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.: 29%
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 (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Institute For Educational Achievement (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Institute For Educational Achievement (0.5 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  |Preschools Preschools  |Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New Milford Institute For Educational Achievement
    Special Education School
    381 Madison Ave
    New Milford , NJ , 07646
    (201)262-3287
    Special Education School
    0.5  mi  |  28  students  |  Gr.  PK
  • Bergenfield Newbury Academy
    Alternative School
    http://www.newburyacademy.com
    Bergenfield , NJ , 07621
    (201)887-7011
    Alternative School
    0.6  mi  |   students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Bergenfield
    Transfiguration Academy-lower Campus
    (Roman Catholic)
    10 Bradley Ave
    Bergenfield , NJ , 07621
    (201)384-3627
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.9  mi  |  271  students  |  Gr.  K-5
  • Bergenfield
    Yeshivat Noam School
    (Jewish)
    139 S Washington Avenue
    Bergenfield , NJ , 07621
    (201)439-1919
    (Jewish)
    1.3  mi  |  220  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Oradell Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award St. Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    305 Elm Street
    Oradell , NJ , 07649
    (201)261-2388
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.3  mi  |  471  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?         Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Rankings or Comparisons?
Rankings or Comparisons?
Choosing the right private school for your child involves comparing schools as opposed to ranking them.
7 Ways Kids Can Avoid Summer Brain Drain
The summer "Brain Drain," also known as the "Summer Slide" is a term commonly used by educators and parents alike to describe the learning loss that takes place for many students during summer months. We polled the experts and found the 7 best ways parents and kids can combat the problem head on.
Marketing the Small Private School: Communicating with Your Community
The foundation of any successful small private school marketing program is having clear, consistent and authoritative in-house communications. We take a look at what is involved in this second article on marketing the small private school.
Request Information
I am a: Parent   Student  
Email:
Parent or guardian name:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Male   Female  
Currently grade:
Seeking entry grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Public   Private   Parochial  
Applying for financial aid?:
Yes   No   Don't Know  

Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.

Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!