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Kent Place Will Have a Delayed Opening on 11/16

Kent Place School will have a delayed opening Friday, November 16. This will allow the roads to be cleared and our maintenance staff to prepare the campus for students, faculty, and staff. Please note the following:
  • Buses will begin pickups two hours later than usual.
  • Middle and Upper Schools - Students should arrive by 9:45 a.m. Classes will begin at 10:00 a.m. Late arrivals will not be counted.
  • Primary School - Kindergarten through grade 5 will begin at 10:10 a.m. Jr. Pre-K and Pre-K will begin at 10:30 a.m.
  • Lunch will be served. 
  • All afternoon and evening activities will go on as scheduled.
  • Please do not bring your children to school prior to 9:45 a.m. so our facilities team can prepare the campus.
  • As always we urge you to exercise caution. If the roads in your area are not safe then feel free to keep your child at home.
  • Please note, any change beyond a delay will be communicated by 7:15 a.m.

Middle School | Grades 6-8

Welcome to the Middle School

Society sometimes mistakenly tells us that middle school is a place to endure, a place to tread water until high school starts. We couldn’t disagree more: Our Middle School is not a stopping point between here and there — nor a place where girls need to walk softly and try their best to disappear. It’s a stimulating, supportive space where young girls step to the front of the room, dance to center stage, run furiously to the goal line and stand out in the crowd — uniquely happy just being themselves.

The Middle School years are a time of rapid development physically, emotionally, and intellectually. At Kent Place, we strive to encourage girls’ growth by providing support for good decision making and positive risk-taking, while challenging them to stretch beyond their comfort zone.

Our faculty understand middle school girls and know how to help them rise to the next steep academic challenge, while also learning about identity, empathy, ethics, change, and resilience. -Jane Phillips
42 Norwood Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901   |   (908) 273-0900
Kent Place School is an all-girls K through 12 independent college preparatory day school with a coeducational Preschool, located in Summit, NJ.