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A+ 4.8 / 5 54 Reviews

Overview

Kent is a co-ed college preparatory school founded in 1906 in the tradition of the Episcopal Church. Located in northwestern Connecticut, the School offers boys and girls a rigorous and interesting academic program in a boarding environment. 560 boarding and day students from more than 40 countries and nearly as many states enjoy the excellent academic programs, enriching offerings in the arts, competitive athletic teams and spirited student body. Kent prepares young people for the most prestigious colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad.
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Official information of Kent School in 2024 | FindingSchool

A+ Boarding
A+ Matriculation
A Academics
A Extracurricular activities
A Community
A+ Reviews
B+ Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12, PG
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: Yes
Tuition: $69,950
# of Students: 520
Teacher:Student: 1:5
International Student: 28%
AP Courses: 0
Endowment: $209,615/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 73%
SAT: 1293/1600
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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
#1 Princeton University 3
#2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2
#3 Harvard College 4
#3 Yale University 2
LAC #1 Williams College 3
#6 University of Chicago 3
#7 Johns Hopkins University 4
#7 University of Pennsylvania 3
#10 Duke University 2
#10 Northwestern University 3
#12 Dartmouth College 2
#13 Brown University 4
#13 Vanderbilt University 4
#15 Rice University 2
#15 Washington University in St. Louis 3
#17 Cornell University 11
#18 Columbia University 12
#18 University of Notre Dame 1
#20 University of California: Berkeley 4
#20 University of California: Los Angeles 4
#22 Carnegie Mellon University 5
#22 Emory University 6
#22 Georgetown University 6
#25 New York University 13
#25 University of Michigan 4
#25 University of Southern California 3
#25 University of Virginia 3
LAC #5 Wellesley College 2
#29 Wake Forest University 2
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 2
LAC #6 United States Naval Academy 5
#32 Tufts University 8
#32 University of California: Santa Barbara 2
#34 University of California: Irvine 5
#34 University of California: San Diego 5
#36 Boston College 8
#36 University of Rochester 1
#38 University of Texas at Austin 2
#38 University of Wisconsin-Madison 4
#41 Boston University 13
#44 Brandeis University 1
#44 Case Western Reserve University 1
#44 Northeastern University 13
#44 Tulane University 6
LAC #9 Claremont McKenna College 1
#51 Lehigh University 3
#51 Purdue University 1
#51 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1
#51 Villanova University 4
#55 Santa Clara University 1
#55 University of Miami 3
LAC #11 Middlebury College 2
LAC #11 Washington and Lee University 1
#62 George Washington University 9
#62 Syracuse University 7
#62 University of Pittsburgh 2
#62 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1
#63 St. Olaf College 1
LAC #13 Smith College 1
LAC #13 Vassar College 2
#67 Texas A&M University 2
#67 University of Connecticut 5
#67 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1
#68 St. Lawrence University 7
#72 Fordham University 4
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 4
#72 Indiana University Bloomington 1
#72 North Carolina State University 1
#72 Reed College 1
#72 Southern Methodist University 5
LAC #15 Davidson College 1
LAC #15 Grinnell College 1
LAC #15 Hamilton College 9
#77 Baylor University 1
#77 Clemson University 2
#77 Loyola Marymount University 1
#89 Elon University 3
#89 Stonehill College 2
#89 Texas Christian University 1
LAC #18 Barnard College 2
LAC #18 Haverford College 1
LAC #18 United States Air Force Academy 1
LAC #18 University of Richmond 2
LAC #18 Wesleyan University 6
#97 Clark University 2
#97 University of San Diego 1
#105 Drexel University 2
#105 Miami University: Oxford 1
#105 Rochester Institute of Technology 1
#105 University of Denver 4
#105 University of Oregon 1
#105 University of San Francisco 1
#120 Roanoke College 1
LAC #24 Colby College 6
#121 Chapman University 2
#121 Temple University 1
LAC #25 Bates College 4
#127 Thomas Jefferson University: East Falls 1
#127 University of Oklahoma 1
LAC #27 Macalester College 1
#137 University of New Hampshire 1
#151 James Madison University 1
LAC #31 Kenyon College 1
LAC #33 College of the Holy Cross 3
#166 Hofstra University 1
#166 Quinnipiac University 2
#166 Virginia Commonwealth University 1
#176 Catholic University of America 1
LAC #37 Bucknell University 5
LAC #39 Denison University 1
LAC #39 Lafayette College 3
LAC #39 Skidmore College 2
LAC #39 Trinity College 16
#212 Ball State University 1
#219 Nova Southeastern University 1
#219 Sacred Heart University 1
#219 University of Maine 2
#234 Bellarmine University 1
#234 East Carolina University 1
LAC #51 Dickinson College 1
#263 Montana State University 1
LAC #55 Connecticut College 4
#285 University of New England 1
#299 Marymount University 1
Alfred University 1
American University of Paris 2
Babson College 6
Bentley University 6
Butler University 1
California Polytechnic State University: San Luis Obispo 1
Castleton University 1
Christopher Newport University 1
College of Charleston 2
College of William and Mary 4
Concordia University 1
Eastern Connecticut State University 1
Emerson College 2
Emmanuel College-Boston-MA 2
Franklin & Marshall College 2
High Point University 3
Louisiana State University at Eunice 1
Loyola University Maryland 1
Marist College 5
Massachusetts Maritime Academy 1
McGill University 1
Millersville University of Pennsylvania 1
Monroe Community College 1
Niagara University 1
Oberlin College 1
Penn State University Park 1
Post University 1
Providence College 1
Queen's University Belfast 1
Rhode Island School of Design 3
Saint Michael's College 1
Salve Regina University 1
Santa Fe College 1
Savannah College of Art and Design 1
The New School College of Performing Arts 1
Union College 3
University of British Columbia 1
University of Colorado Boulder 3
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1
University of Maine at Machias 1
University of Maryland: Eastern Shore 1
University of St. Andrews 4
University of Tampa 1
University of the District of Columbia 1
University of Toronto 6
university of washington, tacoma 1
University of Waterloo 1
Wagner College 1
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Sports

(Total 16)
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Fencing
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Diving
Fencing
Field Hockey
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and Field
Volleyball
Wrestling
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Arts

(Total 19)
Acting
Choir
Dance
Jazz
Music
Music Production
Music Theory
Production
Stagecraft
Theater
Acting
Choir
Dance
Jazz
Music
Music Production
Music Theory
Production
Stagecraft
Theater
Ceramics
Environmental Art
Photography
Portfolio
Printmaking
Studio Music
3D Art
Art
Costume Design
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 57)
Chess Club
Debate Club
French Club
Habitat for Humanity
Math Team
Mission Committee
Ping Pong Club
Spanish Club
A Novel Idea
Active Minds
Chess Club
Debate Club
French Club
Habitat for Humanity
Math Team
Mission Committee
Ping Pong Club
Spanish Club
A Novel Idea
Active Minds
Adopt-a-Grandparent
Amnesty International
Animal Rights
Anti-Bullying Club
Asian Culture Club
Atheist Club
Badminton Club
Bio Art
Biology Olympiad
Buddhist Club
Calliope
Cauldron
Chinese Club
Coding Club
Dodgeball Club
Entrepreneurship & Finance Club
Farm and Enviro
Female Engineers
FOCUS
Free Reading Club
Global Hugs
Go Club
Hip Hop
Improv Club
International Club
Jewish Student Connection
Kent News
Kent Teens for SEGA
Kent TV
Model UN
Movie Club
Muay Thai Club
My Soldier
Operation Smile
Outdoors Club
Philosophy Club
Playwriting Club
REACH
SAGE
SOBHU
Social Justice Club
Space Club
Spectrum (GSA)
Students for Change
Theater Club
Upstanding Friends
Yearbook
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1906
Campus Size: 1200 acres
Boarding Rate: 93%
Religious Affiliation: Episcopal

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Pre Interview: Required Vericant
School Code:
TOEFL: 8039
SSAT: 4336

TOEFL

SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 44)
4.8/ 5

Detailed Reviews

(Total 6)
4.8 / 5 Overall
4.8 / 5 Academics
5.0 / 5 Campus
4.0 / 5 Student Life
4.3 / 5 Athletic&Art
3.7 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

(Total 181)
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Frequently Ask Questions about Kent School

01.
Tell me a bit about Kent School.
Kent School is Co-ed private boarding school located in New York, Connecticut, US. It was founded 1906, and currently has about 520 students, 28.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.kent-school.edu.
06.
Where is Kent School located?
Kent School is located in the State of Connecticut of USA. The closest major city is New York, which is about 72 miles away from school. Most families can choose JFK aireport to travel in and out of school.
02.
Does Kent School have rigorous academic requirements?
Kent School also have 73% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
07.
How popular is Kent School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Kent School is among the most popular schools, within top 29 for all US schools.

Also Kent School has been favorited by 875 users.
03.
Where do Kent School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 16.46% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 19.17% go to top 25, and about 8.54% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
08.
How to start with an application with Kent School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Kent School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Kent School’s official site: http://www.kent-school.edu or call them at 860-927-6111.
04.
What is the application requirement for Kent School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Kent School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, standard test (like TOEFL and SSAT), and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
09.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Kent School?
Yes, here are few: The Taft School, Berkshire School and Brooks School.

The closest major city is New York. You can find out more schools near New York here.
05.
What is the latest tuition for Kent School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Kent School in 2024 is $69,950 , which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admissions@kent-school.edu .
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What is the FindingSchool rating for Kent School?
The overall rating for Kent School is A+.

The section ratings of Kent School are:
A+ for Matriculation
A for Academics
A for Extracurriculum
A for Community
A+ for Students and Parents reviews
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