Kents Hill School

PO Box 257, 1614 Main Street
Kents Hill, ME 04349
Tel: (207)685-4914
  • At Kents Hill School you will find a vibrant community of students and teachers from many backgrounds and nationalities. You will be challenged each day to learn about yourself and others, your talents and strengths, and how you can make a difference. You will become part of a family that celebrates the accomplishments of each individual and the time-honored values of leadership and compassion.
  • We offer a college-preparatory program for boarding and day students that allows you to define and pursue your passions. At the heart of the Kents Hill mission is our focus on acquiring knowledge if not for its own sake but for its application to solving the challenges facing a global community.

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)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs Supported
Year Founded1824

Student Body

Total Students221 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 9%
Students by GradeKents Hill School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size9 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 CodeFormal
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Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$58,500
Tuition NotesDay Student Rate: $31500
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$28,000
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLeanne Yeaton Burnham
Admissions AssociateAlison Lincoln Rich


Total Sports Offered18 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Cycling, Equestrian, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, TennisAlpine SkiingBaseball,
Cross CountryCycling,
Field HockeyFootball,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseMountain Biking,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Amnesty International, Christian Fellowship, Dance Club, Drama/Music Club, Environmental/Green Club, Foodies Club, French Film Club, Gay-Straight Alliance Alliance (GSA), Go Global Club, Jew Crew, Peer Counselors, Proctors, S.H.E./H.E. Women's Empowerment, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Student Marketing Advisory Group, Student Media Team, Student Newspaper, Tour Guides, Yearbook Clu

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 facitilies, 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.  For a full explanation of the admissions process, visit our website. or contact the Admissions Office at 207.685.1606
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The average private school tuition in Maine is $7,960 for elementary schools and $27,053 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Maine is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).