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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A+
  6. Sports
    A+
Choate Rosemary Hall is an elite, private, boarding school located in Wallingford, CT. It has 859 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 5 to 1. Tuition is $56,600 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.
Address
333 Christian Street
Wallingford, CT 06492
Telephone
(203) 697-2000
Website
Organization Memberships
NAIS, TABS

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$43,580
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$56,600
Received Financial Aid
33%
Average Financial Aid
$45,462

Choate Rosemary Hall Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1370
238 responses
Average ACT
33
94 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.14 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.14 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
  • Deerfield Day
    24%
  • Last Hurrah
    20%
  • Pep rally
    15%
  • First Hurrah
    13%
  • Prize Day
    7%
  • Alumni Weekend
    6%
  • Spring Musical
    6%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
859
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.13 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.13 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
National
16:1
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.18 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.18 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.18 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
100%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.8 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.8 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.8 responses
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Choate Rosemary Hall Reviews

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There is so much to love about Choate. The faculty and administrators are deeply invested in educating well-rounded, world citizens who are prepared to enter any industry or academic discipline. From sports to Model UN to the performing arts, everyone has school pride!

My only critique is that the competitive nature of the school culture can be overwhelming for young students - but there are classmates, teachers, and academic or health counselors who are always ready to lend a helping hand.

Go Choate!
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My daughter is a day student. This did so much to open her mind to evaluating the world and appreciating different perspectives. The other student are serious and hard working, poised, and intelligent. When I go into other high schools and try to engage in conversations with non Choate students, I am always struck by how much the Choate students act and speak like adults. This place is also affordable. Don’t be fooled by the price tag. A place like this has a sizable endowment (and therefore a larger financial aid pool). Choate is in another league when compared to the other schools in CT. Other certainly look up at Choate - and this pays off in the college process. But don’t think this means spoiled brats and BMWs. This is a humble and thoughtful student body who greatly appreciate what they have.
Choate gave me some of the best years of my life. I entered college feeling not only prepared, but ahead. The curriculum was challenging, but classes were so easy to get into (any course you wanted, you could get) and the teachers were supportive, understanding, and accomplished. Not a lot of experience with the Athletics at Choate, but the Arts department is amazing (from what I saw so were Athletics). Definitely the most supportive, most fun, and most resource-filled boarding school out of all the top New England ones.