The Montclair Kimberley Academy

201 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ 07042-0704
Tel: (973)746-9800
Grades: PK-12 | 1037 students
Travel opportunities are available from Middle School onwards.
Travel opportunities are available from Middle School onwards.
The Montclair Kimberley Academy is a Pre-K-12 coeducational day school with an exceptional college preparatory program unified by the concepts of our school motto: Knowledge, Vision, Integrity.
Our vision is to engage each student intellectually and personally with the world; to graduate students who will excel in college and in their lives beyond MKA; and to recognize complexity and value empathy.
Our aim is to strengthen each student's intellect, character, and confidence; to promote each student's full and active citizenship and leadership; and to secure a life-long sense of honor through academic, athletic, and artistic achievement.
We are here to cultivate a love of learning in each student; to develop independent and autonomous learners; and to establish a foundation of academic excellence.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students 1037 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade The Montclair Kimberley Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 158 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Khaki pants and collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

% on Financial Aid


Total Sports Offered 22 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Climbing, Cross Country, Dance, Fencing, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rock Climbing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
FencingField Hockey,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Rock ClimbingSoccer,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,
Winter TrackWrestling,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Community Service, Performing Arts, Student Literary Magazine, Study Abroad, Yearbook Study Abroad, Yearbook, Community Service,
Performing Arts,
Student Literary Magazine,
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