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Overview

Kents Hill School was established in 1824. It is a small co-educational private boarding school for students in grades 9-12. The school is located in Maine, a 2.5-hour drive north of Boston. Kents Hill School is known for its small classes, with a low teacher-student ratio (6:1). Students come from more than 20 US states and nearly 20 countries. The school offers a wealth of courses, including the new 4-D Curriculum designed in a partnership with a Harvard University researcher; its strengths are math and science, English and history, and ESL. Athletics are strong and the facilities are the best in Northern New England. College Counseling for top universities is a focus. The school provides a friendly, caring and encouraging learning environment for students from all over the world. The AP course of mathematics and science in this school won the Siemens Award for excellence in AP testing. It is one of only 12 schools in the United States to receive this award and the only school in Maine to receive this honor. In addition, the school has excellent physical education courses. The school has a good atmosphere, and every teacher, student, and faculty member is very caring and friendly. There is a smile on every student's face, whether in the classroom, restaurant, or stadium, the school strives to make students feel at home.
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Kents Hill School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

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

Boarding Grades: 9-12
Co-ed
Rural
ESL: Yes
Boarding Tuition: $69,500
Day S. Tuition: $36,750
# of Students: 207
Boarding Rate: 70%
Teacher:Student: 1:10%
International Student: 26%
AP Courses: 19
Endowment: $144,928/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 50%
SAT: 1109/1600
IB: No
#179

US Boarding School

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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
LAC #2 Amherst College 1
#17 Cornell University 1
#28 Tufts University 1
#28 Wake Forest University 1
LAC #6 Bowdoin College 3
#42 Boston University 1
#49 Lehigh University 1
#49 Northeastern University 3
#55 Santa Clara University 1
#57 Penn State University Park 1
#59 Syracuse University 1
#62 Rutgers University 1
#63 University of Connecticut 1
LAC #13 Hamilton College 1
#75 Clemson University 1
#75 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1
#83 Howard University 1
LAC #17 Colby College 1
LAC #17 Smith College 1
LAC #17 Wesleyan University 1
#89 Stonehill College 1
#94 Lewis & Clark College 1
#103 Clark University 1
Arizona State University 2
#117 Rochester Institute of Technology 1
#117 University of South Carolina: Columbia 2
#117 University of Vermont 2
LAC #25 Bates College 1
#137 University of Alabama 1
#166 Quinnipiac University 1
#219 University of Maine 3
LAC #46 Trinity College 1
LAC #50 Connecticut College 1
LAC #61 Gettysburg College 1
Adrian College 1
Appalachian State University 1
Cégep Garneau pre college program 1
Concordia University 1
Curry College 1
Hockey Juniors 1
Husson University 1
Lynn University 3
Maine Maritime Academy 1
Massachusetts Maritime Academy 1
Merrimack College 1
Mount Allison University 1
Notre Dame of Maryland University 1
PG year Bridgeton 1
Rollins College 1
St Francis Xavier University 1
Stellenbosch University 1
stony brook university, state university of new york 1
University of Calgary 1
University of Maine at Farmington 2
University of New Haven 1
University of Tampa 1
Western Washington University 1
Wheaton College-Norton-MA 1
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AP Courses

(Total 19)
English Literature and Composition
Calculus AB
English Language and Composition
Statistics
Studio Art: Drawing
United States Government and Politics
Human Geography
Psychology
United States History
English Literature and Composition
Calculus AB
English Language and Composition
Statistics
Studio Art: Drawing
United States Government and Politics
Human Geography
Psychology
United States History
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Sports

(Total 37)
Alpine Skiing
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Equestrain
Fencing
Field Hockey
American Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Alpine Skiing
Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Equestrain
Fencing
Field Hockey
American Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Mountain Biking
Snowboarding
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 30)
Admissions Tour Guides
Literary Magazine
National Honor Society
Yearbook
Proctors
Peer Advisors
Student Council
The GROUP (Diversity
Equity
and Belonging)
Admissions Tour Guides
Literary Magazine
National Honor Society
Yearbook
Proctors
Peer Advisors
Student Council
The GROUP (Diversity
Equity
and Belonging)
Model United Nations
Debate
The S.L.O.T.H.
Online Radio Station
Documentary Society
Green Team
eSports
Film Making
SPECTRUM (LGBTQ+) Community
Outreach
The Collective (Female-Identifying Students)
The Weekenders
Art Curation
Dance
Peer Tutors
Writing Center
Honor Board
Language Lab
On The Hill
Newspaper/Blog
FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)
Female Fitness
Community Oven (Wood Fired Cooking)
Cum Laude
Math Team
RC Cars Knitting/Crocheting
School of Rock (Music)
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Arts

(Total 3)
Performing
2D Art
3D Art

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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1824
Campus Size: 400 acres
Boarding Rate: 70%
Religious Affiliation: No Religious Affiliation

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: Skype, On Campus, Admission Travel to China
Pre Interview: No Requirement
Other Accepted Scores: Duolingo
School Code:
TOEFL: 7435
SSAT: 4354

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Brief Reviews

(Total 13)
4.6/ 5

Detailed Review

(Total 1)
5.0 / 5 Overall
4.0 / 5 Academics
4.0 / 5 Campus
5.0 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
5.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

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Frequently Ask Questions about Kents Hill School

Tell me a bit about Kents Hill School.
Kents Hill School is Co-ed private boarding school located in Maine, US. It was founded 1824 , and currently has about 207 students, 25.90% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.kentshill.org.
Does Kents Hill School have rigorous academic requirements?
Kents Hill School is offering 19 AP courses.

In recent years, 24 of their students score 4 and 5 in AP exams.

Kents Hill School also have 50% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Kents Hill School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 8.77% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 3.51% go to top 25, and about 0.88% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for Kents Hill School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Kents Hill School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Kents Hill School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Kents Hill School in 2024 is $71,620 ~ $71,970, 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 hello@kentshill.org .
Where is Kents Hill School located?
Kents Hill School is located in the State of Maine of USA.
How popular is Kents Hill School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Kents Hill School is among the most popular schools, within top 204 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Kents Hill School has been favorited by 101 users.
How to start with an application with Kents Hill School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Kents Hill School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Kents Hill School’s official site: http://www.kentshill.org or call them at 207-685-1606.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Kents Hill School?
Yes, here are few: Hebron Academy, Lincoln Academy and Hyde School.

What is the FindingSchool rating for Kents Hill School?
The overall rating for Kents Hill School is B.

The section ratings of Kents Hill School are:
B for Matriculation
B for Academics
A- for Extracurriculum
C for Community
A- for Students and Parents reviews
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