Akiva School

  • At Akiva, we pursue excellence, foster criitcal inquiry, and inspire informed Jewish living.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learnig Difficulties
Year Founded1954

Student Body

Total Students72 students
Student Body Typen/a
Students by GradeAkiva School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Khaki pants/skirts, blue/white/polo)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 20 / Apr. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,000
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$5,800
Admissions DirectorJulie Fortune


Total Sports Offered1 sports
SportsTrack and FieldTrack and Field

School Notes

  • Akiva provides an exceptional education in science, math, social studies, literature, language arts, Judaic studies, and Hebrew language built on rigorous standards, dedicated faculty, and a small student to teacher ratio. We also understand the importance of the arts, physical education, and community service in the growth and development of children.  Our students are taught by specialists in their field and classroom teachers integrate these important subjects into classroom projects.As a community day school, our students come from all branches of Judaism and from families with a wide range of Jewish backgrounds and religious practices. We are a community that welcomes all.
  • Choosing a school is an important decision, one that deserves time and consideration. The best way to get to know Akiva is to visit us. We invite you to meet our enthusiastic teachers, witness our dynamic classrooms, and immerse yourself in the life of our school - feel the joy of learning that our students experience every day.

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Akiva is an incredible school. The academics are top notch in every subject. My child's confidence has grown dramatically since first entering the school. It's a very supportive environment with peers. Art, music and sports are all part of the daily curriculum and can be offered after school as well. The parents are incredibly supportive of one another.
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