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4101 Princeton Pike
Princeton, NJ 08540
About Chapin School Princeton...


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Chapin School welcomes students age three through grade eight who are curious, engaged learners whose families value our belief that lifelong habits of mind and heart are formed in the elementary and middle school years. For eighty-seven years, Chapin School has provided an educational environment that supports inquisitive learning, builds confidence and leadership, and encourages students to explore and blossom through a wide variety of curricular and co-curricular experiences. At Chapin, we dedicate all of our efforts and resources to early childhood, elementary, and middle school learning experiences that are the foundation of future success. This focused approach gives our students advantages by providing more leadership opportunities in developmentally appropriate ways, inspiring them to take academic risks, and develop their sense of community. The Chapin “C’s” become an intrinsic part of each Chapin student through a continual focus on Character, Curriculum and Community.

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PK, K-8
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Student Diversity
  • White
  • Asian
  • African American
  • Multiracial
  • Hispanic
  • Native American
  • Pacific Islander


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    Chapin School Princeton Reviews

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    Chapin School is a school like no other. From the moment you enter the Chapin campus, you feel like you have entered into another world. There's always staff right in the parking lot to wave a friendly hello, and greet you with a big smile to start your day off. The friendly staff, and attentive teachers, who not only focus on academics, but enhance a student's life by weaving in the Chapin's 5 virtues into every thing Chapin teaches and does. The teachers are highly communicative and connections are made through each and every academic field, enabling students to see how various academia are linked! The best private school around. Chapin is a family community that helps students and faculty alike grow, flourish, and create lasting bonds!
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    We've been a Chapin Family since 2010. The faculty and staff are caring, bring out the best in every student, and get to know every parent. From the first day of school ten years ago, my husband and I felt like we became part of this amazing family! If you are looking for a nurturing community, send your children to Chapin. The academics are challenging, and the teachers work collaboratively to make education fun. The students work together to solve problems which allows them to learn not only from their teachers but also from each other. My daughter in kindergarten cannot wait to get to school every morning and is always eager to tell us about her day when we pick her up at dismissal! My 8th grader is ready for high school, and she is confident and independent because of Chapin! Chapin School in Princeton is a top-notch Pre-K through 8th Grade school. I cannot think of a better place to send my children!
    Our son has been at Chapin School since first grade. He is thriving at Chapin academically and socially and enjoys all the school programs and activities. We appreciate the small class sizes and the individual attention. The strong STEAM program and interdisciplinary curriculum develop the skills to prepare the students for the future, such as design thinking, collaboration, communication and critical thinking. In addition to academics, Chapin emphasizes and reinforces values and virtues through its Character program. The school also has frequent communications and school events that bring the whole school community together. We couldn’t be happier with our decision to send our son to Chapin and to be part of the community.