Solomon Schechter Academy

Tel: (860)443-5589
Grades: PK-6 | 46 students
Solomon Schechter Academy was founded in 1973 by a group of dedicated parents and community members who believed in the need for a quality Jewish day school in the region.
They envisioned a school where children could receive an excellent education not only in the secular disciplines but also in Jewish history, texts, religious practice and Hebrew.
While we embrace egalitarian Conservative Judaism in matters of religious observance, we welcome children from all Jewish backgrounds and teach respect for all Judaic views and practices.
The school started with only six students and this year SSA will be celebrating it's 36th anniversary.
Solomon Schechter Academy prepares our students for a lifetime of learning.
We nurture in our children a positive Jewish identity, healthy self-esteem, and a sense of responsibility for themselves and their world.
SSA is the educational choice for Jewish families seeking a stimulating, supportive, and enjoyable start for their children's formal schooling years.
The program and facilities encourage intellectual development in a secure, individualized atmosphere, which fosters the child's natural curiosity and instills pride and confidence in his or her Jewish identity.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-6

Student Body

Total Students 46 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by Grade Solomon Schechter Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Stedfast Christian Academy (3.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Joseph School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Mary's Star Of The Sea (1.8 miles away)
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  • New London
    St. Joseph School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 189 students
    1.2 miles
    25 Squire St
    New London, CT 06320
  • New London
    Grades: PK-8 | 120 students
    1.8 miles
    16 Huntington Street
    New London, CT 06320
  • Groton
    Sacred Heart School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 220 students
    2 miles
    50 Sacred Heart Drive
    Groton, CT 06340
  • Groton
    Grades: K | 84 students
    2.6 miles
    40 High Rock Rd
    Groton, CT 06340
  • Groton
    Lighthouse Voc-ed Center Groton
    Special Education School
    Grades: UG | 22 students
    3 miles
    46 Plaza Ct
    Groton, CT 06340

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