Hebrew Academy Of Tidewater

  • The Hebrew Academy of Tidewater Konikoff Center of Learning and Strelitz Early Childhood Center offer a warm, rigorous academic community that welcomes infants through 5th grade students from all backgrounds.
  • For nearly 60 years, the strengths of our traditions, outstanding dual curriculum and dedicated faculty have contributed to our continued success. As a school, we are committed to providing a thirst for learning and the building blocks of good character. Our graduates are confident and well prepared to meet the challenges of the modern world as evidenced by their seamless transitions into the best private and public school programs.
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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.International Baccalaureate (IB) World School
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-5
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1955

Student Body

Total Students230 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeHebrew Academy Of Tidewater Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio4:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease email for tuition information.
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorCarin Simon


Total Sports Offered1 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Robotics Clu

School Notes

  • The Hebrew Academy of Tidewater is an IB World Candidate School 
  • The school`s mission is to provide the highest quality education and to establish a strong foundation for lifelong learning in a dynamic, supportive, and enriching Jewish environment.                       
  • The strength of the program is built upon a rigorous and comprehensive academic curriculum of science, math, social studies, Jewish studies, Hebrew language, music, art, physical education, and the use of advanced technology. An outstanding faculty infuse students with a spirit of respect, tolerance, inclusiveness, and ethics that extend from within and beyond the classroom.                       
  • Students are prepared for the rigors of academic programs at other fine schools while instilling a strong foundation and understanding of who they are.                  
  • Graduates make confident transitions into ALL the best independent schools, IB academies and honors programs. From there, they are accepted into the most well-respected colleges and universities including Brandeis, Princeton, University of Virginia, Duke, and many more. 
  • Facility boasts a regulation size gym, soccer field, tennis courts and indoor pool.
  • Teachers know strengths and needs of all students within a warm and caring atmosphere
  • Extra help and enrichment available
  • Clubs and intramurals
  • Financial aid available
  • All teachers certified by the Virginia Department of Education or meet other professional accreditation standards
  • Full membership in and accreditation by the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
  • Constituent agency of the United Federation of Tidewater
  • Hours: M-Thurs 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and Fri 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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