Hebrew High School Of New England

300 Bloomfield Avenue,
West Hartford, CT, 06117-0611
Tel: (860)231-0317
Grades: 9 - 12 | 58 students
Hebrew High School of New England (HHNE) is a dedicated to the transmission of traditional Jewish values and to providing an outstanding secular education.
At HHNE, we care for every child's academic, personal, and religious growth.
Our students come from across the denominational spectrum and with a wide range of backgrounds, and they benefit from a dual curriculum--college preparatory courses and Judaic studies--in an intellectually stimulating environment that encourages students to enter adulthood as independent thinkers and knowledgeable, proud Jews.
HHNE is a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federations of Greater Hartford and Greater Springfield and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation and is associated with the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Learning Center, Tutoring
Year Founded 1996

Student Body

Total Students 58 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 3%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Hebrew High School Of New England Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
Average Class Size 9 students
Number of AP Courses 7 courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP European History, AP Government  
Average SAT score 1788
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $19,220
% on Financial Aid 70%
Average Financial Aid Grant $10,127
Acceptance Rate 95%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Rabbi Shimmy Trencher, MSW

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate FrisbeeBasketballSoccer,
SoftballUltimate Frisbee,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chesed Committee (Social Action), Culinary Arts Club, Drama Society, Feminist Society, Girls' Musical, Israel Advocacy, Krav Maga, Literary Magazine, Podcast, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Web Design, Yearbook Drama Society, Girls' Musical, Krav Maga, Podcast, Web Design, Yearbook, Chesed Committee (Social Action),
Culinary Arts Club,
Feminist Society,
Israel Advocacy,
Literary Magazine,
Student Ambassadors,
Student Government,

School Notes:

  • Hebrew High School of New England (HHNE) is a dedicated to the transmission of traditional Jewish values and to providing an outstanding secular education. At HHNE, we care for every child's academic, personal, and religious growth. Our students come from across the denominational spectrum and with a wide range of backgrounds, and they benefit from a dual curriculum--college preparatory courses and Judaic studies--in an intellectually stimulating environment that encourages students to enter adulthood as independent thinkers and knowledgeable, proud Jews. The school recently moved onto its newly-constructed $6.8 million campus in West Hartford. The campus features state-of-the-art classroom technology, modern science labs, an art and music building, and athletic facilities. HHNE is a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federations of Greater Hartford and Greater Springfield and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation and is associated with the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven.

  • Profile last updated: 09/01/2013

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Watkinson School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Watkinson School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest preschool is The Kids' Place, Inc. (1.4 miles away)
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