Orchard Middle School 
Merit Scholarships


Merit-based scholarships are available to new students entering Middle School grades 5, 6, 7, or 8. Students are invited to apply who exhibit Orchard's core values: trustworthiness, self-discipline, fairness, honesty, respect, friendship, responsibility, compassion, and integrity.

(617) 566-4394 | 428 Hammond Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

An independent, coeducational day school for age 3 – grade 6.


Connect with us to learn more about The Chestnut Hill School and admissions events.

Take the next step

At our Open House you will learn how an exceptional early childhood foundation can set your child ahead.

Your visit to Chestnut Hill will include:

  • Connect with current parents. Ask questions! Learn about the school!
  • Engage with student leaders and hear about their CHS experiences.
  • Discover how we teach academic excellence by challenging students to be curious, consider multiple perspectives, and take positive risks.
  • Learn about exceptional curriculum including violin, building and engineering, Spanish, art, technology/robotics, and athletics.
  • Feel the joy within our vibrant community!

Experience the Chestnut Hill School
At Open House | November 3, 11 AM - 1 PM

Academic Excellence



Beginners (age 3) through Grade 6


Chestnut Hill 


The Chestnut Hill School educates students in a diverse and nurturing community where learning is infused with purpose and joy. Believing students do their best when they feel a sense of belonging, we build caring and enduring relationships between all constituencies. 

At CHS, our mission to educate children is deeply rooted in a commitment to academic excellence, diversity, and community. As leaders in early childhood and elementary education, we believe there’s magic—and meaning—in a school where childhood is treasured and the pursuit of excellence becomes a habit.


Virtual Parents Panel
January 14
Virtual Parents Panels are an informal opportunity to learn about the admissions process and about CHS by connecting with current parents. This event is for parents only.


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Fall Open House (Sunday, November 7 from 11am-1pm)

Virtual Admissions Coffee Chat (Wednesday, January 5 at 9:30am)

Join us for our November Open House! Our open house events are an opportunity to experience CHS, meet our Head of School, Tamara Schurdak, tour our school and learn more about specific program offerings. The November 7th Open House will be in person with limited entrance tickets available. Registration will be required.

Admissions Virtual Coffees are an informal opportunity to learn about the admissions process and about CHS by connecting with the enrollment team and current parents. You can learn about the steps to admission and to hear about what is currently happening at CHS. These virtual morning events take place at 9:30 AM and are for parents only.

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Summer Tuesday Tours

We are happy to welcome you for in-person tours on select Tuesdays this summer! Tours will begin at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm on each of the Tuesdays listed.

  • August 9th

Explore The Chestnut Hill School and learn all that CHS has to offer!

Application Deadline (Tuesday, January 18)