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Notes for Prospective Students
Since 1955, Hebrew Academy of Tidewater has served as the region’s only Jewish Community Day School, welcoming families of all Jewish backgrounds and practices.
The strength of the program is built upon a rigorous and comprehensive academic curriculum of science, math, social studies, Jewish studies, Hebrew language, music, art, physical education, and the use of advanced technology.
Immersion in the school’s dual curriculum prepares students for the rigors of academic programs at other fine schools while instilling a strong foundation and understanding of who they are as Jews.
Graduates make confident transitions into ALL the best independent schools, IB academies, honors programs, and Judaic schools of higher learning.
• Welcoming children of all Jewish affiliations (Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, and interfaith marriage)
• Region’s only Jewish community day school• Centrally located
• Strength of program is built upon a rigorous academic dual curriculum of science, math, social studies, Jewish studies, Hebrew language, music, art, physical education, and the use of advanced technology
• Facility boasts a regulation size gym, soccer field, tennis courts and indoor pool• Faculty includes general studies teachers, Judaic studies/Hebrew language teachers and multiple resource teachers
• Teachers know strengths and needs of all students within a warm and caring atmosphere
• Extra help and enrichment available
• Clubs and intramurals
• Need-based financial aid available
• All teachers certified by the Virginia Department of Education or meet other professional accreditation standards
• Full membership in and accreditation by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
• Founding member of RAVSAK, the Jewish Community Day School Network
• Constituent agency of the United Federation of Tidewater
• Hours: M-Thurs 8 a.m.
Strelitz Early Childhood Center preschool
The mission of the Strelitz Early Childhood Center is to establish a strong foundation for lifelong learning in a dynamic, supportive, and enriching Jewish environment.
All teachers guide students in a loving and nurturing environment, encouraging language development, creativity, and exploration of the world around them.
Tuition assistance is available to those demonstrating financial need.