Choate Rosemary Hall:
Choate Rosemary Hall (Choate) represents the best in American secondary education. Located in Wallingford, Connecticut (2 hours from Boston & New York), Choate is a private, college-preparatory, coeducational boarding and day school offering third form through sixth form (grades 9-12), including a post-graduate year option. Our balanced curriculum offers students a firm grounding in the fundamentals of clear thinking and expression — with emphasis on individual development. We offer 240 courses with honors sections and have advanced placement in 26 areas.
Academic Curriculum (grades 9-12):
Our six academic departments all offer traditional core courses as well as a variety of electives. The expectation at Choate is that students — as well as faculty and staff — energetically and enthusiastically devote significant time and energy to the pursuit of learning.
- Required: Three terms of arts (one in the third form, one in the fourth or fifth form, and one in the sixth form) from two areas: music, theater or visual arts.
- Required: Four years of English (one course each term at Choate).
History, Philosophy, Religion and Social Sciences:
Required: One year of World History, usually fulfilled in the fourth form year; one year of United states History, usually fulfilled in the fifth form year; and one term of philsophy or religion.
Required: Three years (through the 300 or 350 level) of Chinese, French, Latin or Spanish or completion of our Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies Program. These are our diploma languages.
Choate offers instruction in 7 foreign languages with in-depth study in: Arabic, Chinese, French, Latin, and Spanish. We offer courses in Intensive Beginning Greek and Italian.
Required: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II
Required: One year of a laboratory course in physical science, either physics or chemistry; and one year of a biology course in a laboratory in this order. This sequence does not apply to students who have completed biology before entering Choate Rosemary Hall.
Quantitative (Q Credit):
Required: 14 terms in secondary school of a Quantitative course, otherwise known as the Q credit.
Contemporary Global Studies:
Required: One term of a course deemed to fulfill the requirement for three- and four-year students.
Study Abroad Programs:
Choate students may elect to spend an academic term abroad in China, France, Italy, or Spain (open to students entering 10th through 12th grade). Approximately one-third of our students study abroad in France, Spain, Italy, or China at some time during their years at Choate. Choate also offers summer study abroad programs in China, France, and Spain.
Arts Concentration Program, Cum Laude Society, Directed Study, English Enhancement Program, Science Research Program, Senior Projects & more...
Finish your Choate career with a Capstone project. Seniors may create an individualized program, which typically includes two related courses in both the fall and winter terms and an independent project (the “capstone”) in the spring term. Some recent capstones include international economics, historical trends in American foreign policy, China/U.S. Relations and creative writing.
For students simply just interested in music and wish to take courses or are serious about studying an instrument and learning about music in-depth. In addition to music courses on a vast array of topics – classical music, world music, jazz history, American popular music, theory, harmony and counterpoint, etc.
The program also offers: symphony orchestra, chamber orchestra, string orchestra, symphonic wind ensemble, jazz ensemble, chorus, chamber chorus, festival chorus, student-directed vocal ensembles.
- Visual Arts Program
- Theater and Dance Program
- Summer Programs for Middle School / High School Students
Including athletics, football, soccer, and ice hockey, we offer 80 interscholastic teams and opportunities to play at every level.
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|Address: 333 Christian Street, Wallingford, Connecticut , USA|
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