Why Chatham Hall?

Why an all-girls school?

At an all-girls school, I don’t have to worry about so many things at once. Instead of flirting, touching up on lip gloss, and passing notes to guys during class, I can just concentrate. Girls at co-ed schools have so much more to deal with; I can just relax and actually understand what I am learning.
At an all-girls school, no one expects the boys to be better than you. None of the boys are surprised when you get a better grade than they do or are appalled when the teacher likes your paper more, because those boys don’t exist. The teachers all believe that girls are capable of learning and making a difference, or else they wouldn’t be here.
An all girls boarding and day school in Southern Virginia, Chatham Hall prepares girls for college and for productive lives. Our innovative academic program offers Advanced Placement courses, global study and travel, as well as project based learning. Our athletic teams regularly compete at the State level and our exceptional riding program is nationally recognized. We foster the intellect and character of each student and, through our Honor Code, live in a community of trust. Grounded in its Episcopal heritage, the school welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds.  
800 Chatham Hall Circle | Chatham, VA 24531 | 434.432.2941 |