Jack M Barrack Hebrew Academy

272 S Bryn Mawr Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010-0190
Tel: (610)922-2350
Grades: 6 - 12 | 258 students
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.
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.
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.
Community service and a commitment to social justice are hallmarks of a Barrack education.
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.
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 Student 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)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bryn Mawr
     St. Aloysius Academy
    All-boys (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-8 | 208 students
    0.6 miles
    401 S Bryn Mawr Avenue
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    (610)525-1670
    0.6K-8
    208
  • Bryn Mawr
    Grades: PK-12 | 840 students
    0.9 miles
    814 Yarrow Street
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    (610)525-4300
    0.9PK-12
    840
  • Bryn Mawr
    Grades: PK-12 | 560 students
    0.9 miles
    701 Montgomery Avenue
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    (610)525-2700
    0.9PK-12
    560
  • Bryn Mawr
    Phebe Anna Thorne School
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-K | 28 students
    0.9 miles
    1029 Wyndon Avenue
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    (610)526-7913
    0.9NS-K
    28
  • Bryn Mawr
    Grades: K-8 | 146 students
    0.9 miles
    575 W Lancaster Avenue
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
    (610)525-1407
    0.9K-8
    146

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