Choate Rosemary Hall is a private, prestigious, coeducational boarding high school located in Wallingford, CT. The current name dates back to 1971 when two single-sex schools, Choate School and Rosemary Hall merged. Today it enrolls 850 students.
The campus is of suburban type and covers 458 acres. Its students achieve high degree of success at state and national competitions in science and economics. In 2012 its team won the American Mathematics Competition.
Their orchestra and choral groups perform nationally and internationally, from White House to Carnegie Hall and St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. The mascot is the Wild Boar.
The tuition is $51,240 for boarding school and $39,650 for day school. Among the numerous prominent alumni are President J. F. Kennedy, Pulitzer-winning playwright Edward Albee and actors Michael Douglas and Glen Close.