Quick Facts

School Focus College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12
School Type All-girls
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Year Founded 1894
Campus Size 362 acres
Average Class Size 9
Student/Faculty Ratio 5/1
Advanced Placement Courses Offered 16
Varsity and (*) junior varsity teams Basketball (*), Cross Country, Field Hockey (*), Golf, Riding (*), Soccer (*), Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball


Boarding $48,000
5-Day Boarding $40,500
Day $19,500

Summer Camp Offerings

Summer Investigators Science Camp July 13-25 / Girls grades 6-8
Riding Camp Session I July 13-19 / Girls ages 9-16
Riding Camp Session II July 20-26 / Girls ages 9-16
Riding Camp Session III (intensive) July 27-August 1
Girls ages 12-17

Student Body

Enrollment 141 Students
Percent of Students of Color 14%
Percent of International Students 19%
Percent of Students Boarding 82%
Average SAT Score 1170 (Critical Reading & Math)
1760 (All three parts)
SAT Mid-50% Range (All three parts) 1110-1300
Average ACT Score 25
ACT Mid-50% Range 23-28
Offers Post-Grad Year No
Legacy Students 8%
Student/Faculty Hours Dedicated to Service 3,069

Financial & Alumnae Information

Endowment as of 6/30/2013 $56 million
Current Operating Budget $7.5 million
Total Gifts 2012-2013 $2.8 million
Total Annual Fund Gifts 2012-2013 $1.2 million
Parent Annual Fund Participation 53%
Alumnae Annual Fund Participation 34%

Alumnae live in 48 states, the District of Columbia, 1 US Territory, and 41 foreign countries.

Accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)

  • A member of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and in compliance with the NACAC's Principle of Good Practice.

Additional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Blue Ridge Athletic Conference
  • Coalition of Girls' Boarding Schools
  • Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
  • National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
  • National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
  • National Association of Principals of Schools for Girls (NAPSG)
  • Secondary School Admission Test Board (SSATB)

Chatham Hall complies with applicable federal and local laws prohibiting discrimintation on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, disability, religion, national origin, or any other legally protected category.