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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 185 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling

Top Rankings

Chase Collegiate School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Connecticut for:

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School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1865

Student Body

Total Students
185 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
8%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade
Chase Collegiate School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
12 students
Number of AP Courses
14 courses
Average SAT score
1270
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Dress Code)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes
2019-2020 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
49%
Admissions Director
Paige Fischer
Admissions Associate
Kerri Lacilla

Sports

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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked CT School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 185 students
  • Average class size: 12 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling

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The average private school tuition in New Haven County, CT is $18,585 for elementary schools and $31,804 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in New Haven County, CT is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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