As you get to know Collegiate School, you will need only moments to realize the passion and sense of connectedness shared by our students, faculty, parents and alumni. Collegiate is a place rooted in 100-year-old traditions while continuously exploring new ideas. We invite you to campus to experience Collegiate firsthand.

Admission Process

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  • Lower School (JK-4)

    You may Submit an inquiry or Apply Online for the 2021-22 school year. For questions, contact LaNessa WestDirector of Lower School Admission, at 804.741.9712.

    The admission process begins with an online application and a $50 application fee. A candidate’s completed application folder includes the following items for each grade level.
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  • Middle School (5-8)/Upper School (9-12)

    You may Submit an inquiry or Apply Online for the 2021-22 school year. For questions, please contact Anne Bruce Ahearn, Director of Middle and Upper School Admissionat 804.741.5470.

    The admission process begins with an application and a $50 fee. In order to be considered in our first round of decisions, we recommend that all admission requirements be completed by Feb. 1. The 9th Grade common notification date for decisions is Fri., March 5, 2021. A candidate’s profile consists of:
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NOTE TO INTERNATIONAL INQUIRIES: Collegiate School does not issue Form I-20 documents to students and, therefore, cannot accept students who are seeking multi-year enrollment and/or a high school diploma from Collegiate School, under F-1 student visa status. However, international families who relocate to Richmond are welcome to apply if the student will be living permanently with his or her parent or guardian in the Richmond area as a dependent on the parent's visa or if the child is otherwise eligible to study in the U.S.
Scott Smith
Director of Admission and Enrollment Management

Merit Assistance for New 9th Graders

Thanks to an endowment from Melissa and Mark Christian '77, rising Upper Schoolers who are new to Collegiate in 9th Grade and have demonstrated academic excellence, intellectual curiosity and strong leadership are eliglble to receive merit-based awards from the Christian Family Scholars Program.

Need After-School Care?

Collegiate offers after-school care for children JK-8th Grade. For more information about Kinder Quest (JK-K), Cougar Quest (1-4) and Middle School Quest (5-8), click here or contact Neil Etheridge at 804.665.1722.

The School admits qualified students and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, or any other status protected by applicable law in the administration of its admissions, scholarships, and loans, and its educational, athletic, and other programs.