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9-12
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Windsor, CT
Students enrolled: 683

5 stars
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The Loomis Chaffee School 5

Posted October 27, 2014
- a community member
Truly amazing school. Biggest problem is its reputation! For example taft and Choate are more well known even though they aren't nearly as good in college placement and community life as LOOMIS.

The Loomis Chaffee School 1

Posted May 20, 2014
- a student
The Loomis Chaffee School is exactly what it was when it was first established; a third tier, safety school. Whilst there are some good faculty and aspects of Loomis, my two years at Loomis were unsatisfactory and I was very unhappy with the school. Leadership opportunities are decided with little care and there is little school spirit here at Loomis. In fact, a culture of laziness and mediocrity is prevalent on campus here at this atrocious institution. In all honesty, a Loomis education is not worth the lofty tuition as students can receive a better value at other schools such as Choate, Hotchkiss etc. Clubs and student institutions are rather inactive and the Loomis community in general has a lot to say. However, little is ever done. Overall, academics are mediocre, athletics are embarrassing, and extracurricular clubs are run with very little passion or activity. As a student who has struggled through the atrocities of Loomis, I would advise prospective students to look elsewhere for a better experience and future as the boarding and private school experience is truly one of a kind and in general, excellent for college preparation. Overall, LC offers nothing unique.
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The Loomis Chaffee School 5

Posted June 27, 2011
- a community member
Loomis Chaffee provides students with an incredibly rewarding high school experience. The school s facilities are some of the best in New England, and its faculty is unparalleled. As a former student, I experienced the faculty firsthand and was able to develop meaning relationships with many of my teachers and coaches (some of whom I still talk to today). The faculty is incredibly accessible as many of them live in the dorms or elsewhere on campus. Living in close proximity to one s teachers and coaches allows students to develop relationships outside of the classroom or playing field and promotes a sense of community across campus. Loomis Chaffee challenges students to manage their time. Every trimester, students are required to carry 4+ classes, play a sport, and work an on-campus job, in addition to any clubs or other extracurricular activities. Loomis offers tremendous extracurricular opportunities in the arts and athletics. Within the last decade, a new gym and performing arts center have been built and Loomis strides to offer the best programs and opportunities in New England.

The Loomis Chaffee School 5

Posted January 09, 2011
- a parent
My son went to Loomis and he is now a junior at Cornell and I have to thank Loomis for that. Great school to prepare one for collage.

The Loomis Chaffee School 0
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Posted August 08, 2008
- a student
Loomis Chaffee is by far one of the best schools in Connecticut. Great students, faculty, and staff alike. Loomis Chaffee prepares students extremely well for college. This is truely a great school.


The Loomis Chaffee School 5

Posted February 19, 2008
- a parent
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The Loomis Chaffee School 5

Posted January 21, 2008
- a community member
LC is a wonderful school. Terrific faculty, beautiful campus, excellent facilities, and a convenient location. I consider it to be highly underrated, to put it mildly.

The Loomis Chaffee School 5

Posted September 19, 2007
- a parent
Loomis is the greatest School ever


The Loomis Chaffee School 5

Posted March 31, 2007
- a parent
This school exemplifies excellence in both academics and athletics. The classes are challenging, but the teachers are willing to do whatever it takes to help a struggling student, or even challenge a particularly bright student more. There is no such thing as academically 'coasting' at this school. Even with required sports for all students, there is still room for a student to participate as casually or a seriously as he/she might want, as Loomis Chaffee boasts one of the widest variety of offered sports of any secondary school. The athletic system is geared towards helping students live healthy lives first, with the choice of participating in a team sport and/or competing.

The Loomis Chaffee School 5

Posted February 19, 2007
- a parent
A great school comparable to schools like Exeter/Andover, with teachers that care.....a lot is upto the student to take advantage of what the school offers

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The Loomis Chaffee School
4 Batchelder Rd, Windsor, CT  06095
(860) 687-6000
Last modified The Loomis Chaffee School is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
The Loomis Chaffee School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 11 reviews. Top