Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County

275 McKinley Avenue
New Milford, NJ 07646-0764
     Tel: (201)262-9898
Grades: NS - 8 | 417 students
Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County is a Jewish day school dedicated to academic excellence.
A rich dual curriculum and experienced teachers challenge our students to become active independent learners and encourage each child's curiosity and creativity.Our open and inclusive community fosters respect for others, and a commitment to Jewish values, practices, texts, and Tikkun Olam (repairing the world).
We develop our students' fluency in the Hebrew language, and inspire a love of the State of Israel.Our goal is to lay the foundation on which our children will grow into confident, intellectually inquisitive and compassionate adults who will contribute to both the Jewish and world communities. 

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool - 8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Various

Student Body

Total Students 417 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 1%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31
Admissions Director Sarah Sokolic

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Newbury Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Institute For Educational Achievement (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hovnanian School (0.8 miles away)
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