Chase‘s Design Driven Curriculum supports the following principles:

  • Our design-thinking culture embraces risk and failure as part of the learning process.
  • Empathy is the first step for solving any problem.
  • Making connections is critical for collaboration.
  • Our teachers nurture grit in their students.
  • Learning happens when questions are relevant and problems are meaningful.
  • These principles come alive during Innovation Days – when students have no traditional classes and focus on innovative problem solving.

How are we different from other private schools?

Chase students:

How are we similar?

  • We provide academic excellence.
  • We offer a low student-teacher ratio in each grade.
  • Students are have the opportunity to explore topics, arts, athletics and clubs that interest them.

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Chase Collegiate School
565 Chase Parkway Waterbury, CT 06708
(203) 236-9500

Pre K

Chase’s PreK program will give your child the freedom to explore the world and the structure to become an active, involved learner who is prepared for Kindergarten.

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Lower School

The Lower School experience unleashes potential in each student.

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Middle School

With a traditional academic program paired our Program for Arts, Culture and Technology (PACT), the Middle School years are a time of remarkable growth and discovery.

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Upper School

Upper School students prepare for college and life beyond in a close-knit community built on academic and extracurricular challenge, plentiful support, compassion, and authentic investment in others.

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Every gift to Chase has a direct impact on our students and faculty.

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Innovation at Chase

We’ve integrated innovation and design thinking into our traditional curriculum – and created three high and low-tech design labs on campus, providing students the knowledge and space to chart their own course in terms of their approach to a project and the outcome they produce.

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