Loomis Chaffee strives 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 academic program forms skilled and discerning minds in preparation for higher education and lifelong learning. Loomis Chaffee educates its students for service in our emerging global civilization. Students enjoy a 4:1 boarding student/resident teacher ratio; a student center; a visual arts center; a athletic facility; a new center for science & mathematics; and a new music center, opened in 2009.
The Loomis Chaffee School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

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A Matriculation
A Academics
A+ Extracurricular activities
A- Community
A Reviews
A- Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Boarding Tuition: $68,420
Day S. Tuition: $46,280
# of Students: 741
Boarding Rate: 70%
Teacher:Student: 1:4%
International Student: 14%
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: $291,903/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 75%
SAT: 1366/1600
IB: No

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Cross Country
Field Hockey
American Football
Ice Hockey
Cross Country
Field Hockey
American Football
Ice Hockey
Track and Field
Water Polo
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 76)
Chemistry Club
CS@LC (computer science)
HOSA: Future Health Professionals
Latin Club
Physics and Astronomy Club
Prose & Poetry
SPARKS (Students Providing Awareness and Reach of Knowledge in STEM)
A Cappelicans
Art Club
Chemistry Club
CS@LC (computer science)
HOSA: Future Health Professionals
Latin Club
Physics and Astronomy Club
Prose & Poetry
SPARKS (Students Providing Awareness and Reach of Knowledge in STEM)
A Cappelicans
Art Club
LC Music Productions
LC Step Team
LC Studios (digital media)
Musical Revue
Sketch Club (drawing)
Symphonicans (instrumental)
Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital Club
LC Finance Club
LC Product Design
The ESG Investment Club
Brave Space (affinity group for students who identify as LGBTQIA)
Brothers in Unity (affinity group for students who identify as Black males)
Christian Fellowship
Daughters of Artemis (young women’s affinity group)
Jewish Student Union
Korean Club
Middle Eastern Society
Muslim Student Union
MultiX (affinity group for students who are biracial or identify with two or more race/ethnicity ide
Pa'lante (affinity group for Hispanic students)
Pan Asian Student Alliance (PASA)
PRISM (People Rising in Support of Multiculturalism)
Sister Circle (affinity group for students who identify as Black females)
South East Asians at Loomis (SEAL)
Spectrum (Gender-Sexuality Alliance)
LC Food Sustainability Club
Loomis Chaffee Animal Conservation Society (LCACS)
Loomis Chaffee Climate Action
Project Green (Environmental Sustainability Club)
Cardio Fitness Club
Chaffee Leadership Institute Positivity Project
Community Wellness Club
Cool 2 Be Kind
Darwin Club (outdoors)
Mental Health Matters
Whiffle Ball Club
Debate Society
LC Young Democrats
LC Young Republicans/LC Young Conservatives
Model U.N.
Shultz Fellows (bi-partisan group that meets regularly to discuss politics and current events)
Confluence (yearbook)
LC Radio
MedEd (online publication focusing on public health and medicine)
STEM Magazine Club — Cosmos
The Hourglass (online magazine focusing on global issues)
The Log (newspaper)
The Loom (literary journal)
Be Homeful (homelessness awareness and philanthropy)
Big Brothers
Connecticut Children’s (supporting Connecticut Children’s Medical Center)
Pelican Service Organization (PSO)
Red Cross Club
Water Warriors
Chess Club
Fashion Club
Loomis Chaffee American Sign Language Club
Loomis Chaffee Go Club
Moving Pictures Club
Pancake Society
Poker Club
Student Productions
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Digital Art
Graphic Design
Digital Art
Graphic Design
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1874
Campus Size: 300 acres
Boarding Rate: 70%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/16
Interview: On Campus
Other Accepted Scores: ISEE
School Code:
TOEFL: 8137
SSAT: 4672



Brief Reviews

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4.8/ 5

Detailed Reviews

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5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
4.5 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
4.0 / 5 Transportation


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The Loomis Chaffee School is Co-ed private boarding school located in Connecticut, US. It was founded 1874 , and currently has about 741 students, 14.00% of whom are international students.

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The Loomis Chaffee School also have 75% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
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In 2021, some students attended Princeton University, Columbia University, Harvard College, Yale University and Williams College.
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Similar to most private schools in the US, The Loomis Chaffee School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
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The total fee for The Loomis Chaffee School in 2024 is $71,110 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

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