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The Loomis Chaffee School

4 Batchelder Rd, Windsor, CT 06095
(860) 687-6000

(out of 10)

Private Grades 9-12 683 students Unknown students/teacher

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About this school

The Loomis Chaffee School is a private high school in Windsor. 683 children attend The Loomis Chaffee School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. Windsor High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Orchestra
  • Photography
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Arabic
  • Cantonese
  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish


  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bicycling
  • Cross country
  • Fencing
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • P.E. classes
  • Rock climbing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Wrestling
  • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 93% %
Black, non-Hispanic 5% %
Hispanic 2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Multiracial 0% %
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 months ago)

    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.

  • (11 months ago)

    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.

  • (3 years ago)

    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.

  • (4 years ago)

    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.

  • (6 years ago)

    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.

  • (7 years ago)

    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.

  • (7 years ago)

    Loomis is the greatest School ever

  • (8 years ago)

    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.

  • (8 years ago)

    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

  • (9 years ago)

    I am the mother of a sophomore at the Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor CT. This is an extremely impressive school. The education here is comparable to college level. It is exclusive and for the very affluent. However scholarships are abundant. The quality of this education is dramatically better than any public school. This is a typical New England boarding school with three quarters of the students boarding and the remainder are day students. Come see this school. I am qualified to evaluate as I have been a teacher in public parochial and private schools for over 20 years.

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