Ida Crown Jewish Academy

Ida Crown Jewish Academy's mission, as a co-educational Modern Orthodox high school, is to create an environment conducive for the intellectual and emotional growth of each student, and to afford him or her the opportunities necessary for self-actualization.
We are dedicated to a path of excellence in education, emphasizing high ethical standards, a commitment to Chesed, and a love for Medinat Yisrael.
We seek to inspire Bnei Torah to become contributing members to society.
Our goal is to prepare our students with life-long learning skills necessary to continue their education after graduation at various Yeshivot, seminaries, and universities.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 241 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students
241 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Ida Crown Jewish Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Ida Crown Jewish Academy's mission, as a co-educational Modern Orthodox high school, is to create an environment conducive for the intellectual and emotional growth of each student, and to afford him or her the opportunities necessary for self-actualization. We are dedicated to a path of excellence in education, emphasizing high ethical standards, a commitment to Chesed, and a love for Medinat Yisrael. We seek to inspire Bnei Torah to become contributing members to society. Our goal is to prepare our students with life-long learning skills necessary to continue their education after graduation at various Yeshivot, seminaries, and universities.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  
I am a proud ICJA alum! The school was a great place when I graduated 15 years ago and is an even better place today.Ida Crown has prepared me for being a professional, a husband, and a father. I feel grateful to ICJA and would strongly recommend it to anyone who asks
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5  
As an Ida Crown Jewish Academy alum I can attest to how amazing this school is. Ida Crown did not only prepare me academically but it also helped me grow in my connection to Judaism as well. Beyond that, ICJA provided me with a wealth of extra curricular activities including basketball, yearbook and even an in school newspaper. One of the most special aspects of this school is the community that it created for me and that I still feel extremely connected to 13 years after graduating. I would highly recommend this school!
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5  
There is a high teacher-to-student ratio which allows for a lot of personal attention. My child is receiving an academic education as well as a foundation for life.
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5  
My daughter loved the teachers at ICJA. And still the day is too long.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 241 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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