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Windsor, Connecticut, USA
Co-Ed, No Religious Affiliation
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.
4 Batchelder RoadWindsor, Connecticut, USA
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Summary: A Loomis education is built on the pillars of excellence and opportunity. We provide a rigorous academic environment where excellence is both modeled and expected, and we offer abundant opportunities for our students to nurture their intellectual curiosity.Students can choose from more than 250 courses, including almost 60 on the AP and advanced level, and take advantage of experiential learning programs through independent study (ISP), co-curricular projects, off-campus study, and international travel. The Office of Experiential Learning helps students identify programs right for them. And if a student's passion lies with global or environmental studies, our Global & Environmental Studies Certificate program is perfect choice.The breadth and depth of the Loomis curriculum and our innovative faculty prepare students well for college and beyond while inspiring them to push the limits of their perceived abilities.
Average Class Size: 12
Full Time Teachers: 160
Teachers Holding Advanced Degrees: 63.00%
Student/Teacher Ratio: 5/1
Summer Programs Offered: Offered
Academic Schedule: Trimester
Saturday Classes: Some
Number of AP Courses Offered: 19
Department Director: Mary Liscinsky
Number of Dorms: 12
Average Students Per Dorm: 40
No. of Girls Dorms: 6
No. of Boys Dorms: 6
Dress Code: Casual
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Summary: Loomis Chaffee students in dance, theater, music, and visual arts, have many opportunities to develop the creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration skills necessary for both academic and personal success. Loomis' wide-ranging curriculum is taught by instructors who are accomplished artists, musicians, and performers in their own right, as well as committed professional educators. The Hubbard Music Center, the Norris Ely Orchard Theater, and the Richmond Art Center feature purpose-built performance and exhibition spaces that enhance students' learning experiences, and provide enjoyment for the entire community. Jennifer McCandless leads the Visual Arts Department, Sue Chrzanowski leads the Music Department, and Candice Chigotis leads the Theater/Dance Department. Loomis Chaffee offers athletic opportunities and activities that appeal to all interested. Each term, students choose from physical education courses, intramural sports, and interscholastic teams. Program features include: 60 interscholastic varsity, junior varsity and thirds teams; 26 intramural offerings; daytime classes in fitness and wellness, tennis and squash, weight training, core strength, aerobic conditioning and lifeguard training, along with a full dance program. Bob Howe is the Athletic Director. For more information about these programs please visit www.loomischaffee.org
Athletics Department Director: Robertson Howe
Notable Achievements: 30 Founders League championships in past 5 years
Department Director: Amy Thompson
Percentage of Graduates Who Attend College: 100.00%
Middle Percentile of SAT Scores
George P. Shultz (Class of 1938) U.S. Secretary of State
Henry R. Kravis (Class of 1963) Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.founding partner
Jason Wu (Class of 2001) Fashion Designer
Gretchen Ulion (Class of 1990) Olympic Gold Medalist
Arthur O. Sulzberger (Class of 1945) Chairman/Publisher The New York Times
Pauline Chen M.D. (Class of 1982) Transplant Surgeon and Author - Final Exam:A Surgeon's Reflections on Mortality
Frank Bruni (Class of 1982) Author and Columnist, The New York Times & The New York Times Magazine
Summary: WHY settle foran ordinarysummer ...insist on anextraordinary summer! The Loomis Chaffee Summer Program is divided into an upper school program for students entering grades 10-12 and a middle school program for students entering grades 7-9. Your individually designed course schedule will include one major, one writing, and one minor course. A five-week immersion geometry course is also available for qualified students as are SSAT and SAT preparatory courses.Build a robot, learn Chinese, throw apot, write a poem, conquer geometry,dance, play squash, make new friends—join the fun at the Loomis ChaffeeSummer Program!Explore both familiar and new subjects in an atmosphere that inspires academic engagement,enrichment, and growth. You willlearn alongside peers from around the world in small, experientialclassrooms. Our talented andcaring faculty—experts in their respective disciplines—offer a broad curriculum that includes writing,science, robotics, visual arts, history,mathematics, and languages. Outside of the classrooms, you will participate in daily recreational activities and enjoy weekend excursions to nearby destinations including Boston, New York City, Mystic Seaport, and the Rhode Island Shore. New ideas, new skills, new places, new passions, and new friends await you.
Department Director: Jeffrey Scanlon
June 29, 2015 to August 01, 2015
WHERE THE WONDERS OF SUMMER MEET THE JOYS OF LEARNING
Registration Deadline: June 01, 2015
Financial Aid Available: Yes
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