PLEASE NOTE: The 2021/2022 Gateway application will go offline on June 16, 2022 to prepare for the new application year.
You must submit your application by that date or your data will be lost. If you do not submit by that date, you will need to create a new application starting on or about July 1, 2022 for the new 2022/2023 application year. Please also save a copy of all your data locally since it will be removed from the online application system.
Thank you for your interest in Kents Hill School!

Founded in 1824, Kents Hill School is one of the oldest co-educational independent schools in the United States. Located in central Maine, about one hour from Portland and three hours from Boston, Kents Hill is home to approximately 200 students from 30 different states and countries. With its historic buildings and views of the mountains, our campus is a reflection of the spirit of Kents Hill, a school adopting innovations in the classroom and in campus life while honoring the guiding principles that have made us strong for close to two hundred years. Our commitment to our core values makes Kents Hill a welcoming, exciting, and life-changing place where students learn and grow.

Our strong sense of community and unwavering belief in potential are integral parts of our institution which has been preparing students for college and beyond since 1824. Here, students are supported in pursuing the subjects and activities they love, while also encouraged to try new things. Our innovative Four-Dimensional (4D) Academic Curriculum places equal importance on knowledge, skills, character, and reflection throughout a student's entire Kents Hill experience.

We are excited that you are considering Kents Hill and look forward to partnering with you throughout the application process. The best way to see what makes Kents Hill such a special place is to visit. We offer daily tours, interviews, and information sessions throughout the year. Please contact our Admissions Office to set up a personal tour and interview at 207-685-1606 or, and review our Steps to Apply for a full overview of the admissions process.

We look forward to hearing from you, and are so excited to welcome you to the Kents Hill School community!

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