I am a Prospective: Student Parent

Facts & Stats

The best thing about Kents Hill School is the atmosphere that surrounds you. Every teacher, student, coach, faculty and staff member wants to help you as an individual. If you are down one day, someone helps you back up. The smile on one person's face spreads instantly to another’s face. We are all one community, and anyone would do anything for someone else. Kents Hill makes everyone feel at home in the classroom, in the dining hall, and on the athletic fields.

Kents Hill School is...

    • An independent, coeducational, college preparatory, boarding and day school

    • Grades 9-12, plus a postgraduate year option

    • 250 students strong, from 50+ Maine communities, 25 states and 15 countries

    • Class sizes of 6-16; the average class size is 11

    • Low student to faculty ratio of 6:1

    • Recent recipient of Siemens Foundation Award for achievement in science and mathematics Advanced Placement programs (one of 12 schools in the nation)

    • Recent faculty recipient of Harvard Singer Prize for Excellence in Secondary School Teaching

    • Accredited by NEASC with memberships in the Cum Laude Society, the College Board, NACAC, NEACAC, CASE, ISANNE and MAIS.  Kents Hill completed its 10-year reaccreditation process with NEASC in 2008.


Our Location...

  • On a 400-acre campus one hour north of Portland, Maine, with views of Sugarloaf and Mount Washington
  • Near Colby, Bates and Bowdoin colleges

  • Near two major skiing/snowboarding resorts: Sugarloaf USA and Sunday River

  • Close to four international airports: Logan Airport, Boston, Massachusetts (BOS); Manchester, New Hampshire (MHT); Portland Jetport, Portland, Maine (PWM); and Bangor International Airport, Bangor, Maine (BGR)

Students benefit from...

  • Excellent college preparatory academic program, with regular and honors classes in all disciplines, and foundation courses in Spanish and math

  • 13 Advanced Placement courses (including studio art, computer science and environmental science)

  • Unique Environmental Studies program

  • Strong visual and performing arts programs, with the new Performing Arts Center in Newton Hall, renovated Bass Arts Center and the Williams Woodworking Studio

  • Comprehensive ESL and International programs

  • Excellent Learning Skills program for students with mild to moderate learning differences

  • Exchange programs with schools in England, France, and South Africa

  • 96 percent matriculation rate to four-year colleges in the U.S., Canada, and throughout the world. Three percent take gap years or play juniors ice hockey; one percent attend two-year colleges.

And athletes enjoy...

  • Outstanding athletic programs in football (B), soccer (B&G), field hockey (G), mountain biking (B&G), golf (B&G), cross country (B&G), ice hockey (B&G), fencing (B&G), basketball (B&G), alpine skiing (B&G), competitive snowboarding (B&G), lacrosse (B&G), baseball (B), softball (G) and tennis (B&G)
  • O'Connor Alpine Training Center on campus (snow-making and grooming, snowboarding facilities, Slalom, GS and Super G training slope)

  • Alfond Athletics Center, featuring an NHL-size hockey rink, basketball court, fitness center and spacious locker rooms

  • Excellent athletic fields and tennis courts (indoor and outdoor) including the Harold Alfond Turf Fields, the largest turf field complex in New England.

  • 5 miles of wooded trails for cross-country running, hiking, skiing and mountain-biking



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