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Thank you for your interest in Kent School. We look forward to getting to know you and your family during the application process, and although this is an unusual year, the best way to get to know Kent is to see us in person. We look forward to welcoming you to campus and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

Please note that we will be offering limited tours of the outdoor areas of our campus this fall beginning on September 9, 2020 and interviews will be conducted over Zoom.


  1. Complete the inquiry form, so that we can begin to communicate with you about all the exciting things happening at Kent.
  2. Call or email (860-927-6111, to schedule a visit and/or interview. Please plan to complete your interview by the January 15 deadline.
  3. Begin your application online using the Standard Application Online or through Gateway to Prep Schools.  Families applying for financial aid should complete that process at the same time their child is applying for admission. A complete application for admission includes:
    • Inquiry form
    • Interview
    • Biographic information
    • Student essays
    • Recommendations
      • Counselor or Principal
      • English
      • Math
    • Transcripts: Current & Prior Year
    • SSAT/SAT/PSAT test scores are optional but we will continue to require TOEFL testing for all students for whom English is not their first language. Our school code for the TOEFL test is 8039 and Kent does utilize TOEFL superscoring. Although optional, we will accept the following scores for consideration:
      • SSAT for students applying for grades 9 and 10.  Our school code is 4336.
      • SSAT or PSAT for students applying for grade 11.
      • SAT or ACT for students applying for a postgraduate (PG) year.
    • Application fee ($75 for domestic U.S. Citizens and $195 for all other applicants)

      Click here for Instructions for applicants from Mainland China.
    1. Supplemental materials are optional. Please submit materials electronically to our Admissions Office.
    2. Submit your completed application by January 15th.
    3. Notification Dates
      • March 10: Decisions are posted on the Admission Portal.
      • April 10: Signed Enrollment agreements and deposits due for newly enrolled students.