Since 1824, Kents Hill has been dedicated to providing transformative experiences rooted in the power of community, character, and core values.
Located on a beautiful 400-acre campus in picturesque Maine, Kents Hill School is an intentionally small boarding and day school serving grades 9-12 and Post-Graduate attracting 200 students from 25 states and 20 countries.
Through a broad curriculum of academics, arts, athletics, and leadership development, our students make our school - and the world - a better place.
Our college preparatory program focuses on the individual and supporting young people in reaching their fullest potential. Illustrative of this commitment is our robust Academic Support Program, where teachers trained in academic coaching deliver personal, empathetic, and innovative learning experiences.
At Kents Hill, a student's success is not measured solely by test scores or college acceptances, but by the relationships that they build and the opportunities that they have to experience, develop, and live by a set of core values.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked ME School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 194 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $63,250
  • Acceptance rate: 43%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling

Top Rankings

Kents Hill School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Maine for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Executive Function, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Processing, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, and more.
Year Founded
1824

Student Body

Total Students
194 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 13%
Students by Grade
Kents Hill School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
10 students
Number of AP Courses
19 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Art History, Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, Chemistry, English, Environmental Studies, European History, Physics B (1), Physics B (2), Statistics, Studio Art, United States History, US Govt & Politics
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Jan. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Day Student $33,250
% on Financial Aid
55%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$30,000
Acceptance Rate
43%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Alison Lincoln-Rich
Admissions Associate
Rebecca Reynolds
Endowment Size
$27 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
35 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Amnesty International, Art Curation, Community Outreach, Community Oven (Wood Fired Cooking), Cum Laude, Dance, Documentary Society, Drama/Music Club, Esports Club, FBLA - Future Business Leaders of America, Female Fitness, Film Making, Go Global Club, Green Team, Honor Board, Knitting/Crocheting, Language Lab, Literary Magazine, Math Team, National Honor Society, On the Hill Newspaper/Blog, Peer Counselors, Proctors, RC Cars, School of Rock (Music), SPECTRUM (LGBTQ+), Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Student Newspaper, The Collective (Female-identifying Students), The S.L.O.T.H. Online Radio Station, The Weekenders, Tour Guides, Writing Center, Yearbook

School Notes

  • The best way to see what makes Kents Hill School such an inviting and exciting place is to visit campus. We look forward to showing you our beautiful setting and facilities, introducing you to students and teachers, and arranging for you to attend a class. Contact our Admissions Office to set up a personal tour and interview at 207-685-1606 or info@kentshill.org.
Profile last updated: 08/10/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked ME School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 194 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $63,250
  • Acceptance rate: 43%
  • Average class size: 10 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15 / rolling

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