Hanc - West Hempstead

609 Hempstead Ave,
West Hempstead, NY, 11552-0115
Tel: (516)485-7786
The Hebrew Academy of Nassau County educates boys and girls from nursery through high school throughout Long Island by providing a high quality and thorough curriculum rooted in Torah and mada, 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 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 nurtures the many different facets of life in each of our students- the academic and intellectual, the moral and spiritual, and the communal.
As an academic institution, HANC provides an exceptional education for our students, serving each student according to his or her own individual talents and specific needs.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Society of Hebrew Day Schools (NSHDS)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 6

Student Body

Total Students 292 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Hanc - West Hempstead Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hanc - Middle & High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hanc - Middle & High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Hanc - Middle & High School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West Hempstead Hanc - Middle & High School
    (Jewish)
    240 Hempstead Avenue
    West Hempstead , NY , 11552
    (516)565-5640
    (Jewish)
    0.8  mi  |  1011  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • West Hempstead
    St. Thomas The Apolstle School
    (Roman Catholic)
    12 Westminster Rd
    West Hempstead , NY , 11552
    (516)481-9310
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.1  mi  |  437  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Malverne Grace Lutheran School
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    400 Hempstead Ave
    Malverne , NY , 11565
    (516)599-6557
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    1.2  mi  |  166  students  |  Gr.  K-7
  • 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))
    1.4  mi  |  25  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Franklin Square St Catherine Of Sienna School
    (Roman Catholic)
    990 Holzheimer St
    Franklin Square , NY , 11010
    (516)437-2733
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.4  mi  |  193  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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