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"While most outsiders are quick to mention the horse program as paramount in the Thacher experience I believe that many other aspects of the school deserve high recognition and praise - elements that cannot be quantified or enumerated on a list. Primarily, student - teacher collaboration is held to be of utmost importance at the school. Each student hand picks their advisor for their upcoming academic year. Each student must approach a faculty member to help advise them through their Senior Exhibition project in the senior year, outside of their normal advising. Practically every faculty member lives on the school campus..."-The Thacher School alumni, Class of 2002

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Student Review Index:

School Name Student Review
1. Admiral Farragut Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 1980
Student Review #2 - Class of 1980
2. Andrews Osborne Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 1998
3. Annie Wright Schools Student Review #1 - Class of 2008
Student Review #2 - Class of 2005
Student Review #3 - Class of 2005
Student Review #4 - Class of 1992
4. Army and Navy Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2012
5. Asheville School Student Review #1 - Class of 2006
Student Review #2 - Class of 2006
Student Review #3 - Class of 2005
Student Review #4 - Class of 2000
6. Avon Old Farms School Student Review #1 - Class of 1996
7. Ben Lippen School Student Review #1 - Class of 2010
8. Berkshire School Student Review #1 - Class of 2013
Student Review #2 - Class of 2011
Student Review #3 - Class of 2011
Student Review #4 - Class of 2010
Student Review #5 - Class of 2009
Student Review #6 - Class of 2008
Student Review #7 - Class of 2008
Student Review #8 - Class of 2007
Student Review #9 - Class of 2006
Student Review #10 - Class of 1995
9. Besant Hill School Student Review #1 - Class of 2013
10. Blair Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2000
Student Review #2 - Class of 1999
Student Review #3 - Class of 1984
11. Blue Ridge School Student Review #1 - Class of 2012
Student Review #2 - Class of 2004
12. Brewster Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2011
Student Review #2 - Class of 2007
Student Review #3 - Class of 2006
Student Review #4 - Class of 2002
13. Brooks School Student Review #1 - Class of 2006
Student Review #2 - Class of 2006
Student Review #3 - Class of 2004
Student Review #4 - Class of 2001
Student Review #5 - Class of 2000
14. The Cambridge School of Weston Student Review #1 - Class of 2011
Student Review #2 - Class of 2010
Student Review #3 - Class of 2009
Student Review #4 - Class of 2007
Student Review #5 - Class of 2006
Student Review #6 - Class of 2004
Student Review #7 - Class of 2004
Student Review #8 - Class of 2001
Student Review #9 - Class of 1980
15. Camden Military Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2011
Student Review #2 - Class of 2011
Student Review #3 - Class of 2009
Student Review #4 - Class of 1989
Student Review #5 - Class of 1985
16. Cate School Student Review #1 - Class of 2010
Student Review #2 - Class of 2010
Student Review #3 - Class of 2005
Student Review #4 - Class of 2004
17. Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall Student Review #1 - Class of 2012
Student Review #2 - Class of 2004
18. Chatham Hall Student Review #1 - Class of 2014
Student Review #2 - Class of 2009
Student Review #3 - Class of 2009
Student Review #4 - Class of 2003
19. Cheshire Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2005
Student Review #2 - Class of 1999
20. Choate Rosemary Hall Student Review #1 - Class of 2012
Student Review #2 - Class of 2010
Student Review #3 - Class of 2009
Student Review #4 - Class of 2007
Student Review #5 - Class of 2005
Student Review #6 - Class of 2002
Student Review #7 - Class of 2002
Student Review #8 - Class of 2001
Student Review #9 - Class of 2000
Student Review #10 - Class of 2000
Student Review #11 - Class of 2000
Student Review #12 - Class of 2000
Student Review #13 - Class of 1999
Student Review #14 - Class of 1999
Student Review #15 - Class of 1986
21. Colorado Rocky Mountain School Student Review #1 - Class of 2014
Student Review #2 - Class of 2014
Student Review #3 - Class of 2007
Student Review #4 - Class of 1999
22. Concord Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2011
Student Review #2 - Class of 2008
Student Review #3 - Class of 2008
23. Cranbrook Schools Student Review #1 - Class of 2014
Student Review #2 - Class of 2008
24. Culver Academies Student Review #1 - Class of 2012
Student Review #2 - Class of 2011
Student Review #3 - Class of 2010
Student Review #4 - Class of 2010
Student Review #5 - Class of 2008
Student Review #6 - Class of 2008
Student Review #7 - Class of 2006
Student Review #8 - Class of 2006
Student Review #9 - Class of 2003
Student Review #10 - Class of 2003
Student Review #11 - Class of 2002
Student Review #12 - Class of 2002
Student Review #13 - Class of 1999
Student Review #14 - Class of 1998
Student Review #15 - Class of 1998
25. Darlington School Student Review #1 - Class of 1980
26. Deerfield Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2009
Student Review #2 - Class of 2009
Student Review #3 - Class of 2008
Student Review #4 - Class of 2003
Student Review #5 - Class of 2001
Student Review #6 - Class of 1997
27. Delphian School Student Review #1 - Class of 2010
Student Review #2 - Class of 2009
Student Review #3 - Class of 2007
Student Review #4 - Class of 2005
Student Review #5 - Class of 1996
28. Eagle Hill School Student Review #1 - Class of 2003
29. Emma Willard School Student Review #1 - Class of 2014
Student Review #2 - Class of 2010
Student Review #3 - Class of 2005
Student Review #4 - Class of 2000
Student Review #5 - Class of 2000
Student Review #6 - Class of 2000
30. Episcopal High School Student Review #1 - Class of 2008
Student Review #2 - Class of 2007
Student Review #3 - Class of 2007
Student Review #4 - Class of 2006
Student Review #5 - Class of 2006
Student Review #6 - Class of 2005
Student Review #7 - Class of 2003
Student Review #8 - Class of 2003
Student Review #9 - Class of 2003
31. Foxcroft Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2010
32. Foxcroft School Student Review #1 - Class of 2008
33. Georgetown Preparatory School Student Review #1 - Class of 2008
Student Review #2 - Class of 2007
Student Review #3 - Class of 2004
34. The Governor's Academy
(formerly Governor Dummer Academy)
Student Review #1 - Class of 2007
Student Review #2 - Class of 2006
Student Review #3 - Class of 2005
Student Review #4 - Class of 2003
Student Review #5 - Class of 2003
Student Review #6 - Class of 2003
Student Review #7 - Class of 1992
35. Grier School Student Review #1 - Class of 2012
Student Review #2 - Class of 2007
Student Review #3 - Class of 2005
Student Review #4 - Class of 1999
Student Review #5 - Class of 1980
36. Groton School Student Review #1 - Class of 2012
Student Review #2 - Class of 2011
Student Review #3 - Class of 2010
Student Review #4 - Class of 2009
Student Review #5 - Class of 2008
Student Review #6 - Class of 2007
Student Review #7 - Class of 2006
Student Review #8 - Class of 2006
Student Review #9 - Class of 2006
Student Review #10 - Class of 2002
Student Review #11 - Class of 1993
Student Review #12 - Class of 1988
37. The Gunnery Student Review #1 - Class of 2000
Student Review #2 - Class of 1999
Student Review #3 - Class of 1997
38. Hargrave Military Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2010
39. Hawai'i Preparatory Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2003
Student Review #2 - Class of 1999
Student Review #3 - Class of 1999
Student Review #4 - Class of 1998
Student Review #5 - Class of 1984
40. Hebron Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2009
Student Review #2 - Class of 2007
Student Review #3 - Class of 2003
Student Review #4 - Class of 2000
41. Hill School Student Review #1 - Class of 2002
Student Review #2 - Class of 1995
42. The Hotchkiss School Student Review #1 - Class of 2010
Student Review #2 - Class of 2005
Student Review #3 - Class of 2003
Student Review #4 - Class of 2001
43. Hyde School - Bath, ME Student Review #1 - Class of 2002
Student Review #2 - Class of 2000
Student Review #3 - Class of 1994
44. Idyllwild Arts Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 1997
45. Indian Springs School Student Review #1 - Class of 2014
Student Review #2 - Class of 2005
46. Interlochen Arts Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 1994
47. Kent School Student Review #1 - Class of 2010
Student Review #2 - Class of 2007
Student Review #3 - Class of 2005
48. The King's Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2012
49. Lake Forest Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2003
50. Lawrence Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2004
51. Lawrenceville School Student Review #1 - Class of 2008
52. The Leelanau School Student Review #1 - Class of 2002
Student Review #2 - Class of 2000
Student Review #3 - Class of 1999
Student Review #4 - Class of 1984
Student Review #5 - Class of 1981
Student Review #6 - Class of 1981
Student Review #7 - Class of 1966
53. Linden Hall Student Review #1 - Class of 2014
Student Review #2 - Class of 2009
Student Review #3 - Class of 2005
54. The Loomis Chaffee School Student Review #1 - Class of 2008
Student Review #2 - Class of 2008
Student Review #3 - Class of 2008
Student Review #4 - Class of 2007
Student Review #5 - Class of 2005
Student Review #6 - Class of 2001
Student Review #7 - Class of 2001
Student Review #8 - Class of 2001
55. Maharishi School Student Review #1 - Class of 2004
56. Massanutten Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2001
Student Review #2 - Class of 1980
57. The Masters School Student Review #1 - Class of 2009
Student Review #2 - Class of 2008
Student Review #3 - Class of 2008
Student Review #4 - Class of 2006
Student Review #5 - Class of 2005
Student Review #6 - Class of 2005
Student Review #7 - Class of 2004
Student Review #8 - Class of 2003
58. McCallie School Student Review #1 - Class of 2005
Student Review #2 - Class of 2003
59. Mercersburg Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2013
Student Review #2 - Class of 2011
Student Review #3 - Class of 2011
Student Review #4 - Class of 2011
Student Review #5 - Class of 2008
Student Review #6 - Class of 2006
Student Review #7 - Class of 2001
Student Review #8 - Class of 2000
Student Review #9 - Class of 1999
Student Review #10 - Class of 1982
60. Middlesex School Student Review #1 - Class of 2014
Student Review #2 - Class of 2013
Student Review #3 - Class of 2012
Student Review #4 - Class of 2012
Student Review #5 - Class of 2011
Student Review #6 - Class of 2011
Student Review #7 - Class of 2011
Student Review #8 - Class of 2011
Student Review #9 - Class of 2010
Student Review #10 - Class of 2009
Student Review #11 - Class of 2009
Student Review #12 - Class of 2009
Student Review #13 - Class of 2008
Student Review #14 - Class of 2008
Student Review #15 - Class of 2008
Student Review #16 - Class of 2007
Student Review #17 - Class of 2006
61. Milton Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2006
Student Review #2 - Class of 2003
Student Review #3 - Class of 2000
Student Review #4 - Class of 1999
62. Miss Hall's School Student Review #1 - Class of 2013
Student Review #2 - Class of 2002
63. Miss Porter's School Student Review #1 - Class of 2012
Student Review #2 - Class of 2010
Student Review #3 - Class of 2004
Student Review #4 - Class of 2003
Student Review #5 - Class of 2001
Student Review #6 - Class of 1999
64. Monte Vista Christian School Student Review #1 - Class of 2011
65. New Hampton School Student Review #1 - Class of 2010
Student Review #2 - Class of 2010
Student Review #3 - Class of 2004
66. Northfield Mount Hermon Student Review #1 - Class of 2012
Student Review #2 - Class of 2009
Student Review #3 - Class of 2008
Student Review #4 - Class of 2008
Student Review #5 - Class of 2008
Student Review #6 - Class of 2008
Student Review #7 - Class of 2007
Student Review #8 - Class of 2006
Student Review #9 - Class of 2003
Student Review #10 - Class of 2002
Student Review #11 - Class of 2002
Student Review #12 - Class of 2001
Student Review #13 - Class of 2001
67. Oak Grove School Student Review #1 - Class of 1990
68. Oakdale Christian Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2012
Student Review #2 - Class of 2010
Student Review #3 - Class of 2007
Student Review #4 - Class of 2004
Student Review #5 - Class of 1981
69. Ojai Valley School Student Review #1 - Class of 2011
70. Oldfields School Student Review #1 - Class of 2009
Student Review #2 - Class of 1999
71. Peddie School Student Review #1 - Class of 2012
Student Review #2 - Class of 2008
Student Review #3 - Class of 2008
Student Review #4 - Class of 2007
Student Review #5 - Class of 2007
Student Review #6 - Class of 2006
Student Review #7 - Class of 2006
Student Review #8 - Class of 2006
Student Review #9 - Class of 2003
Student Review #10 - Class of 2002
Student Review #11 - Class of 2001
Student Review #12 - Class of 2000
Student Review #13 - Class of 1998
Student Review #14 - Class of 1997
72. The Perkiomen School Student Review #1 - Class of 2008
73. The Phelps School Student Review #1 - Class of 2000
74. Phillips Academy Andover Student Review #1 - Class of 2013
Student Review #2 - Class of 2009
Student Review #3 - Class of 2009
Student Review #4 - Class of 2008
Student Review #5 - Class of 2002
Student Review #6 - Class of 2002
Student Review #7 - Class of 1998
75. Phillips Exeter Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2010
Student Review #2 - Class of 2007
Student Review #3 - Class of 2006
Student Review #4 - Class of 2006
Student Review #5 - Class of 2006
Student Review #6 - Class of 2006
Student Review #7 - Class of 2003
Student Review #8 - Class of 2003
Student Review #9 - Class of 2003
Student Review #10 - Class of 2002
Student Review #11 - Class of 2001
Student Review #12 - Class of 2001
Student Review #13 - Class of 2001
Student Review #14 - Class of 2000
Student Review #15 - Class of 1999
Student Review #16 - Class of 1999
76. Pickering College Student Review #1 - Class of 2011
77. Pomfret School Student Review #1 - Class of 2010
Student Review #2 - Class of 2009
Student Review #3 - Class of 2007
Student Review #4 - Class of 2006
Student Review #5 - Class of 1982
78. Purnell School Student Review #1 - Class of 2008
79. The Putney School Student Review #1 - Class of 2011
Student Review #2 - Class of 2010
Student Review #3 - Class of 2009
Student Review #4 - Class of 2004
Student Review #5 - Class of 2004
80. Rancho Solano Preparatory School Student Review #1 - Class of 2013
81. Randolph-Macon Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2010
Student Review #2 - Class of 2003
Student Review #3 - Class of 1994
Student Review #4 - Class of 1988
82. St. Andrew's Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2008
83. Saint Andrew's School Student Review #1 - Class of 2005
Student Review #2 - Class of 2004
84. St. Andrew's School, DE Student Review #1 - Class of 2012
Student Review #2 - Class of 2011
Student Review #3 - Class of 2011
Student Review #4 - Class of 2010
Student Review #5 - Class of 2010
Student Review #6 - Class of 2009
Student Review #7 - Class of 2009
Student Review #8 - Class of 2009
Student Review #9 - Class of 2008
Student Review #10 - Class of 2004
Student Review #11 - Class of 2003
Student Review #12 - Class of 2003
85. St. Andrew's-Sewanee School Student Review #1 - Class of 2008
Student Review #2 - Class of 2005
Student Review #3 - Class of 2004
Student Review #4 - Class of 2004
86. St. George's School Student Review #1 - Class of 2006
Student Review #2 - Class of 2001
Student Review #3 - Class of 1999
Student Review #4 - Class of 1998
87. St. Margaret's School Student Review #1 - Class of 2011
Student Review #2 - Class of 2010
Student Review #3 - Class of 2005
Student Review #4 - Class of 2004
88. St. Mark's School Student Review #1 - Class of 2010
Student Review #2 - Class of 2009
Student Review #3 - Class of 2007
Student Review #4 - Class of 2004
Student Review #5 - Class of 2002
Student Review #6 - Class of 1999
89. St. Paul's School Student Review #1 - Class of 2003
Student Review #2 - Class of 2002
Student Review #3 - Class of 2002
Student Review #4 - Class of 2002
Student Review #5 - Class of 2002
90. Salem Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2005
Student Review #2 - Class of 1997
Student Review #3 - Class of 1994
91. Salisbury School Student Review #1 - Class of 2009
92. Shattuck-St. Mary's School Student Review #1 - Class of 2004
Student Review #2 - Class of 2004
Student Review #3 - Class of 1980
93. Shawnigan Lake School Student Review #1 - Class of 1999
94. South Kent School Student Review #1 - Class of 2003
95. Stanstead College Student Review #1 - Class of 1998
96. Stevenson School Student Review #1 - Class of 2013
Student Review #2 - Class of 2010
Student Review #3 - Class of 2007
Student Review #4 - Class of 2006
Student Review #5 - Class of 2005
Student Review #6 - Class of 2004
Student Review #7 - Class of 2000
Student Review #8 - Class of 2000
97. Stoneleigh-Burnham School Student Review #1 - Class of 2014
Student Review #2 - Class of 2013
Student Review #3 - Class of 2004
Student Review #4 - Class of 1992
Student Review #5 - Class of 1989
98. The Stony Brook School Student Review #1 - Class of 2006
Student Review #2 - Class of 2006
Student Review #3 - Class of 2006
Student Review #4 - Class of 2006
Student Review #5 - Class of 2001
99. Stuart Hall School Student Review #1 - Class of 2014
Student Review #2 - Class of 1998
100. Subiaco Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2008
101. Suffield Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2011
Student Review #2 - Class of 2004
Student Review #3 - Class of 2003
102. Tabor Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2009
Student Review #2 - Class of 2000
Student Review #3 - Class of 1998
Student Review #4 - Class of 1998
Student Review #5 - Class of 1997
103. Tallulah Falls School Student Review #1 - Class of 2005
Student Review #2 - Class of 2004
104. The Thacher School Student Review #1 - Class of 2013
Student Review #2 - Class of 2012
Student Review #3 - Class of 2011
Student Review #4 - Class of 2010
Student Review #5 - Class of 2010
Student Review #6 - Class of 2010
Student Review #7 - Class of 2010
Student Review #8 - Class of 2008
Student Review #9 - Class of 2008
Student Review #10 - Class of 2008
Student Review #11 - Class of 2006
Student Review #12 - Class of 2004
Student Review #13 - Class of 2004
Student Review #14 - Class of 2004
Student Review #15 - Class of 2004
Student Review #16 - Class of 2003
Student Review #17 - Class of 2003
Student Review #18 - Class of 2002
105. Thomas Jefferson School Student Review #1 - Class of 2004
Student Review #2 - Class of 2001
106. Tilton School Student Review #1 - Class of 2001
107. Valley Forge Military Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 1991
108. Verde Valley School Student Review #1 - Class of 2007
Student Review #2 - Class of 2005
Student Review #3 - Class of 2002
Student Review #4 - Class of 2000
Student Review #5 - Class of 1996
Student Review #6 - Class of 1993
Student Review #7 - Class of 1989
Student Review #8 - Class of 1980
109. Wasatch Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2012
Student Review #2 - Class of 2011
Student Review #3 - Class of 2004
Student Review #4 - Class of 1991
110. Wayland Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2010
Student Review #2 - Class of 2009
Student Review #3 - Class of 2008
111. The Webb School Student Review #1 - Class of 2011
Student Review #2 - Class of 2011
Student Review #3 - Class of 2011
Student Review #4 - Class of 2011
Student Review #5 - Class of 2010
Student Review #6 - Class of 2007
Student Review #7 - Class of 1996
Student Review #8 - Class of 1988
Student Review #9 - Class of 1980
112. The Webb Schools Student Review #1 - Class of 2013
Student Review #2 - Class of 2012
Student Review #3 - Class of 2012
Student Review #4 - Class of 2011
Student Review #5 - Class of 2011
Student Review #6 - Class of 2010
Student Review #7 - Class of 2010
Student Review #8 - Class of 2009
Student Review #9 - Class of 2008
Student Review #10 - Class of 2008
Student Review #11 - Class of 2007
Student Review #12 - Class of 2006
Student Review #13 - Class of 2006
Student Review #14 - Class of 2006
Student Review #15 - Class of 2004
Student Review #16 - Class of 2002
Student Review #17 - Class of 1998
113. West Nottingham Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2014
Student Review #2 - Class of 2014
Student Review #3 - Class of 2014
Student Review #4 - Class of 2014
Student Review #5 - Class of 2005
Student Review #6 - Class of 1985
114. Western Mennonite School Student Review #1 - Class of 2010
Student Review #2 - Class of 1999
115. Western Reserve Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2010
Student Review #2 - Class of 2005
Student Review #3 - Class of 2002
116. Westminster School Student Review #1 - Class of 2011
Student Review #2 - Class of 2009
Student Review #3 - Class of 2007
Student Review #4 - Class of 2007
Student Review #5 - Class of 2005
Student Review #6 - Class of 2004
117. Westover School Student Review #1 - Class of 2013
Student Review #2 - Class of 2013
Student Review #3 - Class of 2007
Student Review #4 - Class of 2006
Student Review #5 - Class of 2006
Student Review #6 - Class of 2006
Student Review #7 - Class of 2006
Student Review #8 - Class of 2005
Student Review #9 - Class of 2001
118. Westtown School Student Review #1 - Class of 2013
Student Review #2 - Class of 2012
Student Review #3 - Class of 2011
Student Review #4 - Class of 2011
Student Review #5 - Class of 2011
Student Review #6 - Class of 2011
Student Review #7 - Class of 2011
Student Review #8 - Class of 2011
Student Review #9 - Class of 2007
Student Review #10 - Class of 2007
Student Review #11 - Class of 2006
Student Review #12 - Class of 2004
Student Review #13 - Class of 2002
Student Review #14 - Class of 2002
Student Review #15 - Class of 2002
Student Review #16 - Class of 2002
Student Review #17 - Class of 2001
Student Review #18 - Class of 1997
Student Review #19 - Class of 1996
Student Review #20 - Class of 1980
Student Review #21 - Class of 1980
119. The White Mountain School Student Review #1 - Class of 2012
Student Review #2 - Class of 2012
Student Review #3 - Class of 2008
Student Review #4 - Class of 2008
Student Review #5 - Class of 2008
120. Wilbraham & Monson Academy Student Review #1 - Class of 2014
Student Review #2 - Class of 2013
Student Review #3 - Class of 2009
Student Review #4 - Class of 2006
Student Review #5 - Class of 2004
Student Review #6 - Class of 2001
Student Review #7 - Class of 1999
Student Review #8 - Class of 1998
121. The Williston Northampton School Student Review #1 - Class of 2011
Student Review #2 - Class of 2010
Student Review #3 - Class of 2010
Student Review #4 - Class of 2010
Student Review #5 - Class of 2010
Student Review #6 - Class of 2009
Student Review #7 - Class of 2009
Student Review #8 - Class of 2009
Student Review #9 - Class of 2009
Student Review #10 - Class of 2009
Student Review #11 - Class of 2009
Student Review #12 - Class of 2008
Student Review #13 - Class of 2008
Student Review #14 - Class of 2007
Student Review #15 - Class of 2003
Student Review #16 - Class of 2002
Student Review #17 - Class of 2001
Student Review #18 - Class of 2001
Student Review #19 - Class of 1999
Student Review #20 - Class of 1999
122. Woodberry Forest School Student Review #1 - Class of 2000
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