Westchester Hebrew High School

856 Orienta Ave ,
Mamaroneck, NY, 10543-0105
Tel: (914)698-0806
Grades: 9 - 12 | 122 students
 WHHS has a diverse student body coming from Westchester, Connecticut, Riverdale, Manhattan, and Rockland counties.
We provide round-trip transportation to all of these areas.
Westchester offers a full range of co-curricular activities, including varsity sports, competitive academic teams, the arts, special interest clubs and Chessed programs.
Our goal at Westchester Hebrew High School is academic excellence through relevant, innovative, context-based learning, ever mindful of the social and emotional well-being of our students.
The power of our unique environment enables us to encourage responsibility, ethics, leadership, self-discovery, confidence and preparedness, as we believe that these are the skills necessary for success in both college and in life. 

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 1971

Student Body

Total Students 122 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Westchester Hebrew High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 11 students
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
Average SAT score 1810
Average ACT score 26
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 30
Yearly Tuition Cost $29,500
Tuition Notes Tuition Assistance is available to those in need upon submission of required documentation
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Shari J. Levitan

Sports

Total Sports Offered 7 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Field Hockey, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Field HockeyGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
Volleyball

School Notes:

  • Our low student-teacher ratios mean that WHHS students are actively engaged in their classes and encouraged to express themselves.  Lively round-table discussions enable students to delve deeply into both secular and Judaic studies content. WHHS students explore their intellectual curiosity and learn to think critically, skills essential in the college years to follow.  Our unique EDGE Program provides the opportunity for independent study and real-life experiential learning, helping students to explore and discover their personal and academic interests. WHHS continually strives to enhance its challenging curriculum in news way. Some examples include: Enhanced educational technology, with the assistance of teacher Rivke Pianko, recipient of the 2012 JEP Young Pioneers in Jewish Education AwardThe use of iPADs and cutting-edge interactive apps to enrich the core curriculumOur ongoing partnership with Brown University Pre-College On-line for our 11th grade honors’ studentsA new senior electives program, with diverse offerings such as Financial Accounting, Art History, and Constitutional Law.
  • Profile last updated: 02/15/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is French-American School of New York (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Westchester Day School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Westchester Day School (0 miles away)
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  • Mamaroneck Westchester Day School
    (Jewish)
    856 Orienta Ave
    Mamaroneck , NY , 10543
    (914)698-8900
    (Jewish)
    0  mi  |  316  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Larchmont French-American School of New York
    Special Program Emphasis
    111 Larchmont Ave
    Larchmont , NY , 10538
    (914)250-0408
    Special Program Emphasis
    1.2  mi  |  837  students  |  Gr.  NS-12
  • Mamaroneck French American School Of New York
    525 Fenimore Road
    Mamaroneck , NY , 10543
    (914)250-0000
    1.2  mi  |  848  students  |  Gr.  NS-12
  • Larchmont Ss John & Paul School
    (Roman Catholic)
    280 Weaver St
    Larchmont , NY , 10538
    (991)834-6332
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.4  mi  |  305  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • New Rochelle Salesian High School
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    148 E Main St
    New Rochelle , NY , 10801
    (914)632-0248
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    2.4  mi  |  505  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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The average private school tuition in Westchester County, NY is $21,873 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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