Chase Collegiate School

  • Chase Collegiate School is a co-educational PreK through grade12 day school located on a 47 acre campus in Waterbury, CT. Chasedraws its students from over 40 Connecticut towns.
  • At 154 years old, we are an old school; we are not "oldschool!" We seize opportunities to change, adding to our curriculumas the world and technology - shifts around us.
  • We`ve integrated innovation and design thinking a structuredapproach to generating and developing ideas - into our traditionalcurriculum.
  • At Chase, we build strong partnerships with parents to makesure that their child will fit in, be respected and challenged toexcel beyond what they ever imagined. When our families chooseChase, they do so with the understanding that Chase is so much morethan academic excellence, small classes, fine and performing arts,athletics and student initiated clubs. Our dedicated teachers andadvisers offer individual attention and plentiful encouragementwhile setting a high bar for what each student can learn andachieve. We offer the familiarity of a small community, with bigopportunities for academic growth. We hope to meet yousoon.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1865

Student Body

Total Students185 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Chase Collegiate School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses14 courses
Average SAT score1270
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Dress Code)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes2019-2020 Tuition: Pre-Kindergarten $7,000 part time to $18,000 full time Grades K-5 $21,000-$24,000 Grade 6-8 $27,000 Grade 9-12 $30,000
% on Financial Aid
Admissions DirectorPaige Fischer
Admissions AssociateKerri Lacilla


Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
TennisUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWinter Track,

School Notes

Chase believes that an educational program driven by authenticrelationships empowers students to excel.
  • Student relationships with teachers are true, meaningful andlasting.
  • Focus is placed on developing a thoughtful and deliberateeducational experience that values and promotes each child becomingtheir own unique self.
  • Students connect with their education by trying new things andtaking risks.
  • Students engage with their peers and see the value ofcollaboration.
  • Teachers collaborate with families to jointly help studentsthrive
At 154 years old, we are an old school; we are not "old school!" Weseize opportunities to change, adding to our curriculum as theworld and technology - shifts around us. We`ve integratedinnovation and design thinking a structured approach to generatingand developing ideas - into our traditional curriculum. Three highand low-tech design labs and scheduled Innovation Days enablestudents to practice this approach to creating viable solutions toreal world problems. Students imagine, explore, fail, iterate andreimagine solutions until they reach their desired outcome.Whenfamilies choose Chase, they do so with the understanding that Chaseis much more than academic excellence, fine and performing arts,athletics and student initiated clubs. Families are confident thattheir child will fit in, be respected, and be challenged.
  • Instilling courage, confidence and compassion in everystudent.

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