The Jewish Academy of Suffolk County

Tel: (631)368-2600
Grades: K - 8 | 70 students
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The Jewish Academy is the only Jewish Day School in Suffolk County.
Our exciting approach to education, with a strong emphasis on excellence in all academics, has created an enviable reputation for the JA in a short period of time.
Our students learn about their beautiful Jewish heritage and Hebrew as a spoken language, while our individualized approach helps them develop their full potential in a dual curriculum.
The Early Childhood Discovery Center gives them the excitement for learning, and the JA fills their mind with knowledge.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. The Jewish Community Day School Association (SSDSA)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 8
Year Founded 2004

Student Body

Total Students 70 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade The Jewish Academy of Suffolk County Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 10 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $10,000
% on Financial Aid 40%
Average Financial Aid Grant $4,000
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%

School Notes:

A walk through the halls of the JA will immediately impress you with the creativity of our faculty and student body. At the JA, our talented teachers, including the Tech, PE, Art, Music and Dance specialists, take great pride in their work, and their dedication shines through every day. Our goal is to well prepare your child for a life of learning and accomplishments, while growing to appreciate the richness of their Jewish identity. We are a STEM school, combined with a focus on Jewish values and character development. We are proud of our UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS with Stony Brook University, Touro Law School, and Cold Spring Harbor DNA Labs
We help develop  the tools your child will need, to grow into a person you will be proud of.

Profile last updated: 04/12/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Sappo School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Holy Family Regional School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Nassau Suffolk Services For Autism (0.3 miles away)
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  • Commack
    Nassau Suffolk Services For Autism
    Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 18 students
    0.3 miles
    80 Hauppauge Rd
    Commack, NY 11725
    (631)462-0386
    0.3PK
    18
  • Commack
    Grades: PK-8 | 354 students
    1.6 miles
    2 Indian Head Rd
    Commack, NY 11725
    (631)543-0202
    1.6PK-8
    354
  • Commack
    Grades: NS-PK | 100 students
    2 miles
    1 Bette Lane
    Commack, NY 11725
    (631)543-4949
    2NS-PK
    100
  • Commack
    Grades: K-12 | 82 students
    2.3 miles
    40 Kings Park Road
    Commack, NY 11725
    (631)736-2146
    2.3K-12
    82
  • Smithtown
    B.e.s.t. Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: NS-PK | 159 students
    2.9 miles
    525 Veterans Memorial Highway
    Smithtown, NY 11787
    (631)864-4064
    2.9NS-PK
    159

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