Collegiate School

103 N Mooreland Rd, Richmond, VA 23229

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Collegiate was founded downtown as a girls' school. The coeducational Collegiate Country Day School was established in 1953 as a separate division on a campus 10 miles from the original Collegiate Town School. In 1960, the schools consolidated and now occupy a 55-acre campus. At one time divided into girls' and boys' schools, Collegiate reorganized in 1986 to form a coeducational lower school (grades K-4) and coordinate upper levels (grades 5-12), with boys' and girls' divisions operating on the same campus. A 1986 restructuring resulted in full coeducation. Classes in the lower and upper schools are coed, while boys and girls in the middle school (grades 5-8) attend same-sex academic classes. Math, science, foreign languages, art, music, physical education, computer literacy and economics are required elements of the curriculum. Collegiate offers a global economics course in conjunction with the University of Richmond; in addition, a summer economics institute involving work at companies in the community is available. A strong sports program serves boys and girls in grades 7-12. Collegiate maintains a 156-acre athletic expanse five miles west of its main campus.

General Information

Academic OrientationCollege Preparatory
Grade RangeDay — Coed Grades K-12; Single-gender classes — Day 5-8
Coed, Boys, or GirlsCoed
Full Address103 N Mooreland Rd, Richmond, VA 23229
Year Established1915
Legal StatusNonprofit
Religious Affiliation(None)

Tuition & Financial Aid

Day Tuition$18,880-22,170; estimated extras $500-800
Need-Based Scholarships Awarded179
Value of Need-Based Scholarships$2,214,696

Academics & Athletics

Academic CalendarSemester
Supplemental InstructionReview, Tutoring
Advanced Placement CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, Chinese, Comparative Government & Politics, English, English Literature, Environmental Science, French, Latin, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Physics C, Spanish, Statistics, US History
Summer SessionAcademic Enrichment Review Remedial Recreational. Sports. 8 weeks
Accredited ByCLS, SACS
Interscholastic Boys' & Girls' SportsBasketball, Cross-country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track
Interscholastic Boys' SportsBaseball, Football, Golf, Wrestling
Interscholastic Girls' SportsField Hockey, Softball, Volleyball

Graduate Placement

Graduate Reference Year2012
Graduates Attending College/Nonpublic Secondary School126
Most Common Graduate DestinationsU of VA 23, Wm & Mary 12, James Madison 8, Elon 4, U of SC 4, VA Polytech 4
Mid-50 Percentile Math SAT580-700
Mid-50 Percentile Critical Reading SAT560-680
Mid-50 Percentile Writing SAT560-680
ACT Mid-50 Percentile23-29


Applications DueRolling
Application Fee$50
New Students166
Percentage of Applicants Accepted62
Percent Admitted Who Choose to Enroll (Yield)65
Tests Used for AdmissionCEEB, CTP 4, DAT, IQ, SSAT, TOEFL


AdministratorKeith A. Evans
Administrator's TitleHead of School
In Office Since1999
Administrator's CredentialsBA, Davidson College, EdM, Harvard Univ, MS, Univ of Tennessee-Knoxville
Director(s) of AdmissionsAmanda L. Surgner, Vice President of Advancement

Enrollment & Faculty

Total Enrollment1,602
Day Students1,602
Elementary Enrollment (Through Grade 8)1,081
Secondary Enrollment (Grades 9-PG)521
Student Body EthnicityWhite 87%, African-American 5%, Asian 4%, Other 4%
Average Class Size15
Dress CodeCasual
Teaching Faculty202
Faculty with Advanced Degrees (%)71
Male Teaching Faculty60
Female Teaching Faculty142

Campus & Endowment

Campus Acreage211
Buildings on Campus31
Facilities Value$91,376,000
Endowment Value$45,000,000
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