Middle School At a Glance

Academic Highlights

Our thoughtfully planned curriculum, which includes extensive offerings in English, history, mathematics, science, technology, visual and performing arts, health and wellness and world language, cultivates both academic skills and independent study habits. Eclectic electives include a study of Shakespeare, public speaking, ethics, and robotics. All academic subjects are overseen by the Director of Studies to ensure scope and sequence across all grade levels.

Spaces

Our campus offers state-of-the-art classrooms and university-level science and computer labs. We also house a Music Wing, with vocal, instrumental, and practice rooms. Atwood Hall acts as the main space for academic and social gatherings, while the Arts Center has a theater, gallery, and dance studio. Our campus also has outdoor spaces for alternative classroom learning.

Technology

Our 1:1 Laptop Program integrates the latest digital technologies into every class, discussion, project and activity while teaching critical online safety and 21st-century communication skills.

Physical Education & Athletics

We offer a comprehensive physical education program for Grades 6-8, with 9 interscholastic teams for Grades 7 and 8. Facilities include two multipurpose synthetic turf fields, a field house, a weight room, and tennis courts.

Clubs, Activities & Community Service

Students participate in a variety of clubs, publications and — of course — government, all of which build self-esteem and interpersonal and leadership skills. Seventh- and eighth-graders are invited to coed dances each school year and to social events at our peer schools. Myriad community service opportunities encourage students to think early, deeply and often about giving their time and talents to helping others.

Enrollment & Ratio

6–8 Enrollment
Approximately 150 students

Student-to-Faculty Ratio

7:1

After-School Program

Our optional 3:30 Club meets on school days from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. for study time, computer time, arts and crafts, library time and enrichment programs like photography, theater and “Battle of the Books.”

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

Delicious, nutritious soups, sandwiches, salads and more — served in an environmentally conscious, allergy-aware dining hall.
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.