Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County

275 McKinley Avenue
New Milford, NJ 07646-0764
Tel: (201)262-9898
Grades: NS-8 | 417 students
Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County is a Jewish day school dedicated to academic excellence.
A rich dual curriculum and experienced teachers challenge our students to become active independent learners and encourage each child's curiosity and creativity.Our open and inclusive community fosters respect for others, and a commitment to Jewish values, practices, texts, and Tikkun Olam (repairing the world).
We develop our students' fluency in the Hebrew language, and inspire a love of the State of Israel.Our goal is to lay the foundation on which our children will grow into confident, intellectually inquisitive and compassionate adults who will contribute to both the Jewish and world communities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Solomon Schechter Day Schools (SSDS)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Various
Year Founded 1974

Student Body

Total Students 417 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Solomon Schechter Day School of Bergen County Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 31
Tuition Notes
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Sarah Sokolic


Total Sports Offered 6 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Dance, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
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The average private school tuition in Bergen County, NJ is $8,730 for elementary schools and $18,266 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Bergen County, NJ is 76% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).