South Kent School

  • South Kent School offers an innovative, project-based program with an emphasis on applied technology, 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.

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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 AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Year Founded1923

Student Body

Total Students161 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 22%
Students by GradeSouth Kent School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size12 students
Number of AP Courses15 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus, Economics, English Comp & Lit, French, Gov't & Politics, Psychology, Spanish, Statistics, US History
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Jacket and tie)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$58,000
Tuition Notes$40,000 for day students
% on Financial Aid
25%
Average Financial Aid Grant$15,000
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorGonzalo Garcia-Pedroso '95
Endowment Size$13.5 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered10 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, TennisBaseballBasketball,
CrewCross Country,
GolfIce Hockey,
LacrosseMountain Biking,
SoccerTennis,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Advanced Media Group, Applied Technologies, Outdoor Leadership

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Fitness & Training, Martial Arts, 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

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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.
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