Kent School

1 Macedonia Road
Kent, CT 06757
Kent School is an independent college preparatory boarding school serving grades 9-12 located in Kent, CT. We are guided by our motto - Simplicity of Life, Directness of Purpose, Self-Reliance - to educate our students intellectually, socially, ethically, and spiritually so that they will be prepared to contribute to the common good in the world beyond Kent School.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 520 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $73,450
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Kent School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 285 schools) for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
Kent School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
9-12, PG
9-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1906
1906

Student Body

Enrollment
520 students
319 students
% Students of Color
35%
25%
% Students Boarding
90%
68%
Average SAT Score
1313
(Out of 1600)
* National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
Yes
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
Yes
No
Frequency of Saturday Classes
Weekly
Less than once a month
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Average Class Size
11 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
26
18
ESL Courses Offered
No
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
73%
71%
Summer Program Offered
No
Yes

Tuition Cost

Endowment Size
$125 million
$27 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$73,450
$64,900
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a
$35,900
% Students on Financial Aid
35%
40%
Merit Scholarships Offered
No
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
Jan. 15
Jan. 15
Director of Admissions
Amy Ober

Sports

College Matriculation

Year:
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)

School Notes

  • Kent School is an intentional community. Echoing the Episcopal Church's ethos of radical welcome, Kent values and celebrates the dignity of every human being and the generous array of backgrounds, beliefs, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community. Kent School purposefully embraces equity, inclusion, and diversity in all realms of our shared life. We identify injustice in order to make our community more just and loving so that students will do the same in the world beyond Kent School.
  • Kent School accreditations: TABS, CAIS
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Kent School cost?
Kent School's tuition is approximately $73,450 for boarding students.
What sports does Kent School offer?
Kent School offers 21 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Dance, Diving, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis and Volleyball.
What is Kent School's ranking?
Kent School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for High # of AP/advanced courses offered.
When is the application deadline for Kent School?
The application deadline for Kent School is Jan. 15.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 9-12, PG
  • Enrollment: 520 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $73,450
  • Average class size: 11 students
  • Application Deadline: Jan. 15
  • Source: Verified school update

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