Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy

  • Our PK-12 Jewish school is built on foundations of academic excellence and enduring values, with commitment to innovation, STEM, and the arts.
  • Faculty tailors lessons to suit individual learning styles, with rich classroom dynamics and small group/1-on-1 support as needed.
  • The warmth of Jewish tradition flows through a program that cultivates pride in heritage, commitment to community, and connection to Israel.
  • Guided by Modern Orthodoxy, we embrace students from across the Jewish spectrum, and all students participate in a dual-curriculum program of Judaic and general studies.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1955
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2017

Student Body

Total Students335 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses14 courses
Advanced CoursesAP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Language & Composition, AP Literature & Composition, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Psychology, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government & Politics, AP U.S. History, ECE Calculus I, ECE Calculus II, ECE Environmental Science, ECE Intro to American Politics, ECE Medical Terminology, ECE Principles of Biology I, ECE Principles of Macroeconomics, ECE Principles of Microeconomics, ECE Seminar in Academic Writing, ECE Seminar in Writing Through Literature
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31 / rolling
Admissions DirectorMiriam Sperber


Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Track and Field, VolleyballBasketballTrack and Field,

School Notes

  • Bi-Cultural Hebrew Academy, located in scenic Stamford, Connecticut is a Jewish day school which welcomes and celebrates the diversity of the Jewish community. Bi-Cultural`s reputation as a proven and progressive leader in secular and Judaic studies has consistently garnered national attention. Today, over 350 students in grades Pre-K through Grade 12 enjoy small classes, experienced and dedicated teachers, and outstanding facilities on a 13-acre campus.  Bi-Cultural combines Jewish tradition and values with innovative curricula, cutting edge technology and extra-curricular activities to produce proud and self-confident American Jews who ultimately serve as leaders in their universities and communities.Bi-Cultural hums with its own unique energy, one which visitors feel from the moment they step into the building. At Bi-Cultural, the air is filled with warmth and with joyful students who take delight in learning, in Jewish tradition, and in the strong friendships they make here. Parents are always welcome at the school, where their involvement is encouraged by teachers and administrators, and visitors are invited to make an appointment to come see the school.

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    Stamford, CT 06903
    (203) 595-9500
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