Kent Place School

  • 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.

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School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students618 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
34%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Kent Place School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Summit
    Grades: 7-12 | 308 students
    0.4 miles
    44 Blackburn Road
    Summit, NJ 07901
    (908) 522-8109
    0.4 7-12
    308
  • Basking Ridge
    Grades: K-12 | 1129 students
    12.7 miles
    131 Martinsville Road
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
    (908) 647-6419
    12.7 K-12
    1129
  • Morristown
    Grades: 6-12 | 571 students
    7.1 miles
    70 Whippany Road
    Morristown, NJ 07960
    (973) 539-3032
    7.1 6-12
    571
  • Livingston
    Grades: 6-12 | 599 students
    3.8 miles
    91 South Orange Avenue
    Livingston, NJ 07039
    (973) 992-7000
    3.8 6-12
    599
  • Montclair
    Grades: PK-12 | 1054 students
    10.6 miles
    201 Valley Road
    Montclair, NJ 07042
    (973) 746-9800
    10.6 PK-12
    1054

School Reviews

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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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