At A Glance

At A Glance


Vacation & Holiday Schedule 2020–21

First Day of School (early dismissal) 9/8
11:30 a.m. for EC/LS, 12 p.m. for MS/US

Half Day, early dismissal 9/25

Yom Kippur, school closed 9/28

Fall Break, school closed 10/12–10/13

Half Day, early dismissal 10/30

Thanksgiving Break, school closed 11/23 – 11/27

Half Day, early dismissal 12/11

Winter Break, school closed 12/21 – 1/4

Professional Development Day, school closed 1/4

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, school closed 1/18

Half Day, early dismissal 2/5

President’s Day, school closed 2/15

Professional Development Day, school closed  2/16

Spring Break, school closed 3/8- 3/19

Good Friday, school closed 4/2

Professional Development Day, school closed 4/30

Half Day, early dismissal 5/28

Memorial Day, school closed 5/31

Graduation, Class of 2021 6/8

Last Day of School (noon dismissal) 6/9

Divisions

Early Childhood
Preschool Playhouse (2.5-year-olds)*
*not offered for the 2020–21 school year
Preschool (3-year-olds)
Prekindergarten (4-year-olds & young 5-year-olds)

Lower School
Kindergarten
First Grade
Second Grade
Third Grade

Middle School
Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade

Upper School
Sixth Grade
Seventh Grade
Eighth Grade

Program Hours

  • Before Care: 7:15 – 8:15 a.m.
  • Morning Drop-off: 8:15-8:30 a.m.
  • School Day: 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
  • Half-Day Dismissal: 12:30 p.m.
  • Dismissal: 3:15 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Enrichment Classes*: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
  • After Care: 3:30 – 6:00 p.m.

*Available at an additional cost.

About Chatham Day School

Current Enrollment: 150 students
Communities Represented: 34
Students of Color: 33%
Average Class Size: 10 students
Coeducational: 51% female, 49% male

About Our Programs

Curriculum Chess: Grades 2-7
Service Learning: 1,500 meals prepared for the Community FoodBank of NJ
Athletics: 370+ miles run by CDS Track & Field
Events: 25 Parents’ Association Sponsored Community Events
Learning Garden: 163 Seeds planted by students
Field Trips: 36
The Arts: 14 art, music and theater showcases per year
Physical Education: 5 days per week of PE classes
Faculty: 75+ Faculty professional development opportunities