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Welcome Home, Future Pelicans!

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Congratulations again on your acceptance to Loomis Chaffee! There is no place better to live, learn, make friends, have fun, explore your interests, discover new passions, and make a positive difference in the world around you. 

This is a place where you can be yourself. We are a community that values individuality and respects the diversity of experiences all our students and faculty bring to the Island. We can’t wait to welcome you to campus in the fall.


Say yes to Loomis!

What's next?

We are so excited to help you get to know Loomis Chaffee and our community better and to show you what life on the Island is all about.

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Register for Pelican Preview Day

You’ve done all the hard work, now let us welcome you to campus and help you envision life as a member of Pelican Nation.

Tuesday, March 26 – Grade 9
Wednesday, March 27 – Grades 11, 12, Postgraduate
Tuesday, April 2 – Grades 9, 10
Friday, April 5 – Grade 9

Register to Attend      View Agenda and FAQs

Meet a Loomis Chaffee Parent

We believe your child will thrive at Loomis Chaffee, but don’t take our word for it.

Meet our Ambassadors

Say “YES” to Loomis by April 10

Access your Admission Portal and complete the Enrollment Intent Form. 

Log in to say yes


5 Reasons to Say “Yes” to Loomis

5. Campus is your Classroom

4. Play as a Pelican 

3. Find your Inner Artist

2. Meet your Lifelong Best Friends

1. Live your best Island Life 

Your journey begins here.

Nathan wrote, performed, and directed a one-man play as a Senior Project. Lillie recruited professional scientists from across the country to speak at special “Evening of Science” programs. Kirsten, first introduced to student government during her first year at Loomis, became Student Council President in her senior year. Cory discovered his outgoing nature and became an influential leader on campus. These are just a few highlights of the unique journeys recent graduates forged while at Loomis.

What will your journey look like?


One of the most important factors in your academic success? Your teachers. 

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At Loomis Chaffee teaching and learning are not transactional. Loomis faculty create exceptional experiences to help students develop their critical thinking, exercise their creativity, and solve problems worth solving.

Meet our Faculty

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It all begins

in the classroom.

Take a deep dive and learn more about our …

The moments in-between are magical.

By the very nature of life on campus, you will spend more time out of the class than in it. Those moments, more than any others, will define your time a Loomis.



Explore our campus.

Take an aerial tour of Loomis Chaffee’s beautiful campus, affectionately referred to as the Island.