Hanc - West Hempstead

  • The Hebrew Academy of Nassau County educates boys and girls from nursery through high school throughout Long Island by providing a high quality and thorough curriculum rooted in Torah and mada, based in academic excellence.
  • HANC provides a dynamic, Orthodox Jewish education that fosters intellectual and spiritual understanding and love of Torah, and commitment to its mitzvot and values.
  • An emphasis on midot tovot infuses all aspects of school life.
  • HANC provides a challenging curriculum in general studies according to the highest educational standards as a complement to, and enhancement of, Torah study.
  • By creating a climate of active intellectual inquiry in both disciplines, HANC encourages exploration and understanding of the world.
  • HANC emphasizes the responsibility of each Jew toward G-d and all people.
  • HANC nurtures the many different facets of life in each of our students- the academic and intellectual, the moral and spiritual, and the communal.
  • As an academic institution, HANC provides an exceptional education for our students, serving each student according to his or her own individual talents and specific needs.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Society of Hebrew Day Schools (NSHDS)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6

Student Body

Total Students374 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Hanc - West Hempstead Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

  • The nearest high school and elementary school to Hanc - West Hempstead is Gersh Academy- Inc (0.5 miles away)
  • The nearest preschool is HANC (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Hempstead
    Gersh Academy- Inc
    Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 109 students
    0.5 miles
    307 Eagle Ave
    West Hempstead, NY 11552
    0.5 K-12
  • West Hempstead
    Grades: NS-12
    0.8 miles
    240 Hempstead Avenue
    West Hempstead, NY 11552
    0.8 NS-12
  • West Hempstead
    Grades: PK-8 | 359 students
    1.1 miles
    12 Westminster Rd
    West Hempstead, NY 11552
    1.1 PK-8
  • Malverne
    Grace Lutheran School
    (Other Lutheran)
    Grades: PK-6 | 188 students
    1.2 miles
    400 Hempstead Ave
    Malverne, NY 11565
    1.2 PK-6
  • Hempstead
    Y.a.l.e. Academy
    Grades: PK-2 | 49 students
    1.3 miles
    35 Fulton Avenue
    Hempstead, NY 11550
    1.3 PK-2

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