A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Sports
    B
Address
201 Valley Rd
Montclair, NJ 07042
Telephone
(973) 746-9800
Website
Organization Memberships
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$37,270
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid

The Montclair Kimberley Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1340
106 responses
Average ACT
30
61 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
78%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.9 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
  • The annual Gathering of all three campuses.
    21%
  • Winter musical
    17%
  • Field Day
    17%
  • Homecoming
    14%
  • House Competitions
    10%
  • Basketball games
    7%
  • Spirit Week
    7%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,018
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.11 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.11 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
National
16:1
Poll
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.18 responses
Poll
89%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.18 responses
Poll
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.18 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
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This is a challenging school which prepares students for the rigors of college work. Top students here can expect to attend the top universities in the US. Above average students also fare very well, especially if they have strong extracurricular achievements in athletics and performing arts. The faculty is strong across the board and the sports programs and coaching staff are improving. Facilities are being upgraded each year. There is a new academic center at the upper school. The school is experiencing record applications.
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I've attended this school since fourth grade and I definitely had my ups and downs. I've been fortunate enough be taught by amazing teachers throughout my middle and high school experience. They have guided me, opened my mind and prepared me to face the challenges roaming out there after I graduate. However, there are topics the school could work on from some of the food they provide for lunch to expanding more recognition to the arts. the high cost to attend this school was also a struggle for my family. However, I'm very thankful for being able to experience the diversity and enlightenment offered by this school.
I attended Montclair Kimberley Academy from pre-k through 12th grade, and I am very grateful for everything the school gave and taught me. The teachers are engaging and passionate about what they do, and the school makes every effort to cultivate a diverse, supportive learning and growing community.