Hillel Academy

     Tel: (203)374-6147
Grades: K - 8 | 50 students
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At Hillel Academy in Fairfield CT., we integrate the best of academic, extra-curricular, and Jewish learning for children from Nursery through 8th grade.
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Families are sending their children to a unique Jewish Day School in Fairfield, CT from as far away as New Haven in the north to Yonkers, NY in the south.
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Other schools might be bigger, several have more lavish facilities, but no other school offers your children such an opportunity to sharpen their minds and shape their spirit.
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"Judaism should be as sweet as honey," says our principal, Rabbi Zvi Engle.
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It is that philosophy to learning in both religious and secular studies, which has guided his predecessors for the last 45 years and has earned Hillel Academy distinctions unmatched by almost any school irrespective of size.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1950

Student Body

Total Students 50 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Hillel Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 100%
Average Class Size 7 students

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $8,000
% on Financial Aid 50%
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Nancy Fitzpatrick

School Notes:

A Rich Diversity - The one common denominator at Hillel Academy is that our parents have chosen an extraordinary education for their children. We are a Modern Orthodox school open to all streams of Judaism, with a large percentage of the students from homes that are Conservative, Reform or unaffiliated. The school experience is one of family learning, with parents discovering that their children have a lot to teach them and siblings enthusiastically teaching each other.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Notre Dame Catholic High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is The Unquowa School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Unquowa School (0.6 miles away)
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The average private school tuition in Fairfield County, CT is $10,999 for elementary schools and $21,620 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Fairfield County, CT is 65% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).