Kents Hill School

  • For close to 200 years, 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 central Maine, Kents Hill School is an intentionally small boarding and day school grades 9-PG attracting 225 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.
  • 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.
  • Our college preparatory program focuses on the individual and supporting young people in reaching their fullest potential. Illustrative of this commitment is our robust Learning Skills Program, where teachers trained in academic coaching deliver personal, empathetic, and innovative learning experiences.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedExecutive Function, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Processing, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia, and more.
Year Founded1824

Student Body

Total Students221 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 11%
Students by Grade Kents Hill School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size10 students
Number of AP Courses14 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesArt 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. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$61,950
Tuition NotesDay Student $32,500
% on Financial Aid
48%
Average Financial Aid Grant$23,000
Acceptance Rate
75%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMatthew Crane
Admissions AssociateAlison Lincoln-Rich
Endowment Size$27 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered18 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Cycling, Equestrian, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, TennisAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCross Country,
CyclingEquestrian,
FencingField Hockey,
FootballFreestyle Skiing,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
SnowboardingSoccer,
SoftballTennis,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.14 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Amnesty International, Drama/Music Club, Environmental/Green Club, Foodies Club, French Film Club, Gay-Straight Alliance Alliance (GSA), Go Global Club, Peer Counselors, Proctors, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Student Newspaper, Tour Guides, Yearbook Club

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.

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