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Secondary Schools Attended by Country School Alumni

Typically about one third of each graduating class chooses to attend an independent boarding school, one third attends an independent day school, and one third attends a public high school. Our students have been National Honor Society members, class valedictorians, dorm prefects, class presidents, and team captains. Since 2005, Country School alumni have enrolled at the following secondary schools:

Schools Number of Students Attending
Choate Rosemary Hall

The Williams School

Daniel Hand

Hopkins

Xavier

Guilford

Hamden Hall

Lyme/Old Lyme

Mercy

Pomfret

Lyme/Old Lyme

Mercy

Pomfret

Loomis Chaffee

Suffield Academy

Westminster

Kingswood-Oxford

Lauralton Hall

Miss Porter's

Educational Center for the Arts

Fairfield Prep

Haddam-Killingworth

Hotchkiss

Sacred Heart

Branford High School

Taft

Avon Old Farms

Cheshire Academy

Deerfield Academy

Ethel Walker

Kent

Old Saybrook

Valley Regional

Brewster Academy

Burke Mountain

Cardigan Mountain

Cheshire Acadamy

Eaglebrook

Hanover High School (NH)

Milton Academy

Morgan High School

Mount Desert Island (ME)

Phillips Academy Andover

St. Paul's

Brooks School

Columbus Academy

Fenn School

Groton

Green Mountain Valley School

High Mowing

Hilton Head Prep

Kimball Union

Millbrook

Northfield Mount Hermon

Nutmeg Conservatory

Phillips Exeter

Portsmouth Abbey

Salisbury

Sports and Medical Sciences Academy

St. Lukes

Stoneleigh Burnham

Trinity School (VA)

Vermont Academy

Walnut Hill

Westbrook High School

Westover

Williston-Northampton

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Colleges Attended by Country School Alumni

Over the past 10 years, Country School alumni have attended an array of excellent colleges and universities, including:

American University, Amherst, Arizona State, Babson, Barnard, Bates, Bennington, Bentley, Berklee College of Music, Boston College, Boston University, Bowdoin, Brown, Bucknell, Cal Arts, Carnegie Mellon, Champlain, Clark, Clemson, Colby, Colby-Sawyer, Colgate, Colorado College, Columbia, Columbia College Chicago, Connecticut College, Cornell, Dartmouth, Denison, Dickinson, Drew, Elon, Fairfield, Fordham, Franklin and Marshall, George Washington (2), Georgetown, Georgia Tech, Hamilton, Hampshire, Harvard, Haverford, Hofstra, Holy Cross, Johns Hopkins, Lafayette, Lehigh, Loyola Marymount/Los Angeles, Marist, McGill, Miami Ohio, MIT, Muhlenberg, NYU, NC State School of Engineering, Northeastern, Northwestern, The New School, Oberlin, Ole Miss, Pratt, Oxford, Princeton, Providence, Rhode Island School of Design, Rollins, St. Andrews (Scotland), St. Lawrence, St. Michael's, Savannah College of Art and Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Skidmore, Smith, SMU, Stanford, SUNY Purchase, Suffolk, Swarthmore, Texas Christian University, Trinity, Trinity College Dublin, Tulane, UCLA, UC Berkeley, Union, University of Chicago, University of Connecticut, University of Miami, University of Michigan, University of North Carolina, University of Pennsylvania, University of Rhode Island, University of Richmond, University of Rochester, University of Texas, University of Vermont, University of Virginia, University of Wisconsin, Villanova, Washington and Lee, Wellesley, Wesleyan, Wheaton, Yale

Head of School John Fixx blogged about where our students go after graduation and, more to the point, how they do once they get there. Click below to read his spring 2016 blog.


Alumni at some of their high schools

Emily Yue '11 at Deerfield Academy.


Madie Leidt '12 (Taft), Kelsey Hartsoe '11 (Choate), and Anna Esposito '11 Loomis Chaffee) meet up at an all-star softball game.


Katelin Gochberg '12, at Westminster, caught up with Dean of Student Life Beth Coyne during the Connecticut Association of Independent Schools' Diversity Leadership Conference.

Alumni at some of their colleges and universities

Hannah Johnson '08, singing the national anthem with her American University a cappella group at a Washington Nationals game.

A beautiful performance of the national anthem by AU's own Treble In Paradise!

Posted by American University on Friday, August 22, 2014
Ben Dorr at his graduation from Boston College.


Luke Nguyen '11 on the Amherst men's soccer team.

from the Amherst website

Marina Sachs '07 and Ben Ballard '08 helped organize TEDxYouthDay at Connecticut College, and several Country School students participated.

Country School alumni on the Thames River in Oxford, England. Hannah Chappell '07 was at Oxford on a term abroad from Hamilton College and Adam Stahl '03 and Graeme Clements '05 were studying for their Masters Degrees. Marissa Irwin was visiting from London, where she works for BlackRock.

Marian Firke '05 a member of the National Student Advisory Council for the AAUW at Swarthmore.
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