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Collegium Charter School is a tuition-free, independent K-12 public school offering families a choice for their child's elementary and secondary education.  To learn more about our programs, please review our FAQs
Collegium is located in the Oaklands Corporate Center in Exton, Pennsylvania.   While enrollment is open to any student who resides in Pennsylvania, most Collegium families reside in Chester County - specifically the West Chester, Downingtown and Coatesville school districts.

Dates & Days of the Week

Tuesday Aug 30 Day 5
Wednesday Aug 31 Day 6
Thursday Sep 01 Day 1
Friday Sep 02 Day 2
Tuesday Sep 06 Day 3
Wednesday Sep 07 Day 4

News & Notes

  • CCS Newsletter: August 29, 2016. Just like popular social media feeds and timelines, access our Newsletter content by clicking on the link (above) and scrolling down to the end. For best results, orient mobile devices horizontally (sideways). A plain-text printable version is available by clicking on the link at the end of the digital Newsletter.

  • Curriculum Update, 2016-2017

  • Cougar Gear Sale: Cougar Gear is now on sale! What’s Cougar Gear? Cougar Gear includes official CCS T-shirts, sweatshirts, etc. with our logo, usually from a CCS team, club, event, or fundraiser. Cougar Gear shirts make great presents and are loved by students, parents, and especially grandparents. On the 3rd Friday of each month, CCS students are encouraged to show their Cougar Pride by wearing CCS Cougar Gear. Visit the online shop to check out this year's options for Cougar Gear and to place your order. Sale ends Friday, September 2nd. 

  • Picture Day Order Form and On-Line Payment Instructions: Please see the August 29th Newsletter for Picture Day Information. 

  • New Family Orientation Video: Is your family new to Collegium?  If yes, please take a few moments to view our New Family Orientation Video. The video shares important information to help new families. The content is mostly for our new K-6 families, but families of new 7-12th grade students are encouraged to watch the video as well. 

  • School Supply Lists: K-12 lists are sorted first by grade level and then by teacher last name. 

  • Read-A-Thon Fundraiser Information and Form: Our CCSHSA is sponsoring a new fundraiser this summer…a Read-A-Thon.  The HSA will use the proceeds to benefit their many programs on campus: field trip scholarships, uniform scholarships, teacher supply funds, etc.  Ready to start reading and raising money?  Check out the information and form and get started! 

  • Summer Information Packets: To access digital resources described in the packet, please view the Table of Contents and click on the links. 

  • CCS UniformsFor information about CCS uniforms, please see the Uniform Policy included in the CCS Student Code of Conduct. Flynn & O'Hara is the school uniform provider for CCS students. There is a Flynn & O'Hara store located in the Festival Shopping Center near campus and an online store is also available. Our CCSHSA has a Uniform Resale Shop located in our 500 building.  Families can find gently-used uniform pieces for a few dollars each. The hours of operation are Monday-Thursday from 9am-3pm during CCS's summer break. 

  • Summer 2016 Reading List

  • Emergency Closings: For more information about emergency and weather-related late openings and closings, please review the Emergency Closing Procedures.

  • Weather-Related Schedule Changes: Our CEO, Dr. Antoinette Rath, shares her video discussing the intricacies of weather-related schedule changes:

  • CCS Newsletter: August 22, 2016.