Students, faculty, and alumni gathered on Friday, January 21, for a poetry slam in the SNUG, a lively event hosted by the student multicultural group PRISM.
The Loomis Chaffee Center for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
The Loomis Chaffee Center for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion promotes and fosters an inclusive school community through the celebration of the diversity of its members; a sustained examination of privilege and biases; and the evolution of institutional policies, structures, and practices. This necessary work is guided by respect for the dignity and contribution of each member of the school community and a commitment to the best self in service of the common good.
- 726 total students
- 514 boarding students (71%), 212 day students (29%)
- 355 (48.9%) female; 368 (50.7%) male; 3 (<1%) self-identify
- Students represent through citizenship and/or residency 44 countries and 31 U.S. states
- 238 (33%) students of color*
- Race and ethnicity detail for domestic students*
- 88 (12%) Asian American
- 60 (8%) Black/African American
- 37 (5%) Latinx/Hispanic
- 2 (<1%) Middle Eastern American
- 49 (7%) Multiracial American
- 1 (<1%) Native American
- 1 (<1%) Pacific Islander American
- 321 (44%) White
- 59 (8%) No race/ethnicity data available
- 108 (15%) international students**
*Students are not required to report race and ethnicity data. All data collected is self-reported and for U.S. citizens/permanent residents only. The percentages listed represent the percent of total enrollment, 726.
** International students are non-U.S. citizens. At this time, the school does not collect race or ethnicity data for international students.
Loomis Chaffee welcomed Anthony Abraham Jack, author of The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, to the Island on January 17.
Loomis Chaffee celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 through October 15.