Jack M Barrack Hebrew Academy

272 S Bryn Mawr Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-0190
     Tel: (610)922-2350
        
   
Grades: 6 - 12 | 258 students
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Founded in 1946 as Akiba Hebrew Academy, the school was renamed Jack M Barrack Hebrew Academy in 2007 and moved to a 35-acre campus and state-of-the art facilities in Bryn Mawr, PA in 2008.
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The oldest, coeducational, independent day school in North America, Barrack welcomes students from every spectrum of Jewish life and provides an outstanding education to students in grades 6-12.
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A dynamic dual curriculum of college preparatory and Jewish studies combines academic excellence with timeless Jewish values, inspiring our students to excel in learning, leading and life.
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Community service and a commitment to social justice are hallmarks of a Barrack education.
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A dedicated faculty motivates students to become critical thinkers and problem solvers, building skills and confidence and empowering them to pursue goals of higher education and positive involvement in the Jewish community and the community at large.
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Barrack graduates are prepared for the world, and our alumni play leading roles in all walks of life at home and around the world.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades 6 - 12
Year Founded 1946

Student Body

Total Students 258 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Jack M Barrack Hebrew Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $24,999
Tuition Notes Middle School Tuition: $22,900
% on Financial Aid 47%
Admissions Director Vivian Young
Admissions Associate Carey

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and FieldBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSquash,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and Field

School Notes:

In addition to enjoying an excellent education, Barrack students can participate in 11 sports, fielding 18 teams, explore 45 clubs and extracurricular activities, and give back to the community through vital service and social action programs. A new trimester program expands electives in the performing arts ( instrumental, vocal, dramatic) and in the visual arts.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is The Shipley School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Aloysius Academy (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Shipley School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Bryn Mawr St. Aloysius Academy
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    401 S Bryn Mawr Avenue
    Bryn MawrPA 19010
    (610)525-1670
    All-boys  (Roman Catholic)
    0.6 mi | 208 students | Gr. K-8                      
  • Bryn MawrThe Shipley School
    814 Yarrow Street
    Bryn MawrPA 19010
    (610)525-4300
    0.9 mi | 840 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Bryn MawrThe Baldwin School
    All-girls  (Non-sectarian)
    701 Montgomery Avenue
    Bryn MawrPA 19010
    (610)525-2700
    All-girls  (Non-sectarian)
    0.9 mi | 560 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Bryn MawrPhebe Anna Thorne School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1029 Wyndon Avenue
    Bryn MawrPA 19010
    (610)526-7913
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    0.9 mi | 43 students | Gr. NS-K                      
  • Bryn MawrCountry Day School Of The Sacred Heart
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    480 S Bryn Mawr Ave
    Bryn MawrPA 19010
    (610)527-3915
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    1 mi | 301 students | Gr. PK-12                      

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