Kent Place School
Since 1894, Kent Place School (KPS) has been an all-girls K through 12 independent college-preparatory day school with a co-educational nursery and pre-kindergarten. KPS offers a liberal arts education.
- Hours: Switchboard: Mon - Fri, 7:45am - 6pm; Sat, Sun, closed
- Number of students: 634
- Male-to-female ratio: Nursery and Pre-Kindergarten classrooms are coeducational. Our K-12 is all girls.
- Public/Private: Private
- Financial aid: Yes
- Religious affiliation: Non-sectarian
- Student-to-teacher ratio: 7:1
- Number of faculty: 90
- How engaged is the school with the community?: Kent Place has a strong tradition of commitment to service at all grade levels, with recent projects for the American Red Cross, the YMCA, area food banks, soup kitchens and hospitals.
- What makes this community special?: Kent Place's mission is to offer students of diverse backgrounds an academically rigorous curriculum; to encourage them to contribute to and find success in this challenging program; to inspire young women to leadership; and to strengthen moral awareness.
- Grade levels: Nursery - Grade 12
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Computer lab, Infirmary, Library, Science lab, Sports facilities
- Extracurricular activities available: Arts and athletic opportunities; community service; leadership programs; clubs and organizations, student exchange programs; global service learning initiatives; Ethics Institute at Kent Place; Adult Learning Institute
- Sports teams: Sports offered are basketball, cross country, field hockey, squash, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track (indoor and outdoor) and volleyball.
- Boarding: No
- Advanced placement courses: Art History, Biology, Calculus AB and BC, Chemistry, Computer Science A, English Language, English Literature, Environmental Science, French, Spanish and Latin, Macroeconomics, Music Theory, Physics B, Portfolio, Statistics, European and U.S. History.
- Extracurricular activities: KP Kids (K-5), an extended-care program offers time for play, special activities and homework; The 3:30 Club for Middle Schoolers allows time for working in the computer lab or library, completing homework or doing a recreational activity.