Hebrew Academy Of Five Towns & Rockaway

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.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,244 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Top Rankings

Hebrew Academy Of Five Towns & Rockaway ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students
1,244 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
0%
State avg.: 40%
Students by Grade
Hebrew Academy Of Five Towns & Rockaway Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
157 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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What is Hebrew Academy Of Five Towns & Rockaway's ranking?
Hebrew Academy Of Five Towns & Rockaway ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for: Largest student body.
When is the application deadline for Hebrew Academy Of Five Towns & Rockaway?
The application deadline for Hebrew Academy Of Five Towns & Rockaway is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,244 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

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The average private school tuition in Nassau County, NY is $21,638 for elementary schools and $26,197 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Nassau County, NY is 77% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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