The 2022/2023 Gateway to Prep Schools application is now available.
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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 over 235 students from 30 different states and countries.

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. Our commitment to our core values makes Kents Hill a welcoming, exciting, and life-changing place where students learn and grow.

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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