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

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Kent Place’s commitment to providing an engaging, challenging curriculum for its students while keeping a strong sense of community has been at the heart of every decision we have made during the pandemic. All aspects of the Kent Place experience will be anchored by our values of high standards and strong support. Learn More

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 10
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, drama, and dance; athletic competition; Honor Code; Global Service Learning; and leadership development.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1360
121 responses
Average ACT
32
87 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
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 10 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 10 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 28 responses
  • I love Step Sing at the end of the school year!
    29%
  • STAR
    25%
  • Senior Sister/ Freshman Sisters
    21%
  • Spirit Week
    21%
  • Fake traditions
    4%

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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
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 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
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
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 10 responses
Poll
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 10 responses
Poll
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 10 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  
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 7 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
$157,835
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,880
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$890,100
National
$217,500

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