Collegiate School (Richmond, Virginia)
103 North Mooreland Road
|Motto||Parat. Ditat. Durat.|
|Head of school||Stephen D. Hickman|
|Color(s)||Green and Gold|
|Mascot||The Collegiate Cougar|
|Accreditations||Southern Association of Independent Schools, Virginia Association of Independent Schools|
|Publication||The Flame (Creative Arts)|
|Endowment||$59,112,000 (as of March 31, 2015)|
Collegiate School is a preparatory school for boys and girls located in Richmond, Virginia. The student body of Collegiate comprises about 1,600 total students from Junior Kindergarten through 12th Grade. The Lower School and Upper School are coeducational and the Middle School is coordinated with boys and girls in separate classes.
Collegiate was founded in 1915, By Helen Baker as the Collegiate School for Girls, a college preparatory school located in downtown Richmond. In addition to this campus in town, Collegiate opened the Collegiate Country Day School, off Mooreland and River Roads, in 1953 Collegiate's Town School and the Country Day School merged on Mooreland Road in 1960. Today Collegiate still remains on the Mooreland Road campus and has purchased over 155 acres (0.63 km2) in Goochland County. Collegiate had already developed 60 of these acres for athletic purposes.
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