Kehillah Schechter Academy

One Commerce Way
Norwood, MA 02062-0207
Tel: (781)769-5555
Grades: K-8 | 109 students
At the Kehillah Schechter Academy we educate students in grades K - 8.
We are devoted to inspiring Jewish children to embrace the knowledge and faith of their heritage.
Our goal is to teach our students to become educated, committed, and ethical members of both their Jewish and American communities.
We empower our students to learn and to seek knowledge with confidence and enthusiasm within a challenging and supportive environment.
Our school reaches into the family, creating a partnership in faith and in learning.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
State or regional independent school association
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported differentiated learning

Student Body

Total Students 109 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Kehillah Schechter Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 12 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Financial affordability can be discussed
Admissions Director Margie Klayman


Total Sports Offered 1 sports
Sports BasketballBasketball

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is League School Of Greater Boston (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sunshine Country Day School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Sunshine Country Day School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • East Walpole
    Sunshine Country Day School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-KG | 36 students
    0.9 miles
    205 Washington St
    East Walpole, MA 02032
  • East Walpole
    Walpole KinderCare
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 40 students
    1 miles
    201 Coney St.
    East Walpole, MA 02032
  • East Walpole
    League School Of Greater Boston
    Special Education School
    Grades: 3-12 | 74 students
    1.1 miles
    300 Boston Providence Tpke
    East Walpole, MA 02032
  • Norwood
    Grades: NS-8 | 379 students
    2 miles
    249 Nahatan St
    Norwood, MA 02062
  • Walpole
    Blessed Sacrament School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: NS-8 | 413 students
    2.5 miles
    808 East Street
    Walpole, MA 02081

School Reviews

KSA is a wonderful, nurturing school. Children are taught with their own individual pace in mind. The Judaic and Secular curriculum are both outstanding. This learning will take each student far in life---learning 21st century skills. Highly recommend this school.
- Posted by Parent, 07/24/15
Being at KSA makes me feel safe and secure. My teachers understand me and help me learn. I always feel supported and cared for. I will really miss being here when I graduate.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 07/24/15

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The average private school tuition in Norfolk County, MA is $13,291 for elementary schools and $27,994 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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