South Kent School

40 Bulls Bridge Road
South Kent, CT 06785-0678
Tel: (860)927-3539
Grades: 9-12 | 160 students
South Kent School offers an innovative, project-based program with an emphasis on applied technology, sustainability, environmental studies & experiential learning.
South Kent's flagship program; The Center for Innovation will combine ecological and environmental studies focusing on sustainability and applied technology.
A recently acquired property adjacent to the current SKS campus will serve as a real-time laboratory and provide the site for a project-based curriculum.
Boys will have the opportunity to work on world impacting initiatives in the areas of alternative & renewable energy sources and ecological stewardship.
The Advanced Media Group (AMG) offers boys the opportunity to explore the world of digital entrepreneurship and web-casting.
Outdoor education, community service, and student activities augment academic coursework.
A 5:1 student/teacher ratio; recent enhancements in dormitories the installations of SMARTBOARDS, a newly expanded arts facility; and a strong leadership program enable each student to develop his individual strengths and interests.
South Kent also offers high level athletics for boys who are interested in pursuing goals in particular sports.
Advanced training techniques, outstanding facilities and top level coaching provide the boys with the most optimal environment for success.
Many South Kent graduates have continued to compete at the collegiate level while a select few have continued to play at the professional level.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Episcopal
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Year Founded 1923

Student Body

Total Students 160 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color
40%
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade South Kent School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size 8 students
Number of AP Courses 9 courses
Advanced Courses Calculus, Economics, English Comp & Lit, French, Gov't & Politics, Psychology, Spanish, Statistics, US History
Average SAT score 1850
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Jacket and tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $54,000
Tuition Notes $37325 for day students
% on Financial Aid
65%
Average Financial Aid Grant $15,000
Acceptance Rate
46%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Gonzalo Garcia-Pedroso
Admissions Associate Kathy McCann

Sports

Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, TennisBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
SoccerTennis,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Advanced Media Group, Applied Technologies, Cardinal Underground, Fitness & Training, Martial Arts, Outdoor Leadership, Ski and Snowboarding Martial Arts, Advanced Media Group,
Applied Technologies,
Cardinal Underground,
Fitness & Training,
Outdoor Leadership,
Ski and Snowboarding,

School Notes:

  • South Kent School offers an innovative, project-based program with an emphasis on applied technology, sustainability, environmental studies & experiential learning. South Kent's flagship program; The Center for Innovation will combine ecological and environmental studies focusing on sustainability and applied technology. A recently acquired property adjacent to the current SKS campus will serve as a real-time laboratory and provide the site for a project-based curriculum. Boys will have the opportunity to work on world impacting initiatives in the areas of alternative & renewable energy sources and ecological stewardship. The Advanced Media Group (AMG) offers boys the opportunity to explore the world of digital entrepreneurship and web-casting. Outdoor education, community service, and student activities augment academic coursework. A 5:1 student/teacher ratio; recent enhancements in dormitories the installations of SMARTBOARDS, a newly expanded arts facility; and a strong leadership program enable each student to develop his individual strengths and interests. South Kent also offers high level athletics for boys who are interested in pursuing goals in particular sports. Advanced training techniques, outstanding facilities and top level coaching provide the boys with the most optimal environment for success. Many South Kent graduates have continued to compete at the collegiate level while a select few have continued to play at the professional level.
  • School accreditations: NEASC

Profile last updated: 10/30/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Kent School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Horace Mann School John Dorr Nature Laboratory (8.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Washington Montessori School (9.1 miles away)
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    (Episcopal)
    Grades: 9-12 | 570 students
    6.4 miles
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    Kent, CT 06757
    (860)927-6111
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    570
  • Kent
    Grades: 9-12 | 171 students
    6.4 miles
    476 Skiff Mountain Rd, PO Box 3001
    Kent, CT 06757
    (860)927-0047
    6.49-12
    171
  • New Milford
    Canterbury School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 350 students
    7.2 miles
    101 Aspetuck
    New Milford, CT 06776
    (860)210-3800
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  • Washington Depot
    Grades: 2-12 | 1330 students
    8.1 miles
    Po Box 290
    Washington Depot, CT 06794
    (860)868-2230
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School Reviews

Our sons have thrived academically and socially. A true sense of community and family at this great school. Academics are rigorous and offer the opportune to think "out of the box". Boys definitely learn differently and the single sex environment gives them the opportunity to thrive and be themselves.
- Posted by Parent, 02/14/13

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