The Kinkaid School

  • Kinkaid's mission is to promote educational excellence, personal responsibility, and balanced growth, and thereby to help its students to discover and develop their talents and to fulfill their best potentials.
  • From its earliest days Kinkaid has emphasized both academic attainment and character development.
  • Kinkaid remains faithful to its founder's calling, valuing its students for their potential, as well as their achievement, and striving always for their balanced growth — intellectual, physical, social, and ethical.
  • The primary goals of Kinkaid are intellectual endeavor and achievement.
  • The school also believes that a well-rounded education includes experiences in the arts, athletics, and a variety of extra-curricular activities.
  • Kinkaid further believes that every student is and will continue to be part of a community and, therefore, seeks to strengthen his or her moral responsibility to it. The school actively promotes honor, respect, responsibility, and kindness.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students1,412 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade The Kinkaid School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers143 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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