Primary School At a Glance

Academic Highlights

Our comprehensive Primary School program exposes our students — beginning in Kindergarten — to a balanced variety of subjects and perspectives. Mathematics, language arts, science, social studies, physical education, and technology are complemented by dance, drama, arts, library, choral and instrumental music, health and wellness, and world languages. All academic subjects are overseen by the Director of Studies.


Our world-class facilities range from the expected — dynamic classrooms, library, computer and science laboratories, art studio, music room, indoor/outdoor play spaces — to the otherworldly-log cabin, Imagination Playground, archeological dig site, butterfly garden. Our multidivisional campus also offers our Primary School girls access to the Middle and Upper School’s first-class science, arts and athletic facilities.


Students in Kindergarten through Grade 2 have access to classroom iPads, while students in Grades 3-5 utilize classroom Chromebooks on a 1:1 basis. Additional state-of-the-art technologies in our classrooms, computer lab and library — interactive whiteboards, wireless connectivity and more — expose student to myriad platforms, equipment and software.

Enrichment Activities & Community Service

Kent Place offers numerous opportunities for students to extend their learning and personal growth beyond the school day. These include school-wide community service initiatives, activities like Hummingbirds, Honor Choir, Tap Ensemble, Kaleidoscopes, Mileage Club, and more.

Enrollment & Ratio

K–5 Enrollment
Approximately 175 students

Student-to-Faculty Ratio

Approximately 7:1

After-School Enrichment

From Chinese language to musical theater, our outstanding after-school enrichment programs — taught by Kent Place faculty — extend personal and intellectual development long beyond the closing bell. Other optional activities include arts and crafts, chess, math lab, music lessons, sports clinics and more.

Extended Care

Kent Place Kids gives busy families a hand, offering supervised free play, special activities and homework help from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. on school days.

Dress Code

Our “Uniform with Choice” policy for the Primary and Middle Schools establishes consistency in dress, while allowing students to express creativity and individuality.

Dining Hall

Starting in first grade tasty, nutritious food is offered — with nut-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegetarian options — served in a warm, communal, allergy-aware setting.
Kent Place School is an all-girls K through 12 independent college preparatory day school with a coeducational Preschool, located in Summit, NJ.