Founded in 1923, South Kent School is an all-boys private school for grades 9-12. The school is located on a beautiful 650-acre campus in South Kent, CT in Litchfield County and is surrounded by Bull Mountain, Hatch Pond, and the historic Bulls Bridge. We are 80 miles from NYC and 10 minutes from the train station that runs to Grand Central Terminal. South Kent School was founded on the Trinity of Values: Simplicity of Life, Self-Reliance, and Directness of Purpose. These values have served students and alumni of South Kent for almost 100 years. South Kent offers world-class academics, a robust student life, and strong athletics. These programs provide the resources and the encouragement that our students need to master the four characteristics that define a South Kent School student: Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Emotional Resilience, and Stewardship. This School framework allows every community member to live into the mission: South Kent School prepares young men to succeed in college and thrive as thoughtful and engaged citizens in a rapidly changing and intensely competitive world. South Kent School’s curriculum is intentionally designed with an emphasis on how boys learn best. By focusing on skill development as well as content absorption, our boys are engaged with the material through project based and experiential lessons. This teaching model is designed to enhance retention, which allows our young men the opportunity to find their intellectual passions and explore those passions deeply. Outside of the classroom our students are able to participate in interscholastic sports including Soccer, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Cross Country, Mountain Biking and Lacrosse. Other extracurricular activities include Club Tennis, Skiing, Golf and Crew. We also provide our students the opportunity to participate in Outdoor Activities that they can sign up for on a weekly basis. Beginning in the fall of 2023, our Academic Curriculum will include elective tracks in Engineering, Economics, Coding/Robotics, and E-Gaming. These electives will be paired with Academic Clubs that will meet after the school day, which will allow students to participate in hands on activities and explore real-world scenarios.
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Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
ESL: Yes
Tuition: $68,250
# of Students: 152
Teacher:Student: 1:5
International Student: 30%
AP Courses: 1
Endowment: $88,816/student
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 16%
SAT: 1320/1600
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Basic Info
Year Founded: 1923
Campus Size: 650 acres
Boarding Rate: 86%
Religious Affiliation: Episcopal
Application Info
Deadline: 02/15
Interview: On Campus, Admission Travel to China, Zoom
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: Duolingo
School Code:
TOEFL: 4224
SSAT: 7420
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