Explore & Discover | Chapin School | Private Schooling | Princeton, NJ
School Life

A Private Elementary and Middle School in Princeton



4101 Princeton Pike

Princeton, New Jersey



Age 4 Explorers through Grade 8


Maximum Class Size:

Explorers: 7:1 student to teacher ratio

Kindergarten: 14 students per class

Grades 1-4: 16 students per class

Grades 5-8: 17 students per class

Smaller groups (8-10 students) for language arts and math instruction



37 full-time teachers

5 part-time teachers

Average years of teaching experience = 10 years

60% of faculty hold advanced degrees


Secondary School Placement:

In the past five years, Chapin graduates were selected to attend the following secondary schools:

The Lawrenceville School

Deerfield Academy

Philips Exeter Academy

Peddie School

Hun School of Princeton

Pennington School

Princeton Day School

George School

Princeton High School



14.5 Acres

90,000 square feet of learning spaces

1 School garden

2 Technology centers

3 Science labs

1 Upper School Learning Commons

1 Auditorium with stage and professional lighting & sound.

1 Lower School STEAM workshop

1 Full size gymnasium

3 Athletic fields

2 Outdoor classrooms



Grade 4

Co-ed Cross Country


Grades 5-8

Cross Country: Co-ed

Soccer: Boys, Girls

Basketball: Boys, Girls

Lacrosse: Boys, Girls  


Accreditation and Memberships:

New Jersey Association of Independent Schools

National Association of Independent Schools




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