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What are your school hours?


7:15-7:40a – Cougar Care
7:50a – Middle school day begins (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays)
8:00a – Elementary school day begins (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays)
Wednesdays: late start (time TBD)


2:50p – Middle school carline pick-up
3:00p – Elementary school carline pick-up
4:30p – Cougar Care ends

Regular School Office hours are Monday-Friday, 7a-5p.

Do you have before- and after-school care?

Cougar Care is our before- and after-school childcare program.

Hours are from 7:15-7:40a and after school-4:30p every day that school is in session. Cougar Care is not available on school holidays/breaks, conference days or other non-school days.

Is it too late to enroll my child for this school year?

Chapel Hill Academy accepts applications for students on a continuous basis throughout the year. Some grade levels may be on a waitlist. Please call for current status. 

You are welcome to tour and start the application process right away, finalizing your enrollment for the upcoming school year. Questions? Contact our Admissions Office

What is the process to apply for financial aid?

Financial Aid gives families the opportunity to apply for tuition assistance each year.

This is completed by filling out a Financial Aid application located on the Financial Aid page.

Describe your curriculum.

A biblical worldview is fully integrated into every aspect of our curriculum.

We use primarily Christian publishers (ACSI, Abeka, Bob Jones University Press); however, some subjects use materials of other publishers. Curriculum and textbooks are reviewed regularly  and are selected based upon the ability to meet specific objectives in place for each subject.

Do you offer a foreign language?


Spanish is taught in grades Jr. K-7. In grade 8, Spanish is an elective.

Does CHA complete standardized testing?

All students in grades 1-8 complete the NWEA, MAP Test (Northwest Evaluation Association, Measures of Academic Progress) in the fall and spring of each school year.

MAP is designed to measure student achievement in the moment, and growth over time, regardless of grade level. MAP gives quick feedback to teachers, administrators, students and parents.

What is your the average amount of homework per night?

On average CHA can expect approximately 10 minutes of homework each night times the grade level

(Grade 3 X 10 minutes = 30 minutes of homework/night).

This varies in the upper grades based upon efficiency of the student in the classroom to complete work, special projects, etc.

How is technology being integrated in the classroom?

Chapel Hill Academy is committed to providing the most current technology for students.

  • K-1 students have access to various applications offered through iPads.
  • Elementary students (grades 2-4) have classroom access to Dell 2-in-1 (Windows 11) laptop devices.
  • Middle school students are assigned Dell 2-in-1 (Windows 11) laptop devices (1:1).
  • All students are given a free Microsoft 365 account for use in the classroom and at home.
  • Each classroom is equipped with an interactive panel (Newline Panel or Smart Board) and the entire school facility features fiber internet with secure and managed wireless internet access.

Do you offer bus transportation?

Chapel Hill Academy students can use District bus transportation if they reside in District 112.

We also have carpool options available contact the Admissions Office to request to be added to the carpool list.

Please see the Drop Off & Pick up page for more details Transportation Information.

Do you require uniforms?

School-approved uniforms must be worn at all times during school hours. View our Uniform Policy here.

Chapel Hill Academy uniforms reflect an environment of student equality and academic focus.

What sports are offer at CHA?

Athletics are offered to students in Grades 4-8*

Teams participate in the SSYO (Southside Youth Organization) and play teams from other area private schools.

*2nd and 3rd Grade boys and girls are given the opportunity to begin basic skills and team building through our winter Hoopsters basketball program.


  • Volleyball (Girls, Grades 5-8)
  • Soccer (Grades 5-8)


  • Hoopsters Basketball (Grades 2-3)
  • Basketball (Grades 5-8)


  • Baseball/Softball (Grades 5-8)
  • Track & Field (Grades 4-8)

What is a CHA Corporation Member, how do I become one or know if I am already one?

We encourage all family members to become corporation members.

Here’s how to qualify!

  1. Family uphold our faith covenant.
  2. Tuition account is in good standing

Benefits of Membership include:

  1. Right to vote for board members
  2. Strategic actions that require corporation vote according to the bylaws

Not sure if you are a Corporation member or not? 

To become a Corporation member, contact the school office by email or by calling 952-949-9014 to request an application. When your completed application is received, it will be submitted to the Board for review at their next scheduled meeting. You will be notified by mail of the board’s approval.