Hebrew Academy Five Towns Rockaway High

  • The Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway is an orthodox Jewish Yeshiva with the Torah as the foundation of its philosophy.
  • Education consists of developing intelligence, acquiring knowledge, mastering skills, and forming character.
  • According to the Torah, the parent is the primary teacher, and by extension the teacher, while in school, is in loco parentis.
  • It is the role of both the teacher and parent to cooperate, to guide, and assist in the development of the whole child, academically, intellectually, emotionally, spiritually, and socially.
  • The student will be expected to respect, to make proper appraisals of, and to contribute towards the improvement of society.
  • As a faculty, it is our mandate to provide the proper environment, in both general and Judaic studies, for total growth of the child as a responsible Jewish American.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Society of Hebrew Day Schools (NSHDS)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students395 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Hebrew Academy Five Towns Rockaway High Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

  • The nearest high school to Hebrew Academy Five Towns Rockaway High is Bible Baptist Academy (0.2 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school and preschool is Yeshivath Gesher (0.1 miles away)
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