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.

Athletics Grades 9-12

Taking—and Leading—The Field

Our elite Varsity teams have a proud history of winning conference, county, state and sectional championships, and our scholar-athletes have won places on all-conference, all-county, all-state and all-star teams, as well as being recruited at top DI and DII schools. Our Junior Varsity teams develop tomorrow's student-athletes focusing on the fundamentals.

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  • 78%

    athletics participation rate in the Upper School.

Upper School Highlights

  • 2016 & 2017 NJSIAA Tennis Non-Public North A Sectional Champions 
  • 2017 Union County Tennis Tournament Champions 
  • 2017 NJSIAA Coach of the Year, Michael Manna (Tennis) 
  • 2017 NJISAA Prep “A’ Tennis Tournament Champions 
  • 2017 NJSIAA Tennis State Champions 
  • 2016 Union County Tennis Tournament Co-Champions 
  • 2017 Union County Coach of the Year, Sue Murray (Basketball) 
  • 2017 UCIAC Sky Division Basketball Champions 
  • 2017 UCIAC Sky Division Softball Champions 
  • 2016 & 2017 23 Academic All-American Scholar Athletes, Field Hockey 
  • 2015-2017 Summit Cup Champions, Ice Hockey 
  • 2017 22 Scholar Athletes selected to Union County All Conference Teams 
  • 2017 Kaira Brown ’19, placed 5th Nationally, 400m Indoor Track 
  • 2017 Kaira Brown ’19, placed 1st in NJ State, Non-Public B, 400m, Indoor Track 
  • 2017 Amber White ’19, 5th place medal in USA Fencing Div1A National Championships

Select a Team

TEAMS By Season

Cross Country
Field Hockey
Sailing (Club)

Ice Hockey
Winter Track

Track & Field

Athletics Affiliations

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    The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association, founded in 1918, is a voluntary, non-profit organization made up of 433 accredited public, private and parochial high schools in the state. The New Jersey Association joins the other 49 State Associations and constitutes the National Federation of State High School Associations, which has represented the best interests of high school athletics since 1920, and today represents 22,000 schools, more than 330,000 coaches and almost 4.5 million high school athletes. Kent Place School is classified in NJSIAA as a Non-Public North “A” School. NJSIAA may classify us as a Non Public B school in certain sports such as Cross Country, Winter Track and Track and Field. This decision is made by the NJSIAA and is based on the number of schools entering a tournament and their corresponding enrollments.

    The New Jersey Independent Schools Athletic Association is comprised of over 30 non-public and/or parochial schools in the state. The Association is divided into Prep “A” and Prep “B” schools for tournament competitions. The divisions are based upon enrollment numbers and strength of program. Kent Place School is classified in NJISAA as a Prep “A” School, the highest competitive division.
  • UCC

    The Union County Conference was formed to provide wholesome athletic competition among member schools, to encourage and inspire high standards of sportsmanship at all times, to develop the physical, mental and emotional health of participants in athletic competition and to abide by the Constitution and By-Laws of the NJSIAA. 
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    The Union County Interscholastic Athletic Conference is comprised of 26 schools and offers Union County Conference Tournament play in all sports. The Conference is committed to the success of student-athletes by offerings Scholar-Athlete scholarships on an annual basis. 

    The North Jersey Girls’ Golf League is comprised of 10 schools. The purpose of the NJGGL is to offer competitive and fair play among schools with girls’ golf teams. Each school plays every school in the league twice (time and weather permitting). 

    The North Jersey Girls’ Interscholastic Lacrosse League is comprised of 75 teams. The purpose of the NJGILL is to offer fair and competitive play among girls’ lacrosse teams. Schools are grouped together based on strength of program and geographical location. The league is divided into five major divisions with a North and South sub-division of each. Kent Place School is assigned to Stars and Stripes South Division, the highest competitive division within the league. 
  • Essex-Union FHL

    The Essex-Union Field Hockey League is comprised of 17 schools. The purpose of the EUFHL is to offer fair and competitive play among girls’ field hockey teams in Essex and Union Counties. Each school plays every school in the league once.
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.