Kent Place School

42 Norwood Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901-0790
     Tel: (908)273-0900
Grades: PK - 12 | 633 students
Kent Place is an independent, nonsectarian, college-preparatory day school which, for over 100 years, has provided a superior education for young women who demonstrate strong scholastic and creative ability.
Our mission is to offer students of diverse backgrounds, in nursery school through grade twelve, an academically rigorous curriculum in a caring atmosphere; to encourage them to contribute to and find success in this challenging program; to inspire young women to leadership; and to strengthen moral awareness.
Committed to a liberal arts education that combines tradition and innovation, Kent Place provides the stimulus for each student to achieve her full academic, physical, and creative potential; to love learning; to gain confidence; to live responsibly; to develop respect for herself and others in the global community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Coalition of Girls
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 633 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 21%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Kent Place School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 72 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oratory Preparatory School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Summit Jewish Comm Center N School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Summit Jewish Comm Center N School (0.1 miles away)
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  • SummitSummit Jewish Comm Center N School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    67 Kent Place Boulevard
    SummitNJ 07901
    (908)277-3919
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    0.1 mi | 80 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • SummitCornerstone School Of Summit
    Daycare / Preschool
    561 Springfield Ave
    SummitNJ 07901
    (908)277-4400
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.3 mi | 94 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • SummitOratory Preparatory School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1 Beverly Rd
    SummitNJ 07901
    (908)273-1084
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.4 mi | 278 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • SummitAmerican Boys Preparatory Academy
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    PO Box 532
    SummitNJ 07902
    (908)516-4231
    Alternative School  (Non-sectarian)
    0.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SummitSt. Teresa Early Childhood Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Roman Catholic)
    306 Morris Avenue
    SummitNJ 07901
    (908)277-6043
    Daycare / Preschool  (Roman Catholic)
    0.4 mi | 170 students | Gr. PK-K                      

School Reviews

Recommended
1 year ago
i attend kent place and just to say youll have the time of you life there is a dress code but it has choices of colored shirts and skirts as for high school there are no dress uniforms. Kent Place is a very fun yet educational. I highly reccomend it.
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