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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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,054 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $40,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 14

Top Rankings

Montclair Kimberley Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1887
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
1,054 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 38%
Students by Grade
Montclair Kimberley Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
167 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
16 courses
List of Courses Offered
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(Khaki pants and collared shirt)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Dec. 14
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $21,610-$40,170
Summer Program Cost Notes
% on Financial Aid
16%
Admissions Director
Alyson Waldman

Sports

Extracurriculars

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

Club or Organization:
Study Abroad

School Notes

  • 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.
Profile last updated: 09/22/2021

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked NJ School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,054 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $40,000
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 14

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