Scholarship Interview with The Director of Resident Admissions, Chaminade College Preparatory School
Chaminade was founded in 1910. We are an all-boys, Catholic, Day and Boarding School for grades 6-12. Our Middle and High School programs offer young men challenging academics while embracing their learning styles, engaging their skills and talents, and developing their character.
Chaminade is located in St. Louis, Missouri, just 10 kilometers south of St. Louis International Airport. We are also just 20 kilometers from Downtown, giving our resident students access to all the amenities the city has to offer.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID
Chaminade can provide partial scholarships to assist families with the cost of tuition. Scholarships are only considered after a student has completed the application process and submitted all required documents. Academic scholarships are offered to applicants based on grades and standardized test scores. These scholarships, ranging from $1,000 - $7,000, are renewable annually as long as the student maintains at least an A- average. To apply, visit https://www.chaminade-stl.org/esto-vir-journey/apply
We cordially invite you to register for an online interview with Mr. Mark Baczynski - Director of Resident Student Admissions on Friday 9 April 2021. It would be a great opportunity to learn about our school and scholarships.
Especially, in addition to the Academic Scholarships, there are some $5,000 and $10,000 scholarships available to the first 5 students who enroll because of this event.
Click here for registration.
MODERN FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE
The campus has grown from Chaminade Hall in 1910 to the current twelve buildings, housing 61 classrooms, an extensive library, seven science labs, four interactive STEM classrooms, a student café, chapel, two gymnasiums, two large multi-purpose turf fields, and football, soccer, lacrosse and baseball fields, and of course our two on campus dormitories. Our Resident Director lives on campus. 15 Adult Staff live with and take care of our students’ academic, social and physical growth. The Skip Viragh Center for the Arts is a state-of-the-art facility, housing a main auditorium for 1,000, as well as art classrooms, band rooms, an art gallery, and conference space. Additionally, Chaminade has been a boarding school, housing 70+ young men from across the country and around the world since we first opened our doors.
Our students represent 70 different zip codes throughout the area while our dormitory houses students from 6 States and numerous countries.
SOLID STUDENT SUPPORT
Chaminade's Academic Support Program's goal is to assist students of all ability levels in reaching their full academic potential.
The Academic Resource Center (ARC) houses the Academic Support Program. The ARC is a place for students to seek out the resources they need to be successful at Chaminade. The Academic Support Program is comprised of several new initiatives, and many longstanding resources, for students to take advantage of throughout the school year.
- New Student Orientation
- SAT/ACT/TOEFL Preparation
- After School Academic Program
- Content Support Tutoring
- Learning Consultants
- Math Lab/Writing Lab
- Study Skills Support
- 95% of teachers have advanced degrees
- Experts at Teaching Boys
+ Differentiated Learning Styles
+ Building Relationships
+ 80% male faculty
Chaminade provides a college preparatory curriculum for all students, including the most AP Courses of any Catholic School (28 AP Classes). Students take a course load consisting of English, social studies, theology, mathematics, science, modern/classical language, STEM Project Lead the Way Curriculum, physical education, fine arts and practical arts; offering over 150 courses. Chaminade’s schedule allows for rich interaction and activity in each class through 70-minute blocks. Chaminade uses an alternating block schedule, with 4 classes and one academic lab per day meeting every other day. Additionally, Chaminade offers six languages: ESL, Chinese, French, Greek, Latin, and Spanish. All students lease a new Lenovo ThinkPad laptop annually.
With small student to teacher ratio of 9:1, each student receives the individualized attention that he needs.
ADVANCED PLACEMENT/HONORS PROGRAMS
Chaminade’s Middle School is pre-Advanced Placement certified, which gives our students the opportunity to develop college readiness skills, critical thinking, problem analysis, comprehensive reading, and reasoning skills throughout their Chaminade experience. Classrooms and curriculum meet strict guidelines which means students are challenged and ready to manage the rigor of advanced college courses. Honors or Advanced classes are offered at all grade levels.
Chaminade has more Advanced Placement (AP) college credit courses than any other Boys Catholic High School. There are 28 AP classes offered in English/Language, English/Literature, Calculus, Probability/Statistics, U.S. History, European History, World History, U.S. Government, Comparative Politics, Biology, Physics B, Chemistry, French, Spanish, Latin, Chinese, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, and more. Additionally, Chaminade has 0ver 110 Dual College Credit courses which are offered through St. Louis University and The University of Missouri. Over 300 hours of college credit courses are offered. In 2019, 80% of Chaminade seniors graduated with over 40 college credits!
THOROUGH PREPARATION TO ENTER TOP UNIVERSITIES
10 Full time Counselors and Academic Consultants work in our counseling center
100% Acceptance to 4 Year Universities
Current 2021 Graduate Acceptances to: University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, Duke, Washington University, Brandeis, Rice, Vanderbilt, Notre Dame and many more.
Chaminade is dedicated to developing the entire young man and his character. Inter-scholastic sports include baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, eSports, football, golf, hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, soccer, swimming/diving, tennis, track and field, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, water polo, and wrestling.
Most Chaminade sports teams have achieved league, district, regional and state championships. Chaminade offers 70 Athletic Teams and over 40 co-curricular activities through its clubs and organizations. In addition, over 150 students participate in the nationally recognized band program, and the theatre program produces four drama productions annually.
JOINT ACTIVITIES WITH GIRLS-SCHOOLS
Chaminade provides a number of opportunities for boys to get involve with the single-gender all girls schools in the area. Many of the extra-curricular activities such as band and drama are cross-gender. So that after school, our boys work together with the girls from the girls-schools in order to create music, to put on productions or to make films.
Chaminade also has a number of social opportunities during the evening and on weekends such as sporting events, dances and socials. All of these things encourage students to meet with and socialize with girls from single gender girls-schools.
Chaminade accepts students who routinely demonstrate above average grades and strong character. Acceptance is based upon a comprehensive review of applicant’s transcripts, standardized test results, student visit/interview, and involvement in clubs, sports and/or community service. All applicants must complete Chaminade’s Online Application for Admission. Chaminade requests applicants visit the campus or set up a virtual meeting during the admissions process.
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