Choate Rosemary Hall

333 Christian Street,
Wallingford, CT, 06492-0649
     Tel: (203)697-2239
Grades: 9 - 12 | 864 students
A rigorous academic curriculum with an emphasis on character formation is at the core of our school's mission.
Choate Rosemary Hall is a boarding and day secondary school of 864 talented students and 172  dedicated faculty from diverse backgrounds who genuinely enjoy living together and learning from each other.
Above all, it is our sense of place that distinguishes us.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1890

Student Body

Total Students 864 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 35%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Choate Rosemary Hall Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 131 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 66%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 25 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 2018
Average ACT score 29
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 10
Yearly Tuition Cost $48,890
% on Financial Aid 33%
Average Financial Aid Grant $38,000
Acceptance Rate 21%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Ray Diffley, III

Sports

Total Sports Offered 20 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Diving, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
DivingField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SquashSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,
Water PoloWrestling,

School Notes:

  • Sample of notable school alumni:
  • Adlai Stevenson '18 - former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
  • John F. Kennedy '35 - 35th President of the United States
  • Edward Albee '46 - Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright
  • Robert D. McCallum Jr. '64 - former U.S. Ambassador to Australia
  • Glenn Close '65 - Emmy, Tony and Golden Globe Award-winning film and stage actress
  • Victoria J. Nuland '79 - current U.S. State Department spokesperson, former U.S. Representative to NATO
  • Paul Giamatti '85 - Emmy Award-winning broadway and film actor
  • Angela Ruggiero '98 - four-time Women's Olympic Ice Hockey Champion
  • Chris Denorfia '98 - center fielder for the San Diego Padres
  • Josephine Pucci ’09, Hilary Knight '07 and Julie Chu ’01 - members of the 2012 U.S. Women's National Ice Hockey Team

Profile last updated: 01/14/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Heritage Baptist Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Trinity School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Heritage Baptist Academy (0.8 miles away)
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