HellenicAmericanAcademy

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  • We recognize a simple truth first espoused by the philosopher Socrates--- that knowledge and virtue areinterdependent. With this in mind, we are committed to guiding our students to academic excellence led a firm foundation of Orthodox values. Our vision is to ensure that each Socrates Day School student is empowered not only with the knowledge to thrive academically but with the virtue needed to make sound decisions in the modern world.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationGreek Orthodox
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1908

Student Body

Total Students131 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeHellenicAmericanAcademy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size10 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(school uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesAdditional fees added to Tuition. Scholarship and Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorMary Giannetos

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Dance, SoccerBasketballDance,
Soccer

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.10 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Chess

Club or Organization:
Book Clubs, Cultural Class, Mommy and Me, Student Council, Yearbook Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama, Little Chefs, Little Techies

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Mom's Time Out

School Notes

  • Socrates Hellenic American Day School provides the optimal environment for children to develop their full academic, social and physical potential enriched with the teachings of the Greek language, history and culture, and the Greek Orthodox faith in a warm, family oriented Christian environment - using a sensible, structured and research based curriculum that allows children to develop at their own pace using their own abilities under the guidance of trained educators.
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