Kent School

Po Box 2006 I Macedonia Road,
Kent, CT, 06757-0675
     Tel: (860)927-6111
Grades: 9 - 12 | 570 students
Kent School is a college preparatory school for students in grades 9 - 12, founded in 1906 in the tradition of the Episcopal Church.
Located in northwestern Connecticut, the School is a co-ed boarding and day school with an enrollment of 570 students from across the United States and all over the world.
With its excellent academic programs, enriching offerings in the arts, competitive athletic teams and spirited student body, Kent prepares young people for the most prestigious colleges and universities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1906

Student Body

Total Students 570 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 13%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Kent School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 75 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 82%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 29 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science, AP Economics, AP English Literature, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language, AP French Literature, AP German, AP Latin Virgil, AP Modern European History, AP Physics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art 2D, AP Studio Art 3D, AP Studio Art Drawing, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP U.S. History, 
Average SAT score 66
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(boys coat/tie, girls slacks/blazer or skirt/blouse)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $51,800
Tuition Notes http://www.kent-school.edu/admissions/tuition.cfm
% on Financial Aid 42%
Average Financial Aid Grant $36,700
Acceptance Rate 38%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kathryn F. Sullivan
Admissions Associate Nick Wilbur

Sports

Total Sports Offered 18 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, TennisBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
DanceDiving,
EquestrianField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Mountain BikingSoccer,
SoftballSquash,
SwimmingTennis,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. More than 30 clubs and organizations More than 30 clubs and organizations,

School Notes:

At Kent School our mission is to serve those who strive to grow in knowledge, skill, spirit, and wisdom; to nurture striving where it falters; and to prepare all, in turn, for service to others. In keeping with our Judeo-Christian heritage and affiliation with the Episcopal Church, we center our school life in our Chapel. In so doing, we endeavor to center our own spiritual lives while learning to understand and respect each other's beliefs and differences. Kent seeks to provide us all with a strong, traditional liberal arts curriculum that prepares us for a life of learning and growth, so that over time our informed ideas may enrich and improve our own lives, the lives of our families and communities, and our changing world; an arts program that encourages and supports self-discovery and creative expression in music and the visual arts, in literature and poetry, in theatre and dance; an athletics program that encourages and develops life-long personal fitness and character through a variety of team and individual opportunities, not only for our many champions in competition, but for all; opportunities to serve others in the school community and in the wider world, while learning that service to others is an important and fulfilling response to our world's urgent needs; and a structured environment that challenges us all to cultivate an ordered life, to accept personal responsibility, and to form the values and habits that permit our discovery and ethical pursuit of our own highest purpose.

Profile last updated: 12/10/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Marvelwood School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maplebrook School (6.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Washington Montessori School (8.4 miles away)
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  • KentThe Marvelwood School
    476 Skiff Mountain Rd, PO Box 3001
    KentCT06757
    (860)927-0047
    0 mi | 171 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • South KentSouth Kent School
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    40 Bulls Bridge Road
    South KentCT06785
    (860)927-3539
    All-boys  (Episcopal)
    6.4 mi | 160 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • AmeniaMaplebrook School
    Special Education School
    5142 Route 22
    AmeniaNY12501
    (845)373-8191
    Special Education School
    6.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • New Preston Marble DaleWashington Montessori School
    Montessori School
    240 Litchfield Tpke
    New Preston Marble DaleCT06777
    (860)868-0551
    Montessori School
    8.4 mi | 209 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • MillbrookSt Joseph School
      (Roman Catholic)
    Po Box 587
    MillbrookNY12545
    (845)677-3670
      (Roman Catholic)
    8.9 mi | 126 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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