Every gift to Annual Giving impacts each and every one of MKA’s students, whether by supporting our exceptional faculty, superior academics, extraordinary arts programs, outstanding athletics or our financial aid program, which allows students from all financial circumstances to prosper and succeed in the MKA community.


Annual Giving provides our faculty with professional development for a multitude of academic enhancements. Notable among these is training in MKA’s Culture of Ethics, which provides a common experience that helps students gain a solid footing in a rapidly changing world where they will interact with many cultures.

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Annual Giving picks up where tuition leaves off, allowing MKA to hold down tuition and provide financial aid for deserving families.
Your participation in Annual Giving demonstrates your support and commitment to the MKA experience for every student.


Annual Giving affords all our students access to up-to-the-minute technology. By keeping abreast of what’s new, they are prepared to seize opportunities and maximize their potential for success during their time at MKA and beyond.

Your gifts help MKA retain its national reputation as an innovator among independent day schools.


Annual Giving provides support for essential operations and new and renovated facilities that keep our three campuses thriving. Electricity, heat, upkeep of athletic fields and playgrounds, new Upper School bleachers, new Middle and Upper School library and cafeteria furniture, improved lighting in the Primary School, a new state-of-the-art Upper School training facility and significant rehabilitation of the Upper School swimming pool are among recent improvements funded by Annual Giving. Together they ensure that MKA continues to support students on their distinct, unparalleled learning adventures.

Tuition provides only 92% of the cost of a child’s education at MKA. An additional 4% is covered by generous donations to Annual Giving.