The Kew-forest School

  • Kew-Forest is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory school for students in grades Pre-K-12.
  • All graduates are expected to go on to college, and for that reason, the school's programs emphasize the traditional values in education that will provide a foundation for post-secondary work.
  • The mission of The Kew-Forest School is to provide an academically challenging college-preparatory education to a culturally diverse community in a structured, caring environment.
  • Students are encouraged to achieve their individual potential and strive for personal integrity and respect for others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1918

Student Body

Total Students245 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
51%
State avg.: 29%
Students by GradeThe Kew-forest School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 14 / rolling

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
TennisVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chemistry Club, Community Service, Dissection Club, Drama Club, Film Club, Foreign Language Clubs, Girls' Choir, MockTrial, Model UN, Newspaper, Peer Counseling, Student Council, Yearbook
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