Chatsworth Hills Academy
Chatsworth Hills Academy is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent school that serves students from preschool through grade 8, with an enrollment of 205 students.
21523 Rinaldi Street, Chatsworth | (818) 998-4037 | chaschool.org
Chatsworth Hills Academy is a co-educational, college preparatory, independent school that serves students from preschool through grade 8, with an enrollment of 205 students. Emphasizing character development and critical thinking, Chatsworth Hills Academy’s mission is to provide opportunities for students to fulfill their individual potential in a supportive, natural environment. Founded 35 years ago, Chatsworth Hills Academy is an active member of the local community. Through regular service projects and volunteer days, students actively participate in a variety of community efforts. CHA offers a number of extracurricular activities, including athletics, music and performing arts, visual arts, and various electives and enrichment classes.
What would you like kids and parents to know about your school?
“We believe that the best academic programs are tailored to the individual. We believe that exploration is critical during these foundational years, and we provide a wide variety of opportunities to learn, grow and discover. Most importantly, we believe that our supportive community of teachers, students and parents creates a safety net that allows our students to safely grow, challenge themselves and gain confidence.”
Chatsworth Hills Academy is that EVERYONE WILL KNOW EACH CHILD BY NAME.”
What benefits do children gain from your school?
“Chatsworth Hills Academy helps children become their best possible selves—academically, socially and emotionally. Our graduates emerge as confident leaders, ready to express themselves, think critically and stand up for their point of view. They are good citizens who are empowered with the knowledge of where they excel and how they positively impact the world. Alongside rigorous academics, Chatsworth Hills Academy integrates core values and habits of mind into daily learning. Additionally, we encourage the development of life skills such as self-advocacy, teamwork and organization.”
What sets your school apart from the rest?
“We celebrate our preschool through 8th grade structure as ideal for providing a safe haven for growth and development, and we maximize the opportunities of this age grouping through a school-wide Buddy Program that pairs younger and older students for the benefit of both. By becoming friends with the big kids on campus, younger students gain the confidence they need to become active participants in the greater school community. Older students are given opportunities to lead, allowing them to serve as role models.”
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