Kent Place School

42 Norwood Avenue,
Summit, NJ, 07901-0790
Tel: (908)273-0900
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 Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 633 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 21%
State avg.: 29%
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 (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Summit Jewish Comm Center N School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Summit Jewish Comm Center N School (0.2 miles away)
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  • Summit Summit Jewish Comm Center N School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    67 Kent Place Boulevard
    Summit , NJ , 07901
    (908)277-3919
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    0.2  mi  |  80  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Summit
    Oratory Preparatory School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    1 Beverly Rd
    Summit , NJ , 07901
    (908)273-1084
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.3  mi  |  251  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Summit
    American Boys Preparatory Academy
    Alternative School
    PO Box 532
    Summit , NJ , 07902
    (908)516-4231
    Alternative School
    0.4  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Summit
    St. Teresa Early Childhood Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Roman Catholic)
    306 Morris Avenue
    Summit , NJ , 07901
    (908)277-6043
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Roman Catholic)
    0.4  mi  |  31  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Summit
    Cpc Weekday Nursery School & Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    70 Maple St
    Summit , NJ , 07901
    (908)273-0484
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Presbyterian)
    0.5  mi  |  183  students  |  Gr.  K

School Reviews

  • Recommended June 01, 2012 - 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. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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