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Kent School

School Name: Kent School
Location: 1 Macedonia Road, Kent, Connecticut, USA
Founded Year: 1906
Religion: Episcopalian
Motto: Temperantia, Fiducia, Constantia (Simplicity of Life, Directness of Purpose, Self-Reliance)
Type: Co-ed
Boarding Age: 14-18
Year Group: Grade 9 - Grade 12 and a small post-graduate class
No. of Students: 565
No. of Boarders: 515
Average Class: 12 students
School Facilities:
Kent's 1200 acres includes 13 playing fields, a cross-country running course in Macedonia Valley, a piece of the Appalachian Trail and a stretch of the Housatonic River.
Average SAT: 628 critical reading, 640 math., 636 writing
Entry Requirement:

SSAT required

Extracurricular Activities:

22 interscholastic sports, 56 interscholastic teams

Contact Details
Director of Admissions:
Kathryn F. Sullivan
1 Macedonia Road, Kent, Connecticut, USA
+1 (860) 927 6111

The School

  • Students at Kent come from more than 40 foreign countries and nearly as many states.
  • Kent has been a pioneer in educating a variety of students, regardless of their social or economic status. Father Sill was committed to educating students from "all walks of life."


  • 9th and 10th grade applicants must take the SSAT. The school code is 4336.
  • 11th grade applicants may submit the PSAT. Your scores should be included with your transcript.
  • PG applicants may submit the SAT or ACT. Your scores should be included with your transcript.
  • International students must take the TOEFL in addition to the SSAT, PSAT or SAT.

Boarding Houses

  • Residential Buildings: North Dorm, Borsdorff Hall (Middle North), Middle Dorm South, Case Dorm, Dining Hall Dorm, Field Dorm, and Hoerle Hall (a new state-of-the-art dorm).

2012/13 US High School Boarding Fees# (USD$) Per Year

7th Grade (12/13 Years Old)8th Grade (13/14 Years Old)9th Grade Freshman Year (14/15 Years Old)10th Grade Sophomore Year (15-16 Years Old)11th Grade Junior Year (16-17 Years Old)12th Grade Senior Year (17-18 Years Old)

Remark: #Inclusive of tuition fees but exclusive of miscellaneous fees, such as uniform, extracurricular activities

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