Morris Namias Shalom Torah Academy

639 Abbington Drive,
Hightstown, NJ, 08520-0852
Tel: (609)443-4877
Grades: PK - 8 | 136 students
Shalom Torah Academy provides Jewish communities with the highest caliber education through our pre-schools, elementary, and junior high schools.
In addition, an emphasis is made on nurturing our students to build their self confidence, self esteem and self worth, by providing an atmosphere of love, and caring.
By keeping a small classroom setting, a close relationship is fostered between teacher and student.
An early educational foundation at Shalom Torah Academy helps develop a child's identity, importance and role as an American Jew.
His or her sense of security, self image and quality of life are therefore greatly enhanced.
These are the ingredients for a successful high achiever.
Every child who comes to Shalom is afforded an opportunity to enjoy a positive and meaningful experience in Jewish living.
They learn how to apply and synthesize the ideals of our Jewish heritage in our modern society.
Our philosophy at Shalom is to meet the needs of every child.
We want to give each child not only the knowledge needed to become a productive member of society, but also the skills to be a life-long learner.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8

Student Body

Total Students 136 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 1%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Morris Namias Shalom Torah Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Peddie School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montessori Family School (3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori Family School (3 miles away)
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  • Hightstown Peddie School    
    201 S Main St
    Hightstown , NJ , 08520
    (609)944-7501
    1.8  mi  |  548  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Millstone Township Montessori Family School
    Montessori School
    350 Rike Dr.
    Millstone Township , NJ , 08535
    (609)371-9300
    Montessori School
    3  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Cranbury Montessori Preschool Academy
    Montessori School
    2674 Us Highway 130 # B1
    Cranbury , NJ , 08512
    (609)409-9300
    Montessori School
    3.6  mi  |  32  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Hightstown Knowledge Beginnings
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    300 D Princeton-Hightstown Road
    Hightstown , NJ , 08520
    (609)448-4333
    Early Childhood / Day Cares
    3.8  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Englishtown Congregation Sons Of Israel Nursery School
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    Po Box 369
    Englishtown , NJ , 07726
    (732)446-4924
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Jewish)
    4.5  mi  |  178  students  |  Gr.  K

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