
  • Traditions

    Traditions are what make us, and keep us, Chatham Hall. They set us apart from other schools and connect today's students with the decades of women that have come before them. Each year, we gather as a community to take part in these cherished events and activities, including the Picnic Honoring the New Girls, Decoration Day, Lantern Ceremony, and much more. Learn More >
  • Arts

    Whether its taking the stage in a play, dance recital, or musical performance or honing your skills in the art studio, Chatham Hall artists have endless opportunities to express themselves. Students gain the skills of creative expression, as well as self-knowledge. Our enthusiastic and supportive Art Department faculty serve as mentors and guides as students explore every medium. Learn More >
  • Athletics

    Chatham Hall devotes 100% of its athletic resources to girls. Athletics and physical wellness are an essential part of the development of the whole girl here, and we encourage each student to choose courage over comfort while they continue to develop in the sports they love and try new ones. They get to train, play, and contribute at whichever level is right for them. Learn More >
  • Riding

    The Chatham Hall Riding Program is a dynamic and unique experience amongst equestrian boarding schools. Our Riding Program offers the fundamentals of the American Forward Riding System in accordance with modern hunter and equitation styles. Students learn the theory behind the instruction and how to handle a variety of horses while also focusing on horsemanship. Learn More >
  • Athletics, Health, & Wellness Center

    Opening in fall 2024, the Chatham Hall campus will be home to a new state-of-the-art athletics, health, and wellness center, transforming how we approach Living Well. The 30,000-square-foot facility will include a gym with a bouldering wall and elevated track, yoga and dance studios, fitness center, a new and improved Health Care Center, student commons, outdoor spaces, and much more. Learn More >

Fast Facts

Girls'
School Type
1894
Year Founded
122
Enrollment
93%
Boarding
8
Avg. Class Size
15
Advanced Classes
14
Sports Offered
100%
College Acceptance
13
Student Countries
Episcopal
Religious Affiliation
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800 Chatham Hall Circle  •  Chatham, VA 24531
+1 434.432.2941  •  admissions@chathamhall.org
Day and boarding school for girls grades 9-12 in the Episcopal tradition.

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