Nefesh Academy

2005 E 17th St,
Brooklyn, NY, 11229-0112
Tel: (718)627-4463
Nefesh Academy is an accredited New York State school, and accepts students from a wide range of ethnic Jewish backgrounds.
We follow the recommendations of both Torah U'Mesorah and the Cleveland day school curriculum, but modify these slightly to meet the needs of our talented, trilingual students.
Preparatory classes on all levels ensure that it is never too late for a Jewish girl to receive a Yeshiva education.
Our Judaic Studies curriculum is designed to foster academic success as well as Jewish identity and pride.
Our advanced Torah/Chumash and Jewish History classes are highlighted with a focus on personalities who are role models in Jewish history.
Varied activities and workshops, emphasizing creative expression and hands-on work, actualize the abstract concepts and reinforce classroom lessons.
Students take educational field trips to build enthusiasm and turn education into reality.
The Hebrew Language program eases our students into what is for many, a third language.
The overall goal of the Elementary School program is to partner with parents and engage our students in Judaic gratification and intellectual development.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 66 students
Student Body Type All-girls
Students by Grade Nefesh Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Edmund Preparatory High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Edmund Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Yeshivat Or Hatorah (0.3 miles away)
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  • Brooklyn St. Edmund Elementary School
    (Roman Catholic)
    1902 Avenue T
    Brooklyn , NY , 11229
    (718)648-9229
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  249  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Brooklyn
    St. Edmund Preparatory High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    2474 Ocean Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11229
    (718)743-6100X42
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  753  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Brooklyn
    Windmill Montessori School
    Montessori School
    1317 Avenue T
    Brooklyn , NY , 11229
    (718)375-7973
    Montessori School
    0.2  mi  |  92  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Brooklyn
    Yeshivat Or Hatorah
    All-boys  (Jewish)
    2119 Homecrest Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11229
    (718)645-4645
    All-boys  (Jewish)
    0.3  mi  |  176  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Brooklyn
    Ichud Mosdos Hachinuch
    Special Education School (Jewish)
    1604 Avenue R
    Brooklyn , NY , 11229
    (718)375-0400
    Special Education School (Jewish)
    0.3  mi  |  144  students  |  Gr.  1-12

School Reviews

  • Recommended March 07, 2013 - The teachers and administration at Nefesh go above and beyond for their students. My daughter transferred in November, and she was welcomed by students and staff alike. Limudei Kodesh is taught in small groups geared to each student''s level, as the girls come from a variety of backgrounds. Limudei Chol features a regular Regents curriculum. Hashkafa is wonderful. - Posted by Parent

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