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An independent day school educating students PreK-Grade 12

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The Power of Perseverance

Our students experience the values of perseverance, leadership, and respect through participating in physical pursuits and athletic competitions.

King athletes, known as Vikings,  positively partner with one another and commit to a shared goal, emerging more confident and well-rounded. King Athletics offers a diverse program from physical education to competitive teams, designed as an essential component of the overall educational experience.

Athletic excellence demands constant growth and teamwork; our coaches and players create an atmosphere that engages, challenges, and supports students as they strive for excellence.

Learn about our Athletics program for Grades 6-12. You will also hear from two of our students about their experiences as members of an athletic team.

Vikings Fast Facts

  • Leadership and character building development programming for athletes and coaches. 
  • Service Learning and Global Education initiatives and opportunities for teams.
  • Community Partnerships: Positive Coaching Alliance, Chelsea Piers, and HSS Stamford Health.

By the Numbers


Competitive and Non-Competitive Athletic offerings Grades 6-12


FAA League and Tournament Championships


Full-time Athletic Trainers


NEPSAC Championships


Strength and Conditioning Coaches


College Counselor for Students Considering College Athletics


Students Participate in Athletics PreK-12


Sportsmanship Awards

Athletics in Action

Finishing Strong: Billy Bennett Leads The Way For King Cross Country Into New England Championships

King School senior Billy Bennett has been outrunning the cross country competition since he arrived at King five years ago, but this year, he says, has been special. Billy recently took part in a Q&A where he discussed his experiences running with the King cross country team, the importance of camaraderie with teammates and coaches, and his aim to finish the season strong at the upcoming New England Championships. 

Read More about Finishing Strong: Billy Bennett Leads The Way For King Cross Country Into New England Championships