The Montclair Kimberley Academy

Tel: (973)746-9800
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  • 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 OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students1037 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
29%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeThe Montclair Kimberley Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers158 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants and collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
16%

Sports

Total Sports Offered22 sports
SportsBaseball, 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,
CheeringClimbing,
Cross CountryDance,
FencingField Hockey,
FootballGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Rock ClimbingSoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,
Winter TrackWrestling,

Extracurriculars

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