Hanc - Middle & High School

240 Hempstead Avenue,
West Hempstead, NY, 11552-0115
Tel: (516)565-5640
The Hebrew Academy of Nassau County (HANC) educates boys and girls from nursery through high school throughout Long Island by providing a high quality and thorough curriculum rooted in Torah (religious studies) and mada (general studies), based in academic excellence.
HANC provides a dynamic, Orthodox Jewish education that fosters intellectual and spiritual understanding and love of Torah, and commitment to its mitzvot and values.
An emphasis on midot tovot (good character) infuses all aspects of school life.
HANC provides a challenging curriculum in general studies according to the highest educational standards as a complement to, and enhancement of, Torah study.
By creating a climate of active intellectual inquiry in both disciplines, HANC encourages exploration and understanding of the world.
HANC emphasizes the responsibility of each Jew toward G-d and all people.
HANC instills in its students Ahavat Yisrael-love of Israel--as embracing the Land and State of Israel, and fellow Jews.
HANC inculcates in its students the ideals of the American democratic heritage of freedom, justice and human dignity.
HANC, in keeping with its long-standing goal of "chanoch lana'ar al pi darkho" (teach a child according to his abilities), provides a stimulating education for students with differing levels of academic ability and from differing backgrounds according to the various individual needs of the students.
HANC partners with parents to nurture each student to develop as an entire person.
By providing diverse academic and extracurricular programs, HANC enables and encourages students to discover and excel in fields in which they can lead meaningful lives.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 1011 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Hanc - Middle & High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sacred Heart Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Thomas The Apolstle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Crescent School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West Hempstead St. Thomas The Apolstle School
    (Roman Catholic)
    12 Westminster Rd
    West Hempstead , NY , 11552
    (516)481-9310
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.3  mi  |  437  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Hempstead Epiphany Little Stars Academy
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    35 Fulton Avenue
    Hempstead , NY , 11550
    (516)486-3463
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    0.6  mi  |  25  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • West Hempstead Hanc - West Hempstead
    (Jewish)
    609 Hempstead Ave
    West Hempstead , NY , 11552
    (516)485-7786
    (Jewish)
    0.8  mi  |  292  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Hempstead Sacred Heart Academy
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    47 Cathedral Ave
    Hempstead , NY , 11550
    (516)483-7383
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0.8  mi  |  896  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Hempstead
    Crescent School
    (Islamic)
    130 Front St
    Hempstead , NY , 11550
    (516)292-1787
    (Islamic)
    0.8  mi  |  229  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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