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Kent School

Kent School is a private, co-educational college preparatory school in Kent, Connecticut. The Reverend Frederick Herbert Sill, Order of the Holy Cross, established the school in 1906 and it retains its affiliation with the Episcopal Church of the United States. Students at Kent come from more than 40 foreign countries and nearly as many states.

Situated between the Appalachian Trail and the Housatonic River, the 1,200-acre campus currently serves around 565 students, about 510 of whom board. The school was one of the first New England boarding schools to educate both young men and women in 1960.  Kent School Boat Club also became the first American school crew to row at British Henley Royal Regatta and compete for the Thames Challenge Cup in 1927.  Kent is a member of the Founders League of New England preparatory schools which consists of, among others,  Choate, Rosemary Hall, Hotchkiss School, Trinity-Pawling School and The Taft School.