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Address: 60 Main St., Farmington, CT

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I am an alum, I am biased

It is the most beautiful school in the country. Farmington is known as the Town of Beautiful Homes, and most of those are actually owned by the school. If you want to see what a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
Celeste C
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Annapolis, Maryland
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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

It is the most beautiful school in the country. Farmington is known as the Town of Beautiful Homes, and most of those are actually owned by the school. If you want to see what a great boarding school SHOULD be, if nothing else, just drive down Main Street and ogle the architecture.

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Every year during the fall my husband and I always make sure to take a walk through miss porters the buildings there are in amazing condition for the year they were built. Everything is in such a nice area there are plenty of sidewalks and back streets to walk down it is a great place to go and learn some... More 

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

While spending a day out with my sister in law, we decided to drive to Farmington to walk the campus> School was about to start for the year and I could sense the new students .arriving. We overheard some of the "older girls" talking about their excitement in helping to orient the new students. We had a nice walk and... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

We randomly stayed in Farmington on our trip to Connecticut. Looking to see what was close to our hotel, I was Interested in the scool. We took a quick drive over and walked around campus. The main building is the historic gem. There are newer educational buildings. Several mansion across the street serve as dorms. What a great opportunity for... More 

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Farmington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

this is a beautiful walking tour..porters is in the area of historic Farmington.during school opening..please be careful with pics..security is high and many families donot appreciate picture taking when students changing school buildings etc. please ask permission to take photos even if on sidewalk.fall is charming..just have consideration for the privacy of the students and enjoy the walk.

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Bristol, Connecticut
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2013

I drive by Miss Porter's School every day on my way to work. I Know people who have children enrolled there. The school has an excellent reputation and has many sporting activities for the girls.

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Thank Tootabelle
naugatuck,ct
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99 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2012

My grandaughter goes to Miss Porters and I think they offer the best for young girls educations. The young ladies are always at their best and its represents what the school is doing.

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Thank keoke1946
Bristol, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2012

If you have a daughter ready for prep school, this should be on your short list of place to send her for an outstanding education experience.

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Thank Tim M
Bristol, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2012

I know a friend who was lucky enought to be a house mother at Miss Porters school. And all I've heard is how amazing the school is to their girls and to their employees. It's second hand Information but I woulod say its a top notch place.

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Thank mousejunkiemillers
West Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2012

The campus is smack in the middle of a stunningly charming old New England village.

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