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
    (516) 986-9580
    0.5 K-12
  • West Hempstead
    Grades: NS-12
    0.8 miles
    240 Hempstead Avenue
    West Hempstead, NY 11552
    (516) 565-5640
    0.8 NS-12
  • West Hempstead
    Grades: PK-8 | 359 students
    1.1 miles
    12 Westminster Rd
    West Hempstead, NY 11552
    (516) 481-9310
    1.1 PK-8
  • Malverne
    Grace Lutheran School
    (Other Lutheran)
    Grades: PK-6 | 188 students
    1.2 miles
    400 Hempstead Ave
    Malverne, NY 11565
    (516) 599-6557
    1.2 PK-6
  • Hempstead
    Y.a.l.e. Academy
    Grades: PK-2 | 49 students
    1.3 miles
    35 Fulton Avenue
    Hempstead, NY 11550
    (516) 486-3463
    1.3 PK-2

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