Head of School Welcome

Dear Prospective Families,


I am honored to begin my fifth year as Collegiate’s 15th Head of School. As an independent co-educational school, Collegiate offers a diverse student body that allows students to collaborate in the classroom and prepare for real-world experiences upon graduation. 


Founded in 1915, our nurturing learning environment upholds high academic standards while implementing innovative ideas in a supportive, student-centered community. We develop lifelong learners who are informed, engaged, and ethical citizens and leaders in our diverse world. At Collegiate, we focus on social-emotional learning, building a culture and climate emphasizing comprehensive wellness, and providing an inclusive community. We are intentional about being a welcoming and connected community. 


We are proud of our history and reputation as a small school where students are known and loved. We remain committed to providing all our students with the best possible educational experience. One of the hallmarks of a Collegiate education is that teachers know your children and work with them to be successful in the classroom. Building and maintaining these transformative student-teacher relationships is vital in making Collegiate a healthy place for students to learn and grow.


Collegiate’s campus is in the heart of Louisville’s historic Cherokee Triangle neighborhood. Our campus includes a performing and visual arts center, a state-of-the-art library, a maker education center, and athletic facilities for students to explore their academic, artistic, and athletic interests.


I invite you to visit Collegiate and experience firsthand the faculty, students, and curriculum that make this school such an extraordinary place. Thank you for your interest in Collegiate.



Dr. Robert Macrae
Head of School, William M. Street Leadership Chair