About Us

Welcome to the Top Private School in Princeton, NJ

Private School Contact Information

Welcome to our esteemed private middle school and elementary school—known to our students and families as Chapin School Princeton. Here, we focus on the development of well-rounded individuals and dedicate ourselves to shaping their future for success.

Chapin School Princeton
4101 Princeton Pike
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 924-2449

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

About Chapin School

Our student body is divided amongst middle school and elementary school students; grades fifth through eighth and prekindergarten through fourth, respectively. Immersing our students in the arts, sports, academia, and more, we make sure your children experience the full spectrum of a private education and sustain the motivation required for them to succeed.

Why Send Your Child to Chapin

At Chapin School Princeton, students are pushed toward their potential through innovative educational styles and diverse extracurricular activities. By cultivating their curiosity and capturing their attention, we transform our students into high achievers and compassionate citizens. We invite you to learn more about Chapin School Princeton and what sets us apart from other private schools by scheduling an on-site visit today.

RENTING CHAPIN FACILITIES:  Chapin welcomes outside organizations to use its facilities for mission-related activities and events. For rental information, please contact the Business Office at 609-924-2644.

Head of School

Barbara Pasteris

Head of School’s Assistant

Minnie Deshpande

Admission Office

P: 609–986–1702

F: 609–924–2364

Associate Director of Admission

Christy Welborne


Director of Strategic Initiatives

Jeff Barnosky


Admission Assistant

Karen Hepburn


 Lower School

Head of Lower School

Shana Lindsey


Karla Taylor

Upper School

Head of Upper School

Gil Olvera


Karen Hepburn


Athletic Director

Tanner Campbell


Director of Technology

Mark Lederer

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