Montclair Kimberly Academy

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Project: Montclair Kimberly Academy
Color: Graphite #003
Finish: Smooth Shot Blast
Location: Montclair, New Jersey
Architect: NK Architects

Montclair Kimberley Academy is a Pre-K-12 coeducational day school with an exceptional college preparatory program, unified by the concepts of the school motto: Knowledge, Vision, Integrity.

Located in Essex County, New Jersey, United States, it is one of New Jersey’s largest independent day schools. Active participation in the arts, athletics and service opportunities are encouraged to enhance the challenging academic curriculum.

The fine and performing arts addition for Montclair Kimberley Academy expands the school’s ability to accommodate their growing arts programs. The two‐level, 15,000 square foot addition provides new choral and orchestral band rooms with individual and group practice facilities on the upper floor.

This project was awarded a Gold Medal for design from the AIA Newark‐Suburban chapter.

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