South Kent School

South Kent, Connecticut, USA view map
All Boys, Episcopal

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South Kent School offers an innovative, project-based program with an emphasis on applied technology, sustainability, environmental studies & experiential learning.
South Kent's flagship program; The Center for Innovation will combine ecological and environmental studies focusing on sustainability and applied technology.
A recently acquired property adjacent to the current SKS campus will serve as a real-time laboratory and provide the site for a project-based curriculum. Boys will have the opportunity to work on world impacting initiatives in the areas of alternative & renewable energy sources and ecological stewardship.
The Advanced Media Group (AMG) offers boys the opportunity to explore the world of digital entrepreneurship and web-casting.

Outdoor education, community service, and student activities augment academic coursework. A 5:1 student/teacher ratio; recent enhancements in dormitories the installations of SMARTBOARDS, a newly expanded arts facility; and a strong leadership program enable each student to develop his individual strengths and interests.

South Kent also offers high level athletics for boys who are interested in pursuing goals in particular sports. Advanced training techniques, outstanding facilities and top level coaching provide the boys with the most optimal environment for success. Many South Kent graduates have continued to compete at the collegiate level while a select few have continued to play at the professional level.

40 Bulls Bridge Road, South Kent, Connecticut, USA 06785

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Director of Admission: Ken Brown
Admissions Phone:860-927-3539Fax:888-803-0140
Email: Website:

  • Application Deadline: February 15
  • Application Fee: $50
  • International Application Fee: $100
  • Accept TABS Admission Application: Yes

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  • Founded: 1923
  • Campus Size: 550 acres
  • Grades Offered: 9th-post-grad
  • Accredited by: NEASC, CAIS/CT
Student Body
Grades 9th-post-grad
Grades 9th-post-grad
Girls     0 0 0
Boys     156 34 190
Total     156 34 190

Tuition and Financial Aid
  • 7-Day Boarding: $46,500
  • 5-Day Boarding: N/A
  • Day Tuition Fee: $30,000
  • Payment Plans: Offered
  • Need-Based Aid: Offered
  • Students Receiving Aid: 60.00%
  • Average Awarded: $18,000

Department Director: Phil Darrin

Average Class Size: 9

Full Time Teachers: 35

Teachers Holding Advanced Degrees: 30.00%

Student/Teacher Ratio: 5/1

Saturday Classes: Yes

Summer Programs Offered: Offered

Number of AP Courses Offered: 8

Advanced/Enrichment Programs
  • AP Courses
  • Post Graduate Year
  • Syracuse University courses
Support Programs
  • College Counseling
  • ESL: Beginning
  • ESL: Intermediate
  • ESL: Advanced
  • Study Skills Assistance
  • Subject Tutoring
  • Technology Center
  • Writing Center
  • Creative Writing
  • European History
  • Honors
  • Medieval History
  • United States History
  • World History
Foreign Languages:
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Latin
Humanities/Social Sciences:
  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Anatomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Ecology
  • Environmental Science
  • Physical Science
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Honors Math
  • Geometry
  • Statistics
  • Trigonometry
Computer Studies:
  • Computer Applications
  • Multimedia
  • Individual Instructions
  • Music Appreciation
Performing/Visual Arts:
  • Art
  • Film and Video
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Publications
Special Programs:
  • Community Service
  • Outdoor Education
  • Semester/Year Off-Campus
Distinctive or New Programs:
  • Center for Innovation
    Ecological and Environmental Studies Program

AP Courses Available:
  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Chemistry
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • European History
  • French Language
  • US Government & Politics
  • Spanish Language
  • US History

Department Director: Gonzalo Garcia

Dorm Life

Number of Dorms: 7

Average Students Per Dorm: 22

No. of Boys Dorms: 7

Dorm Amenities:
Wireless Internet 

Dress Code: Formal

Student Life


  • Baseball field(s)
  • Basketball court(s)
  • Fitness Center
  • Sand volleyball court(s)
  • Indoor basketball court(s)
  • Ice Rink

Clubs and Organizations

  • Community Service
  • Dorm Proctors
  • Math Club
  • Newspaper
  • Outing Club
  • Photography
  • Snowboarding
  • Student Activities
  • Student Government
  • Student Publications
  • Theater
  • TV Station
  • Weightlifting
  • Yearbook
  • Advanced Media Group, Mountain Biking

Arts Department Director: Cheryl Moore

Athletics Department Director: Owen Finberg

  • Choral Music
  • Advanced Media Group
Interscholastic Sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Crew
  • Cross-Country Running
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
Recreational Sports
  • Alpine Skiing
  • Hiking
  • Nordic Ski Racing
  • Outdoor Education
  • Snowboarding
  • Weight Lifting
  • Mountain Biking

Department Director: Melissa Morse

College Information

Percentage of Graduates Who Attend College: 100.00%

Colleges attended in the past 5 years by our graduates:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1 graduates
Dartmouth College 1 graduates
Brown University 1 graduates
Northwestern University 1 graduates
Art Institute of Chicago 1 graduates
Tufts University 1 graduates
University of Virginia 2 graduates
Univrsity of Michigan 2 graduates

Middle Percentile of SAT Scores

25th percentile 75th percentile
Critical Reading NA NA
Mathematics NA NA
Writing NA NA

Notable Alumni

Quotes from Alumni

Summary: Summer program for International students: English language based. Five week program prior to fall enrollment.

Department Director: Ken Brown