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International Students

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Welcome International Students and Families!

I am excited that you are here to learn more about attending Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School. For over 190 years, CH-CH has been challenging and preparing students from around the world for higher education. Our beautiful campus offers a relaxing home for our students while still being one of the closest private boarding/day schools to the city of Boston. Our boarding program allows students to gain independence while taking part in all the educational and cultural experiences this amazing city has to offer. We have a kind, welcoming community that celebrates diversity, and through our partnership with Harvard University’s Making Caring Common initiative, we have become leaders in creating a nurturing environment for students.

Our international students hone their English language skills through immersion in the dormitories, academic classes, and co-curricular activities, as well as have the opportunity to receive support in our English Language Learner classes if they need it. All students work one-on-one with our talented and sought-after Director of College Counseling to discover and apply to best-fit colleges. Our impressive college matriculation list shows the success that these students find during this process.

This page is full of information for our international students; read through to get a full picture of the incredible opportunities we offer to our students from around the world. If you have any questions, please contact us, we are always here to help. We look forward to hearing from you, and hopefully seeing you on campus soon!

Lance Conrad, Ed.D.
Head of School

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Recent International Student Webinar

At CH-CH, we offer a variety of Advanced Placement (AP) and Honors classes. We are empowering 21st century learners by providing opportunities beyond the classroom. Through Independent Studies with CH-CH faculty, college courses at local universities, and online classes, students are able to challenge themselves in areas that interest them.  

Examples include: Calculus III, Programming, International Economics and Agriculture, AP Chemistry and Physics, AP Italian, Documentary Filmmaking, Digital Art and Animation, and Dance.

Tom Ho (Vietnam)

Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall was like a big family and will always have a special place in my heart. It prepared me for college, and it felt like home.
CH-CH offers English Language Learner (ELL) classes to help international students develop their English skills necessary to find success in school and beyond. International students will take all of their courses with other English native speakers, along with the ELL classes. These classes provide assistance with active reading, research techniques, written expression, vocabulary building, and class discussion strategies.  We will assess each student to determine if a student needs these classes and the level of support. 

Parent of Alumni (China)

During my son’s four years of study at CH-CH, he received abundant care and attention from his teachers and faculty members. He really enjoyed a happy and healthy academic and social life while being far away from our family. It’s been his honor to spend his four years at a great place like CH-CH.
Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School has the unique advantage of having a quiet, scenic, 42-acre campus, while also being one of the closest New England boarding schools to the center of Boston. We are just minutes away from all that the city of Boston has to offer, from historic sites, events, colleges and universities, world-class restaurants, museums, and cultural experiences. Through our Embracing Boston Program, CH-CH boarding students experience all the fun and learning opportunities that the city of Boston has to offer.

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We are proud to have 100% of our students accepted to college, with over 80% of students accepted to one of their top choice schools.

We offer:
  • A broad offering of AP and Accelerated courses including AP Calculus, AP Environmental Science, AP English, and AP US Government and Politics
  • One on one counseling with our Director of College Counseling, Brooke Fincke, Harvard University- Ed.M., Higher Education Administration
  • College application boot camp the summer before 12th grade
  • Representatives from colleges and universities nationwide visit our campus to meet with students 

College Information

Recent graduates have attended: Dartmouth College, Cornell University, New York University (NYU), Northeastern University, Boston University, Purdue University, and Syracuse University. See the full college list here.

Vivian Li (China)

Our College Counselor works very closely to guide us through the whole college application process. Her goal is to help everyone to find a perfect fit university to fully develop everyone’s unique talents.
We pride ourselves at CH-CH for being an empathic and welcoming community that allows our students to thrive. In the dorms and classrooms, students learn from one another’s experiences and form connections that last a lifetime. 

We are taking every step to keep the CH-CH community safe and healthy. If you have any questions about any of our health and safety regulations (including COVID protocols), ask our Admissions Team.

Admissions Team

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    Kathryn Saunders 

    Director of Enrollment Management
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    Shannon Fortin 

    Associate Director of Admissions
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    Ami Maniscalco 

    Assistant Director of Admissions
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    Paige Chauncey 

    Admissions Officer

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Embracing Boston Experiences

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  • Fall Trimester

    • Historic Boston Duck Tour
    • Urban Adventure Quest on the Freedom Trail
    • New England Aquarium 
  • Winter Trimester

    • Launch Trampoline Park
    • Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists
    • Blue Man Group
    • Celtics Game at the TD Garden
    • Tubing at Nashoba Valley Ski Area
  • Spring Trimester

    • To Kill A Mockingbird Theatre Production at Citizens Bank Opera House
    • Kayaking the Charles River
    • Red Sox Game at Fenway Park
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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