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State

Connecticut

Number of Students

175

SAT Average (Out of 1600)

1090

Grades

9-12

South Kent School

Private Boarding School – Kent , Connecticut

South Kent School features rigorous academics and outstanding athletics and places strong emphasis on community service. The campus’ 650 acres display stunning fall foliage, snow in the winter, and a small pond, giving the school a classic New England style. South Kent offers small classes and individualized instruction.

FACILITIES
The campus houses a library, a science building, an academic resource center, an art studio, a theater, a dining hall, a student center, and a health center. Athletic facilities include an indoor gym, an ice hockey rink, fields, a weight room, and a rowing center.
 
DORMITORIES AND STUDENT LIFE
South Kent School’s eight dormitories have wireless internet, common rooms, kitchenettes, TVs, social spaces, and dorm parents.
Students participate in coed activities such as dances, laser-tag, and amusement parks every weekend with students from various single-gender boarding schools throughout New England and New York.

Location
Kent is a safe, small rural town about one hour west of Hartford and two hours north of New York City, NY.

Area population: 3,000
Town website: Town of Kent

Dates
Estimated Start Date: Early September
Estimated End Date: Early June

Other Services Offered:

  • Academic progress reports
  • Airport transfer and greeting service
  • Assistance in acquiring books and material
  • Help with holiday accommodation
  • Help with travel services during holidays
  • Orientation service upon arrival
  • Social progress reports

School Facts

Year Founded

1923

Student Population

All Boys School

Number of Students

175

Grades

9-12

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:5

Average Class Size

9

ESL Programs

Yes

IB Programs

No

Offers Diploma Year Program

Yes

School Uniform

No

Campus Size

650 Acres

Religious Affiliation

Episcopal

SAT Average (Out of 1600)

1090

Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Acceptance Rate

Arts

  • Art: Portfolio
  • Chamber Orchestra
  • Chorus
  • Drawing and Painting
  • Guitar
  • Music Appreciation
  • Piano Keyboard
  • Music - Rock Band

AP Courses

  • Economics
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Environmental Science
  • French Language and Culture
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • United States Government and Politics

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Crew
  • Cross Country Running
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Tennis

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • C and B Olympics
  • Canoeing
  • Chili Cook-off
  • Dodge Ball
  • Flag Football
  • Hot-Dog Eating Championships
  • Quiz Bowl
  • Robotics
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Softball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Yoga

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

University of Washington, California Art institute, Emory University, Yale University, Dartmouth College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Connecticut, Babson
College, Bates College, Boston College, Boston University, Brown University, Cornell University, Indiana University, Michigan State University, Northwestern University, Pace University, Penn State University, Purdue University, Rensselaer Polytechnic University, Rutgers University, Kidd Moore School, St. John’s University, St. Lawrence University, University of California at Los Angeles, University of Chicago, University of Michigan, University of Pittsburgh, University of Virginia, Wake Forest University

University Acceptance Rate:
99%

Closest International and Local Airports: 
John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK)
For Details Visit Website:   South Kent School

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