The Admission Office at Kent Place School, an independent, nonsectarian, college-preparatory day school for girls and young women with a coed Preschool program, announces its fall Admission events for prospective families. All events will be held on the 26-acre campus of Kent Place School in Summit, NJ. Please register for all admission events online at www.kentplace.org/admission/dates
On Sunday, October 20 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., there will be an All-School Open House (Preschool through Grade 12) for prospective families. Kent Place is a vibrant, visionary school with an innovative, integrated curriculum designed to educate and empower the next generation of female leaders. Our rigorous coursework challenges their brains, our spirited community supports their dreams and our Honor Code helps them learn, work, play and live with integrity and respect. Our students graduate with a strong dedication to academic excellence. More details about this event’s agenda can be found on our events page.
On Tuesday, October 29 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., there will be an Athletics Information Session for prospective families. Participation in athletics is an integral part of the overall school experience for our students, and our athletic teams are a source of pride for the Kent Place community.
On Saturday, November 23, from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. there will be an Open House for prospective families and their children interested in The Preschool at Kent Place. Parents are encouraged to bring their children to this event to explore our spaces together! The Preschool includes a Junior Pre-Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten program for boys and girls ages 3-5. Experienced and highly educated teachers; low student to teacher ratios; classes in Spanish and French; state-of-the-art facilities and resources; and a curriculum focused on exploration, creativity and developmentally appropriate rigor are the hallmark of The Preschool. Kent Place preschool children learn in an atmosphere of caring, trust and freedom in which each child can develop a positive self-image.
Also on November 23 from 10:00 a.m. to Noon, there is a Kindergarten through Grade 12 Open House for prospective families. Kent Place School offers a multi-dimensional and comprehensive educational experience combining academic rigor with a richness of activities, athletics and community endeavors. A broad range of opportunities for leadership, social development, and responsible citizenship is offered school-wide. Independent thinking and personal development are integral to the learning experience at Kent Place. Kent Place seeks motivated students from all racial, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds with a wide range of interests and talents, who are eager to learn and take advantage of every opportunity offered. More details about this event can be found on our events page.
On Wednesday, December 11 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. there is a Middle and Upper School Information Session. The Middle School provides a developmentally appropriate and well-rounded education that nurtures, and guides girls through their transition from childhood to adolescence, balancing their desire for increased challenge, independence, and responsibility with their need for support and structure. The Upper School’s academically rigorous college-preparatory curriculum has been designed to prepare students for the most competitive colleges and universities. Emphasis is on the development of strong writing and analytical skills within the framework of a comprehensive course of study in math, sciences, technology, and the humanities, enriched with experiences in the fine arts and athletics. More details about this event can be found on our events page.
On Thursday, December 12 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. there is a Primary School Information Session. he Primary School (Kindergarten through Grade 5) provides a challenging academic program in a caring and supportive environment, in which children feel motivated to learn, take risks and ask questions.
On Tuesday, January 7, 2020, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., there is a Curriculum Panel for prospective families. The panel will feature Kent Place faculty, college advisors, young alumnae and will be moderated by Julie Gentile, Kent Place Director of Studies.
Applications for the 2019-2020 school year are now being accepted, and are due by Wednesday, January 8, 2020. If you apply by November 1, 2019, there is no application fee. For more information about Kent Place or the Open House programs, please contact the Admission Office at (908) 273-0900 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The only non-sectarian girls' day school in New Jersey, Kent Place provides a rigorous and fulfilling education for more than 600 students in Kindergarten through Grade 12. KPS also offers a coed Junior Pre-Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten program, The Preschool at Kent Place. The school’s 26-acre campus in Summit, New Jersey, draws families from more than 80 communities. Kent Place seeks brave and brilliant girls (and boys in our Preschool programs) who are eager to learn, excited to lead, and ready to take on the world. We encourage applications from students from every kind of family, neighborhood, and background, and consider previous academic effort, written recommendations, an entrance test or screening, and a personal interview when making admission decisions.