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We are so excited that you are interested in applying to Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School. This is an inspired, caring community for students in grades 7-12, all centered around the mission of helping students to achieve their best. From our dedicated teachers, to our welcoming day and boarding students, there is so much to love.

On this page you will find everything you need to know about applying to CH-CH.

We holistically view all applicants to get a view of the student as a whole person, both inside and outside the classroom. We are test optional and do not have GPA requirements, instead we want to discover the student's potential to engage and thrive within our community.

Please contact us if you have any questions, our Admissions Team is here to help!

We look forward to reviewing your application,

Kathryn Saunders
Director of Enrollment Management

Learn More

List of 7 items.

  • Inquire

    Fill out our online Inquiry Form or contact the admissions office by phone (781-314-0806) or email,, to request more information.
  • Schedule a Visit

    We encourage prospective families to schedule an appointment for a campus tour and interview. These visits are scheduled Monday-Friday during the academic day, which gives you the opportunity to meet with students and teachers, and see classes in session.  Prospective families also have the option to schedule a virtual tour and interview. The interview is a requirement of the application process and needs to be completed by the application deadline of January 15.
  • Apply

    Apply by creating an SSAT account and applying through their Standard Online Application.

    A completed admissions application includes:
    • Parent Recommendation
    • Application Fee
    • Student Application
    • Current English and Math Teacher Recommendations
    • Current School Recommendation and Transcripts
    • Testing
    If you are applying for need-based financial aid or interested in learning more about our scholarship opportunities, please visit those sections of our website.

    Video Walkthrough of the Standard Online Application (SAO) 
  • Testing

    This year, the SSAT (Secondary School Assessment Test) is optional for all domestic applicants. We also accept educational testing (within the last three years). Students can register for the SSAT online at and must request that scores are sent directly to CH-CH (school code 2278). International applicants are required to submit an official TOEFL or Duolingo score report. All test scores must be submitted by the application deadline of January 15.
  • Apply for Financial Aid

    The admissions and need-based financial aid applications are due on or before January 15.

    In addition to need-based Financial Aid, CH-CH offers a variety of merit scholarships, there is no application required, all prospective students are considered for merit scholarships.

    Find more information on the Affording page of our website
  • Decision Letters

    The Admissions Committee reviews all applications submitted by the January 15 deadline and notifies families of the decision on March 10.  This also includes need-based financial aid and scholarship decisions.  Admitted students have until April 10 to enroll and submit the enrollment contracts and required deposit. 

    *After March 10, late applicants are considered as space permits.
  • Re-visit Days

    Admitted students and parents will have the opportunity to meet with faculty, students, parents, and administrators. A personal invitation will be sent to families.

Admissions Timeline

Applications Due January 15
Decisions Sent to Families March 10
Contracts Due April 10
Rolling Admissions April-August

We're Here to Help

Have a question about the application process, our Admissions Team is here to help! Contact us now at or 781-314-0804

Admissions Team

List of 4 members.

  • Photo of Kathryn Saunders

    Kathryn Saunders 

    Director of Enrollment Management
  • Photo of Shannon Fortin

    Shannon Fortin 

    Associate Director of Admissions
  • Photo of Ami Maniscalco

    Ami Maniscalco 

    Assistant Director of Admissions
  • Photo of Paige Chauncey

    Paige Chauncey 

    Admissions Officer

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  • SAO

  • 35%+

    Over 35% of Students Receive Financial Aid and/or Scholarships
  • Testing

    CH-CH is testing optional

    TOEFL/Duolingo for International Students

Our Admissions Viewbook

Located 10 miles from Boston, Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall (CH-CH) is a private, college preparatory day and boarding school for grades 7-12/PG. CH-CH cultivates intellectual courage, creative ambition, and unwavering empathy that drives students to achieve their best.
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