The Loomis Chaffee School

4 Batchelder Road
Windsor, CT 06095-0609
Tel: (860)687-6400
Grades: 9 - 12 | 650 students
Loomis Chaffee is one of the nation's leading boarding schools with a long history of supporting excellence in its students from all over the country and around the world in grades 9-12.
The mission of The Loomis Chaffee School is to advance the development in spirit, mind and body of boys and girls drawn from diverse cultural and social backgrounds and to inspire in them a commitment to the best self and the common good.
The goal of the school's academic program is the formation of skilled and discerning minds in preparation for higher education and lifelong learning.
Through its courses and community life, Loomis Chaffee also educates its students for service in the nation and in today's global civilization.
In all things, the school aims to be, as its founders intended, "a shrine from which boys and girls shall take the highest inspirations for better and grander lives."

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1874

Student Body

Total Students 650 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 24%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade The Loomis Chaffee School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 160 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 70%
Average Class Size 11 students
Number of AP Courses 38 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Average SAT score 1935
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $39,130
% on Financial Aid 34%
Average Financial Aid Grant $36,000
Acceptance Rate 27%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Erby Mitchell
Admissions Associate Nancy Cleary (Director of FA)

Sports

Total Sports Offered 20 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Water Polo, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
EquestrianField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Nordic SkiingSoccer,
SoftballSquash,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Water PoloWrestling,

School Notes:

The mission of The Loomis Chaffee School is to advance the development in spirit, mind and body of boys and girls drawn from diverse cultural and social backgrounds and to inspire in them a commitment to the best self and the common good. The goal of the school's academic program is the formation of skilled and discerning minds in preparation for higher education and lifelong learning. Through its courses and community life, Loomis Chaffee also educates its students for service in the nation and in today's global civilization. In all things, the school aims to be, as its founders intended, "a shrine from which boys and girls shall take the highest inspirations for better and grander lives."

Profile last updated: 05/06/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Trinity Christian School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Gabriel School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Trinity Christian School (1 miles away)
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