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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 200 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,500
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded
1966
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2005

Student Body

Total Students
200 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
6 courses
Advanced Courses
Calculus, English, English Lit, Statistics, US Govt, US History
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
(LS & MS: khaki, black or navy bottoms; white, lt. blue, lt. pink, burgundy, bright pink, red, black, and navy tops)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Tuition ranges from $11500 (Kdg) to $13500 (12th)
% on Financial Aid
50%
Admissions Director
Tamara Lawson Schuster

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
8 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Environmental Club, National Honor Society Chapter, Quill and Scroll Honor Society, Rainbow Rams, Student Council, Tech Club, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Theater Production

School Notes

  • "A place of joy" is a phrase we often hear used to describe HBHA  from students, parents, and teachers and we would like to share that experience with you.
  • 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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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 200 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $11,500
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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