Luria Academy Of Brooklyn

238 St. Marks Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11238-0718
Tel: (718)398-3290
Grades: NS-8 | 74 students
We provide a nurturing, child centered, value oriented environment dedicated to academic excellence and Jewish heritage.
Luria incorporates innovative teaching methodologies and state of the art technological educational tools.
By exposing our students to a uniquely integrated Judaic secular curriculum we offer them an extremely rigorous and high quality torah and secular education.

School Overview

School Type Montessori School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. American Montessori Society (AMS)
The Jewish Community Day School Association (SSDSA)
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Year Founded 2006

Student Body

Total Students 74 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Luria Academy Of Brooklyn Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 20 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 31
Yearly Tuition Cost $15,750
Tuition Notes An additional $1,750 goes towards the scholarship fund.
Admissions Associate Avery Wolff

School Notes:

  • Luria Academy is a nurturing, child-centered, value-oriented environment dedicated to academic excellence and Jewish heritage. Luria incorporates innovative teaching methodologies and state of the art technological educational tools. By exposing our students to a uniquely integrated Judaic-secular curriculum we offer them an extremely rigorous and high quality Torah and secular education. Above all, Luria fosters Jewish pride – Ahavat Yisrael – and a deep sense of compassion and commitment for all mankind – Ahavat Olam.
  • Educational Philosophy
  • The school atmosphere is one in which students can achieve their spiritual, intellectual, and social potential while recognizing the relevance of Jewish values in their lives. Our teachers’ focus is to provide each child with clear moral direction that stresses the values cherished by our tradition. Our educational philosophy is rooted in a profound respect for each child as a special individual with a unique form of intelligence. By incorporating both the progressive Montessori and Dewey teaching methods and the traditional modes used by successful Jewish day schools, we aim to create a new model for Jewish education. Following the words of King Solomon, we strive to “guide each child on his (or her) own path.” [Proverbs 22.6:] At Luria, each child learns to think, observe, and reflect in their own creative way. Instead of teaching the correct answers, we teach our children to ask the right questions, leading them to discover the answers for themselves. Learning becomes its own reward, with each success fueling new discoveries. Most importantly, through the learning process students begin to build a framework for leading a meaningful life.

Profile last updated: 04/29/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Berkeley Carroll School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Park Slope Christian Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Joan Fenichel Therapeutic Nrsy (0.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brooklyn
    Joan Fenichel Therapeutic Nrsy
    Special Education School
    Grades: NS-PK | 100 students
    0.2 miles
    483 Clermont Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11238
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-8 | 33 students
    0.3 miles
    98 5th Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: NS-PK | 134 students
    0.4 miles
    71 Lincoln Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-12 | 818 students
    0.4 miles
    181 Lincoln Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: 9-12 | 736 students
    0.4 miles
    357 Clermont Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11238

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.
Area Statistics
Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
The A to Z of Private Schools
October 04, 2015
This A-Z list is designed to make you aware of the many things involved in choosing the right school for your child.
Is Your Skill-set Still on Release 1.0?
September 20, 2015
It is easy to fall into the trap of not keeping your skill-set current. There's no time and no need anyway. We look at why you need to keep things current and offer some suggestions as to how to proceed.
5 Reasons You Might Be Looking At The Wrong Schools
September 07, 2015
Choosing the right school for your child is a major project. We look a five reasons why you might be looking at the wrong schools.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
First name:
Middle name:
Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
Applying for financial aid?:
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Brooklyn, NY is $14,976 for elementary schools and $14,795 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Brooklyn, NY is 84% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos
Luria Academy of Brooklyn 6:45

Luria Academy of Brooklyn
4 years ago

View more school videos