Sar Academy

655 W 254th St
Bronx, NY 10471-0104
Tel: (718)548-1717
Grades: K - 9 | 856 students
SAR is as unusual in its physical structure as in its spiritual makeup.
From the light filled design of each of its buildings, to the openness that is at the core of its architecture, SAR is a school with open spaces, an open heart and a spirit of openness towards each and every student.
Each of our three divisions, the Early Learning Center (ELC), the Academy and the High School, recognizes there is a unique light that each individual brings to our school—the challenge that we welcome each and every day is to find the catalyst that will ignite the sparks and enable each child to shine.
SAR is a place where learning and life come together — where Torah and secular studies are integrated; where a love for Medinat Yisrael and Jewish tradition are fostered; where study is probing and meaningful; where students discover the beauty of their heritage.
SAR is a school that fosters Jewish pride, and a deep sense of concern and commitment to the American-Jewish community, the State of Israel and Jews around the world.
A school where the faculty inspires a love of learning and academic excellence.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 9

Student Body

Total Students 856 students
Student Body Type All-girls
% Students of Color 0%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Sar Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Yeshiva Of The Telshe Alumni (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Margaret Of Cortona School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Margaret Of Cortona School (0.5 miles away)
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  • Bronx
    Grades: 9-12 | 91 students
    0.4 miles
    4904 Independence Ave
    Bronx, NY 10471
    (718)601-3523
    0.49-12
    91
  • Bronx
    Grades: 9-12 | 73 students
    0.5 miles
    450 W 250th St
    Bronx, NY 10471
    (718)432-2600
    0.59-12
    73
  • Bronx
    Grades: 9-12 | 463 students
    0.5 miles
    503 W 259th St
    Bronx, NY 10471
    (718)548-2727
    0.59-12
    463
  • Bronx
    Grades: PK-8 | 289 students
    0.5 miles
    452 W 260th St
    Bronx, NY 10471
    (718)549-8580
    0.5PK-8
    289
  • Bronx
    Grades: PK-12 | 1142 students
    0.6 miles
    5250 Fieldston Road
    Bronx, NY 10471
    (718)549-8810
    0.6PK-12
    1142

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