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Kent Place School
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  • Private, All-Girls
  • SUMMIT, NJ

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade A

About

Applying

Application Deadline
January 2
Application Fee
$75
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$46,690
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
19%
Average Financial Aid
$26,372
From Kent Place School

Founded in 1894, Kent Place is New Jersey's only independent, nonsectarian college preparatory day school for girls, enrolling more than 600 students from 80 communities in preschool through grade 12. (The preschool is coed.) The student-faculty ratio is 7:1. Over 80% of faculty hold advanced degrees. Special features include The Ethics Institute; more than 20 advanced placement courses; individualized college counseling; state-of-the-art technology; outstanding options in the fine arts, music, theater, and dance; athletic competition; Honor Code; Global Service Learning; and leadership development.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1370
141 responses
Average ACT
32
97 responses

The Ethics Institute at Kent Place School

As a first-of-its-kind Institute at the primary and secondary school levels, the Ethics Institute at Kent Place School promotes the process and practice of ethical thinking and ethical decision making to prepare students to be compassionate citizens and the most effective leaders of tomorrow. Courses, electives, clubs, summer programs and Ethics Bowls are among the learning opportunities offered.

Culture & Safety

Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 33 responses
  • I love Step Sing at the end of the school year!
    24%
  • STAR
    24%
  • Senior Sister/ Freshman Sisters
    21%
  • Spirit Week
    18%
  • Pep rallies
    6%
  • Fake traditions
    3%
  • Homecoming
    3%

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Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
649
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 12 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 12 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 12 responses

Preschool

Annual Cost
$31,050
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
3 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    No data available  
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
7:1
National
17:1
Poll
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 11 responses
Poll
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 11 responses
Poll
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 11 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 8 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 8 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$142,845
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,962
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$831,700
National
$229,800

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