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Lets play the prep school ranking game!(plus/minus)

browneyedgirl8browneyedgirl8 Posts: 117Registered User Junior Member
edited April 2013 in Prep School Cafe
So I saw this in another post for colleges, and I thought it might be fun... Changed it from colleges to prep schools. As to not cause cause trouble as to what schools to have on the list, I added all schools with less than 40% admission rate from boardingschoolreview.com(a little outdated, but still about right) This is of BOARDING SCHOOLs, not day schools. Also, not military or single-sex schools are on here either.

If you're not familiar with a plus/minus ranking game, here are the rules:

1) You may play once a day (called a 'turn')

2) Each turn, you may add a point to one school, and subtract a point from another. State your changes at the end of the post, and make the change to the actual numbers beside the colleges. Obviously, you should copy and paste the post before you instead of rewriting the entire list.

3) Once a college reaches '0', it is removed from play and given a ranking (ex. 'Peddie is the 23rd ranked boarding school on College Confidential.').

4) When all but one are eliminated, the remaining boarding school is named the winner.

So, do you want to find out where your favorite prep schools stand? YOU decide their fate. Once all the boarding schools have been ranked, I'll post a final list of the rankings.

A little additional info: The prep schools present on the list are those with a less than 40% admission rate and more than 300 students. Yes, I know these rankings aren't necessarily accurate, but I needed a cut-off point (the game wouldn't be any fun if there were too many on the list). If your favorite boarding school isn't included, sorry. I can't please everyone. The single addition and subtraction rule is subject to change, though. Eventually, a few schools will share hundreds of points, and it'll be beneficial to allow posters to subtract two points while only adding one.

I'll start:

Andover-5
Berkshire-5
Blair-5
Brooks-5
Canterbury-5
Cate-5
Choate Rosemary Hall-5
Concord-5
Deerfield-5
Exeter-5
Foxcroft-5
Governor's-5
Groton-5
Hill-5
Hotchkiss-5
Lawrenceville-4
Loomis-5
Mercersburg-5
Middlesex-5
Milton-5
Peddie-5
SPS-6
Suffield-5
Taft-5

+1 SPS, -1 Lawrenceville
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Replies to: Lets play the prep school ranking game!(plus/minus)

  • browneyedgirl8browneyedgirl8 Posts: 117Registered User Junior Member
    If I forgot a school or two...sorry.
  • bender12bender12 Posts: 63Registered User Junior Member
    Andover-5
    Berkshire-5
    Blair-5
    Brooks-5
    Canterbury-5
    Cate-5
    Choate Rosemary Hall-5
    Concord-5
    Deerfield-6
    Exeter-5
    Foxcroft-4
    Governor's-5
    Groton-5
    Hill-5
    Hotchkiss-5
    Lawrenceville-4
    Loomis-5
    Mercersburg-5
    Middlesex-5
    Milton-5
    Peddie-5
    SPS-6
    Suffield-5
    Taft-5

    +1 DA, -1 Fox Croft
  • pittsburgherpittsburgher Posts: 310Registered User Junior Member
    Andover-5
    Berkshire-5
    Blair-5
    Brooks-5
    Canterbury-5
    Cate-5
    Choate Rosemary Hall-5
    Concord-5
    Deerfield-6
    Exeter-6
    Foxcroft-4
    Governor's-5
    Groton-5
    Hill-5
    Hotchkiss-5
    Lawrenceville-4
    Loomis-5
    Mercersburg-4
    Middlesex-5
    Milton-5
    Peddie-5
    SPS-6
    Suffield-5
    Taft-5

    +1 Exeter, -1 Mercersburg
  • browneyedgirl8browneyedgirl8 Posts: 117Registered User Junior Member
    Deerfield-6
    Exeter-6
    SPS-6
    Andover-5
    Berkshire-5
    Blair-5
    Brooks-5
    Canterbury-5
    Cate-5
    Choate Rosemary Hall-5
    Concord-5
    Governor's-5
    Groton-5
    Hill-5
    Hotchkiss-5
    Loomis-5
    Middlesex-5
    Milton-5
    Peddie-5
    Suffield-5
    Taft-5
    Foxcroft-4
    Lawrenceville-4
    Mercersburg-4
  • browneyedgirl8browneyedgirl8 Posts: 117Registered User Junior Member
    Put in order of points, and alphabetical within points.
  • 2010 hopeful2010 hopeful Posts: 2,040Registered User Senior Member
    Choate Rosemary Hall-6
    Deerfield-6
    Exeter-6
    SPS-6
    Andover-5
    Berkshire-5
    Blair-5
    Brooks-5
    Canterbury-5
    Cate-5
    Concord-5
    Governor's-5
    Groton-5
    Hill-5
    Hotchkiss-5
    Loomis-5
    Milton-5
    Peddie-5
    Suffield-5
    Taft-5
    Foxcroft-4
    Lawrenceville-4
    Mercersburg-4
    Middlesex-4

    Choate +1
    Middlesex -1
  • fun is funfun is fun Posts: 1,035Registered User Senior Member
    Foxcroft is a single sex school.
  • rebelangelrebelangel Posts: 163Registered User Junior Member
    Retch. Retch. And more retch.
  • browneyedgirl8browneyedgirl8 Posts: 117Registered User Junior Member
    whoops. didn't know that fun is fun....

    Choate Rosemary Hall-6
    Deerfield-6
    Exeter-6
    SPS-6
    Andover-5
    Berkshire-5
    Blair-5
    Brooks-5
    Canterbury-5
    Cate-5
    Concord-5
    Governor's-5
    Groton-5
    Hill-5
    Hotchkiss-5
    Loomis-5
    Milton-5
    Peddie-5
    Suffield-5
    Taft-5
    Lawrenceville-4
    Mercersburg-4
    Middlesex-4

    and what rebelangel?
  • sabretoothttsabretoothtt Posts: 38Registered User Junior Member
    Exeter-7
    Choate Rosemary Hall-6
    Deerfield-6
    SPS-6
    Andover-5
    Berkshire-5
    Blair-5
    Brooks-5
    Canterbury-5
    Cate-5
    Concord-5
    Governor's-5
    Groton-5
    Hill-5
    Hotchkiss-5
    Loomis-5
    Milton-5
    Suffield-5
    Taft-5
    Lawrenceville-4
    Mercersburg-4
    Middlesex-4
    Peddie-4

    Exeter +1
    Peddie -1
  • handanhandan Posts: 26Registered User New Member
    Exeter-8
    Deerfield-6
    SPS-6
    Andover-5
    Berkshire-5
    Blair-5
    Brooks-5
    Canterbury-5
    Cate-5
    Choate Rosemary Hall-5
    Concord-5
    Governor's-5
    Groton-5
    Hill-5
    Hotchkiss-5
    Loomis-5
    Milton-5
    Suffield-5
    Taft-5
    Lawrenceville-4
    Mercersburg-4
    Middlesex-4
    Peddie-4

    Exeter +1
    Choate Rosemary Hall -1
  • GeducationGeducation Posts: 17Registered User New Member
    Exeter-7
    Choate Rosemary Hall-6
    Deerfield-6
    SPS-6
    Berkshire-5
    Blair-5
    Brooks-5
    Canterbury-5
    Cate-5
    Concord-5
    Governor's-5
    Groton-5
    Hill-5
    Hotchkiss-5
    Loomis-5
    Milton-5
    Suffield-5
    Taft-5
    Lawrenceville-5
    Andover-4
    Mercersburg-4
    Middlesex-4
    Peddie-4

    Lawrenceville +1
    Andover -1
  • EhphantEhphant Posts: 313Registered User Member
    Choate Rosemary Hall-7
    Deerfield-7
    Exeter-7
    SPS-6
    Berkshire-5
    Blair-5
    Brooks-5
    Canterbury-5
    Cate-5
    Concord-5
    Governor's-5
    Groton-5
    Hill-5
    Hotchkiss-5
    Loomis-5
    Suffield-5
    Taft-5
    Lawrenceville-5
    Andover-4
    Mercersburg-4
    Middlesex-4
    Milton-4
    Peddie-4

    Deerfield +1
    Milton -1
  • unique6unique6 Posts: 145Registered User Junior Member
    Choate Rosemary Hall-7
    Deerfield-7
    Exeter-7
    SPS-6
    Berkshire-5
    Blair-5
    Brooks-5
    Andover-5
    Canterbury-5
    Cate-5
    Concord-5
    Governor's-5
    Groton-5
    Hill-5
    Loomis-5
    Suffield-5
    Taft-5
    Lawrenceville-5
    Hotchkiss-4
    Mercersburg-4
    Middlesex-4
    Milton-4
    Peddie-4

    Andover +1
    Hotchkiss -1
  • muzfunmuzfun Posts: 13Registered User New Member
    Choate Rosemary Hall-7
    Deerfield-7
    Exeter-7
    SPS-6
    Andover-5
    Berkshire-5
    Blair-5
    Brooks-5
    Canterbury-5
    Cate-5
    Concord-5
    Governor's-5
    Groton-5
    Hill-5
    Hotchkiss-5
    Loomis-5
    Suffield-5
    Lawrenceville-5
    Mercersburg-4
    Middlesex-4
    Milton-4
    Peddie-4
    Taft-4

    Andover +1
    Taft -1
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