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60-acre campus for learning exploration

Welcome to Chartwell

Our Mission

Chartwell empowers students with dyslexia and associated learning differences to unlock their full potential. We provide a college preparatory, strength-based program that gives students the skills, strategies, tools and mindset needed to become successful lifelong learners. We share our expertise through partnerships and outreach initiatives to transform education. 

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At a Glance

For 40 years, Chartwell School has taught children to read well and reach their individual potential. Committed to being a mission with a school rather than a school with a mission, our work expands beyond our campus boundaries.

4:1 Student to Teacher Ratio

Small class sizes support individualized learning

Classes are 10 Students or Less

Every student at Chartwell is seen and known

$1.2 Awarded in Financial Aid

Nearly 40% of Chartwell families receive some level of tuition assistance

100% College Acceptance Rate

Over $2 million in scholarships offered to members of the 2021 graduating class

1:1 College Counseling

Every senior takes a year long college readiness course

60-Acre Campus

Platinum LEED Certified campus includes two miles of hiking trails and views of the Monterey Bay

1:1 Engineering Kits per Student

Comprehensive STEAM program spans Grades 1-12

50 Parent and Community Workshops Each Year

Chartwell hosts monthly parent and caregiver gatherings and workshops to keep our community engaged and informed

Chartwell News

A Pandemic Solution Becomes New Tradition for Lower School Students

Chartwell’s science camps have been a legacy experience for every grade 5 or 6 student for over a decade. The pandemic, however, forced the school to rethink the experience and develop innovative ways to keep the spirit of the trip alive, while respecting critical safety guidelines.

Chartwell Completes First Year as an Ocean Guardian School

Congratulations to Chartwell for officially being named an Ocean Guardian School! We recently received our Year One banner to display on campus indicating that we successfully accomplished our goals for the year and have gained official Ocean Guardian status.

Robotics Scrimmage Invites Collaboration Across Schools and Generations

For the last two years, Chartwell has hosted the Spooktacular Robotics Scrimmage for Chartwell students and surrounding communities. The scrimmage gives students an opportunity to meet students from other schools, share their Innovation Projects, and collaborate on the latest robotics technology. 

Inclusivity at Chartwell

Since our creation in 1983, Chartwell has fostered an environment that prioritizes inclusivity in support of the student populations we serve and their learning and language based differences, like dyslexia. Over the last 40 years, we have grown and developed our understanding of what inclusion means for our students.

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