Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy

Our Mission: We are a diverse community, united through our shared traditions, culture, and the values of the Torah.
We strive to cultivate a generation of Jewish independent and ethical thinkers, determined to reach their greatest potential and have a positive impact on our people and the world.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: School with Special Program Emphasis
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 199 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,190
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students
199 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, Physics, 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 $12190 (Kdg) to $14310 (12th)
% on Financial Aid
50%
Admissions Director
Tamara Lawson Schuster

Sports

Total Sports Offered
4 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
9 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Environmental Club, National Honor Society Chapter, Newspaper, 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 55 years, HBHA is committed toworking 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.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy cost?
Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy's tuition is approximately $12,190 for private students.
What sports does Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy offer?
Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy offers 4 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy?
The application deadline for Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).
In what neighborhood is Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy located?
Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy is located in the Overland Park Plaza neighborhood of Leawood, KS.

School Calendar

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Date
Independence Day (School Closed)
July 04, 2024 (Thursday)
First Day of School
August 20, 2024 (Tuesday)
Thanksgiving Break (NO SCHOOL)
November 27, 2024 (Wednesday)
Thanksgiving Break (NO SCHOOL)
November 28, 2024 (Thursday)
Thanksgiving Break (NO SCHOOL)
November 29, 2024 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: School with Special Program Emphasis
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 199 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,190
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Johnson County, KS is $9,486 for elementary schools and $12,413 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Johnson County, KS is 94% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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