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Henrico, VA
Students enrolled: 1,595

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103 North Mooreland Road
Henrico, VA 23229

(804) 740-7077
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February 09, 2015
My son moved to Collegiate in the 4th grade, and we have never looked back. The community that embraces the students is fantastic. The academic experience is excellent and the manner in which the "whole student" is nurtured, and the citizen within them molded is paramount. Appropriate sports requirements and significant volunteerism is expected and made possible by many cogs. Parents are as involved as they wish to be. Dedicated teachers and coaches are part of the reason Collegiate was ranked in the top 20 private schools in the nation. We love it, Go Cougars!

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May 01, 2014
Collegiate School was ranked the 17th best school in the country. My children are in 4th and 6th grade and it is an amazing school. I am amazed at what they have learned compared to where I was at their age in public school. Many of the families are very wealthy, but mainly good people.

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November 02, 2013
Currently going through the process of selecting a private school for my daughter. I was not impressed with the administration during the enrollment process and the lack of diversity in the students and staff is very shocking. In addition, if I wanted 23 kids in my daughters class with a part-time assistant, why would I pay private school tutu in when I can get that at public school. When asked how they give all the kids the individual attention that I will be paying for, the schools response was "we try as best we can". That is simply not good enough for me, so we will be looking at St. Catherines. Classes are capped at 16 in k and only 4 sections, not 7 + they have a full time assistant in every kindergarten classroom.

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March 17, 2013
My daughter has attended since K she is an up coming 5th grader,my wife is Very involved at school ,we looked at St Cat and Steward..after 5 years we have no doubt we made the right choice for OUR daughter ..Collegiate is first class all the way..I am impressed with the kids I meet and observe. And grads I have known thru the years...I am equally impressed with the involvement of the parents, I have made friends with many and there are some truly nice people there...We feel our daughter along with 'our guidance'will be well prepared for life...Proud parent..

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January 22, 2012
Collegiate is one of the better private schools that I have seen in Richmond and the Tri-Cities. I have known many students that went to this school from K-12 grades. All of the students that currently or formerly attended Collegiate School have been able to make it into the eight private institutions of higher learning (The Ivy League) with the strict education that is taught to the students, and with the guidance of helping them to understand for themselves what school and future major would work for them. I knew of a student who had a particular high school English teacher, M Norman-Risch, (may not still be there) and she said she would challenge the students with work to make them excel, as well as to make them work harder so that they would ask questions wanting to dig deeper to learn more so that they would challenge their brains to it's fullest potential. The athletics are well rounded in all aspects with basketball, baseball, football, lacrosse, wrestling. I believe, even crew. As far as cliques go, you see that in private schools as well as public ones. I attended both private and public educational schools. Collegiate School is a very good private school to attend.

- submitted by a community member

July 01, 2011
I attended this school in the 80s and I do not know if things have changed since then, but at the time it was very cliquish and quite a few students were spoiled brats. If you did not have the right "pedigree", (upper class family, conformist, West End resident), you were shunned, if not overtly put down, by the students. The faculty was great, but some teachers got away with more than others. It does provide a great education, but some of the students were beyond spoiled.

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February 07, 2011
Our experience with Collegiate School is outstanding. Teachers are so caring, facilities are great. Students and parents are informed about every thing.

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November 12, 2009
The only thing I would add to this school is teachers who have more practice at teaching

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October 06, 2009
Since we have been at Collegate, there is almost nothing negative I could say about it- The facilities are great, the academics are out of this world, but the people are really what make the difference. The teachers are just outstanding, and really care about the students. It really feels like a team effort, and so far, my first grader couldn't be happier, more well adjusted, or more engaged. It really is beyond anything we could have hoped for.

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May 02, 2009
Collegiate Middle School was a great school for my daughter. There is a significant emphasis on teaching students to be kind and civil to all classmates. That was one of the most impressive things I can say about the school as a minority parent. Ugliness to other students is not tolerated. The school is also fairly good at tracking. However, if you are coming from a public school, watch this. There is kind of an assumption that if your child is Honors at a public school, they won't be Honors at Collegiate. My daughter had to prove herself . Her teacher was surprised that she 'wasn't breaking a sweat' in her original class placement. In any event, my daughter successfully went on to a public I.B. program in high school and has been very successful ever since.

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February 18, 2006
Our Daughter has attended grades 6 and 7 at Collegiate. She has had a wonderful experience both academically and socially. We think the world of the school. It is absolutely a world class school academically and provides great extracurricular activities as well. Our daughter is very bright and was quite introverted when she started. She has really come out of her shell. The teachers and administration do a great job of making new students feel welcome and fit in. The school does have its share of cliques but they seem to be able to keep things under control.Character and respect are high priorities and I have never met so many polite children as I have on that campus. They set the bar very high in every way and exceed everyones expectations.

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February 19, 2005
My daughter is a student at Collegiate and I am very pleased with the educational program. Collegiate is a wonderful school! The academic program is outstanding, as are the teachers. We are blessed to be part of Collegiate.

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November 22, 2004
It is a fantastic school.

- submitted by a student

August 01, 2003
Collegiate is regarded as the top co-educational private school in the Richmond area. The Collegiate School lives up to this reputation. As a college preparatory school, Collegiate prepares students academically to attend the top universities in the country while developing students social and athletic abilities. Students at Collegiate are generally well-rounded and bright. Collegiate prepared me to attend one of the top 10 liberal arts colleges and one of the top 20 law schools.

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Collegiate School
103 North Mooreland Road, Henrico, VA  23229
(804) 740-7077
Last modified Collegiate School is a Private school that serves grades K-12
Collegiate School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top