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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

$1.4 Awarded in Financial Aid

Nearly 40% of Chartwell families receive tuition assistance

100% College Acceptance Rate

Over 80 acceptances and $4 million in scholarships offered to 2024 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 and biking trails and views of the Monterey Bay

1:1 Engineering Kits per Student

Comprehensive STEAM program spans Grades 1-12

Free Community Workshops Annually

Chartwell offers free, public workshops to share neurodiversity insights

Chartwell News

New Wheels Drive Student Opportunities

Through a series of fundraising events this spring, the school community rallied together to raise an impressive $200,000. This incredible sum has been put to good use, with Chartwell acquiring two brand-new passenger vans to support student activities.

A Special Visit from Mario the Maker Magician

Lower School students and teachers had a special visit from the amazing Mario the Maker Magician! Mario hails from New York City and had just wrapped up a tour in Australia after performing off-broadway for a season of shows.

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