Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy

The mission of the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy is to prepare students for fulfilling lives as Jews and as honorable and contributing citizens.
To accomplish this mission, the Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy strives to maximize the personal, intellectual and spiritual development of each student by providing excellent general and Judaic instruction in a nurturing Jewish environment.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded1966
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005

Student Body

Total Students208 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by Grade Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Number of AP Courses6 courses
Advanced CoursesCalculus, English, English Lit, Statistics, US Govt, US History
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(LS & MS: khaki, black or navy bottoms; white, lt. blue, lt. pink, burgundy, bright pink, red, black, and navy tops)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$11,000
Tuition NotesThe tuition at Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy is closely linked to the Academy Access Program (AAP), an imaginative approach to school funding and family involvement.
Admissions DirectorTamara Lawson Schuster


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, TennisBasketballCross Country,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Environmental Club, Tech Club

School Notes

  • Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy is a K-12 independent community Jewish day school in the heart of the Midwest. Serving the Greater Kansas City Jewish community for more than 50 years, HBHA is committed to working in partnership with our parents and students to support the emotional, spiritual, academic, and physical growth of our students. As a school, we are dedicated to providing a nurturing, collaborative, and most important joy-filled Jewish environment where students can grow into their best selves. We live by our core values to provide the best for our students, including a strong academic foundation with individualized attention, all emanating from Jewish values.
  • Our Mission: To prepare students for fulfilling lives as Jews and as honorable, contributing citizens.
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