Kents Hill School

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At Kents Hill School we educate our students in mind, body, and spirit in order to prepare them for the challenges and opportunities of higher education; to help them learn to love and respect themselves and their fellow students, and to care for those in less fortunate circumstances; to teach them to be responsible stewards of our natural heritage; and to remind them that one man or woman of principle can always make a difference.
We are committed to providing our students a superb academic preparation for college and a strong grounding in lifelong ethical values.
We are a supportive and friendly school, with a strong and abiding sense of community.
We care deeply about our students as individuals, and we work hard to instill in every student the confidence to become a leader and to fulfill his/her potential.
We believe strongly that "one man or woman of principle can make a difference.".

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported http://www.kentshill.org/Page/Academics/Learning-Skills-Program
Year Founded 1824

Student Body

Total Students 221 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
9%
State avg.: 10%
Students by Grade Kents Hill School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
56%
Average Class Size 9 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Chemistry, English, Environmental Studies, European History, Physics B (1), Physics B (2), Statistics, Studio Art 2D, United States History, US Govt & Politics
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $55,950
Tuition Notes Day Student Rate: $30,500
% on Financial Aid
50%
Average Financial Aid Grant $29,300
Acceptance Rate
83%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Leanne Yeaton Burnham
Admissions Associate Alison Lincoln Rich

Sports

Total Sports Offered 18 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Cycling, Equestrian, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, TennisAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballBowling,
Cross CountryCycling,
EquestrianFencing,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
SnowboardingSoccer,
SoftballTennis,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Amnesty International, Christian Fellowship, Dance Club, Drama/Music Club, Environmental/Green Club, Foodies Club, French Film Club, Gay-Straight Alliance Alliance (GSA), Go Global Club, Jew Crew, Peer Counselors, Proctors, S.H.E./H.E. Women's Empowerment, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Student Marketing Advisory Group, Student Media Team, Student Newspaper, Tour Guides, Yearbook Club Dance Club, Foodies Club, Go Global Club, Jew Crew, Proctors, Tour Guides, Yearbook Club, Amnesty International,
Christian Fellowship,
Drama/Music Club,
Environmental/Green Club,
French Film Club,
Gay-Straight Alliance Alliance (GSA),
Peer Counselors,
S.H.E./H.E. Women's Empowerment,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Council,
Student Marketing Advisory Group,
Student Media Team,
Student Newspaper,
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