Hanc - West Hempstead

Tel: (516)485-7786
Grades: K - 6 | 305 students
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 305 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 0%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Hanc - West Hempstead Student 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)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Hempstead
    Grades: PK-12 | 1011 students
    0.8 miles
    240 Hempstead Avenue
    West Hempstead, NY 11552
    (516)565-5640
    0.8PK-12
    1011
  • West Hempstead
    Grades: K-9 | 437 students
    1.1 miles
    12 Westminster Rd
    West Hempstead, NY 11552
    (516)481-9310
    1.1K-9
    437
  • Malverne
    Grace Lutheran School
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: K-7 | 166 students
    1.2 miles
    400 Hempstead Ave
    Malverne, NY 11565
    (516)599-6557
    1.2K-7
    166
  • Hempstead
    Epiphany Little Stars Academy
    Daycare / Preschool (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    Grades: NS-PK | 25 students
    1.3 miles
    35 Fulton Avenue
    Hempstead, NY 11550
    (516)486-3463
    1.3NS-PK
    25
  • Malverne
    Grades: NS-8 | 251 students
    1.5 miles
    76 Park Blvd
    Malverne, NY 11565
    (516)599-7328
    1.5NS-8
    251

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?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
Could This Happen To My Child?
August 30, 2015
Scandals in private school are bound to raise questions for those of us thinking about sending our children to private school. Regardless of how sensational these scandals may appear, they are actually few and far between.
Vouchers aka Tax Credits and Scholarship Funds
August 09, 2015
Voucher programs have gained a lot of traction since 1989 when the first voucher program appeared in Milwaukee. We look at how things are playing out in 2015.
Why Would I Want to....
July 12, 2015
Many parents tend to dismiss the idea of sending their children to private school without exploring it in depth. We explore this and several more related subjects.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Nassau County, NY is $15,150 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Nassau County, NY is 74% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).