Steps to Apply

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  • Step 1: Submit Inquiry Form

    Thank you for your interest in Kents Hill School! Please tell us more about yourself and your interests by filling out our online inquiry form. If you have questions, please don't hesitate to contact the Admissions Office directly at 207-685-1606 or
    Please note that we are now accepting applications for the 2020-21 academic year that will be reviewed on a rolling basis. There are limited spots available for the 2019-20 academic year.
  • Step 2: Schedule a Tour and Interview

    A personal interview is an integral part of the application process. During your visit, you and your family will go on a student-guided tour of our campus, meet with a member of the Admissions Office for an interview, and connect with faculty members who share your interests.
    Visits take approximately two hours, and the best time to visit is when school is in session. If distance precludes a visit to Kents Hill, we can arrange for a Skype interview.
    To schedule your tour and interview, please contact the Admissions Office at 207-685-1606 or If you have already completed an inquiry form and your parent(s) have received a user name, you can self-schedule an interview by logging into the parent portal from the "Admission Progress" tab, click “Schedule a Visit” and follow the directions listed on the page.
    We look forward to welcoming you to the Hill! 
  • Step 3: Apply Online

    In addition to the Kents Hill School online application, we are proud to accept applications from SAO (SSAT) and Gateway to Prep Schools

    *Please note that all applicants must complete the online inquiry form [Step 1] before proceeding to Kents Hill School application. If you have completed the form but have not received your username, please contact the Admissions Office at 207-685-1606 or
  • Step 4: Submit Recommendation Forms

    In addition to our online application, we require the following recommendation forms:
    Once completed, printed materials can be scanned (, faxed (207-685-9529) or mailed to:

    Kents Hill School
    Attn: Linda Albert
    1614 Main St.
    Kents Hill, ME
  • Step 5: Submit Transcript

    Applicants must submit a transcript from their current school along with any additional school records or academic testing available.

    Once completed, printed materials can be scanned (, faxed (207-685-9529) or mailed to:

    Kents Hill School
    Attn: Linda Albert
    1614 Main St.
    Kents Hill, ME
  • Step 6: Submit Applicable Testing

    The SSAT is recommended but not required for incoming freshmen and sophomores. For incoming seniors and Academic Gap Year students, SAT and/or ACT scores are required. If you have educational testing please submit it with your application.

    Students whose first language is not English must submit an official Second Language Test score in order to be considered for admission.
  • Step 7: Submit Financial Aid Application

    The deadline to apply for financial aid for the 2020-21 academic year is January 15, 2020. The SSS Financial Aid Application opens October 2, 2019. If you have any questions, please contact Alison Lincoln-Rich, Director of Financial Aid, at 207-685-1647 or
  • Step 8: Receive and Review Decision

    Kents Hill School admissions applications are reviewed on a rolling basis with a priority deadline of February 1. Applicants will be notified via email when decisions are available. Financial aid awards and admissions decisions will be issued concurrently.

    Decision letters can be viewed on the Kents Hill School Parent Portal. Please see our Frequently Asked Questions if you require assistance.

Admissions on the Road

Kents Hill School's Admissions Team will be traveling throughout the country and around the world and would be delighted to meet with you! We will be attending fairs and programs, conducting school visits, scheduling interviews with prospective students and families, and meeting with educational consultants and school placement professionals. If you would like to schedule a remote interview or conversation, please contact the Admissions Office at 207-685-1606 or

Educational Consultants

Kents Hill School has cultivated valuable relationships with educational consultants and school placement professionals across the globe.

Individual or group programming can be arranged as requested, ensuring that educational placement professionals have a clear and comprehensive view of Kents Hill's unique offerings. Visits can include a full campus tour, the opportunity to observe learning and teaching, and individualized meetings with senior faculty representatives from the Academic Coaching Program, College and University Placement, Community and Residential Life, Health Center and Student Services, and more. To arrange a personal visit or refer a family, please contact Matthew Crane, Dean of Enrollment Management, at 207-685-1649 or
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