A Designated Florida School of Excellence

Routinely ranking among the best high schools in the state of Florida.

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Why Choose Collegiate?


Specialized Program of Study

The students enrolled in this innovative public school consistently earn among the top scores in Florida on standardized tests and have helped the school place among the top five A+ high schools in the state each year on the Florida School Accountability report. Students work alongside an educational advisor and their parent(s) to establish a program of study that best suits the student, while meeting graduation requirements.

Free Tuition

Collegiate High School is free of charge to students. This includes free college tuition and fees, free college and high school textbooks, free tutoring, and the assignment of a free laptop computer to each student.

CHS Graduates

Transferrable College Credit

College transfer credits earned at NWF State College are acceptable at all public universities and colleges in the state of Florida. College credits are also accepted at other universities nationwide.

CHS Classroom

Expert Instructors

All of the instructors at Collegiate High School are experts in their field and hold either a Master’s or Doctorate degree in their discipline.

Innovative Programs

While embracing technology and reading across-the curriculum, we set ourselves apart from tradition based education with several innovative programs. including an academic seminar experience, a culture of reading, and a philosophy of education by demonstration.

CHS Soccer Player Kicking the Ball

Thriving Student Life

CHS provides a wide array of student activities with a variety of clubs to meet the interests of a diverse population. Students may also participate in NWF State College activities as well as extra-curricular activities at their zoned public high school.

Why Choose Collegiate?


The students enrolled in this innovative public school consistently earn among the top scores in Florida on standardized tests and have helped the school place among the top five A+ high schools in the state each year on the Florida School Accountability report.

Specialized Program of Study

Students work alongside an educational advisor and their parent(s) to establish a program of study that best suits the student, while meeting graduation requirements.

Free Tuition

Collegiate High School is free of charge to students. This includes free college tuition and fees, free college and high school textbooks, free tutoring, and the assignment of a free laptop computer to each student.

Transferrable College Credit

College transfer credits earned at NWF State College are acceptable at all public universities and colleges in the state of Florida. College credits are also accepted at other universities nationwide.

CHS Graduates

Expert Instructors

All of the instructors at Collegiate High School are experts in their field and hold either a Master’s or Doctorate degree in their discipline.

CHS Classroom

Innovative Programs

While embracing technology and reading across-the curriculum, we set ourselves apart from tradition based education with several innovative programs. including an academic seminar experience, a culture of reading, and a philosophy of education by demonstration.

Thriving Student Life

CHS provides a wide array of student activities with a variety of clubs to meet the interests of a diverse population. Students may also participate in NWF State College activities as well as extra-curricular activities at their zoned public high school.

CHS Soccer Player Kicking the Ball

Hear from Our Students & Alumni


“When you get to the university, they’ll see that you’re dedicated….”
Julia Krammer, Class of 2018

More than just a number

“Students at Collegiate aren’t just a number. We know students by name because of the small school atmosphere.”
– Anthony Boyer, CHS Principal

With a proven track record of academic and student success, parent satisfaction and accolades from state and national education officials, the Collegiate High School at Northwest Florida State College (NWF State College) is a true testament to the power of choice.

Students may customize their program of study to meet the specific transfer prerequisites of the university bachelor’s degree program they intend to pursue. Students follow a detailed program of study that leads directly to a college degree rather than acquiring random college credits.

The Senior Capstone Project, a Collegiate High School graduation requirement, provides students an opportunity to study their own interests in greater depth and breadth. Through the Capstone experience students assume responsibility for their own learning by active involvement in collecting, selecting and reflecting on their education experiences at the Collegiate High School.

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