Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County

275 McKinley Avenue
New Milford, NJ 07646-0764
Tel: (201)262-9898
Grades: NS - 8 | 404 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 404 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 1%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County Student 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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  • New Milford
    Grades: UG | 28 students
    0.3 miles
    381 Madison Ave
    New Milford, NJ 07646
    (201)262-3287
    0.3UG
    28
  • New Milford
    Hovnanian School
    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: NS-8 | 156 students
    0.8 miles
    817 River Road
    New Milford, NJ 07646
    (201)967-5940
    0.8NS-8
    156
  • River Edge
    Grades: PK-8 | 967 students
    0.9 miles
    666 Kinderkamack Rd
    River Edge, NJ 07661
    (201)986-1414
    0.9PK-8
    967
  • Oradell
     St. Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 471 students
    1 miles
    305 Elm Street
    Oradell, NJ 07649
    (201)261-2388
    1PK-8
    471
  • River Edge
    Jewish Education For Special Children
    Special Education School (Jewish)
    Grades: UG | 43 students
    1.3 miles
    Po Box 361
    River Edge, NJ 07661
    (201)262-1090
    1.3UG
    43

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