Politz Hebrew Academy

Politz Hebrew Academy is dedicated to providing a quality Orthodox Jewish Day School education to students in grades Nursery through 8th.
The academic, social and emotional well-being of each student is developed in a secure and nurturing environment.
As the Academy grows, we are determined to maintain its special atmosphere.
It is this warm and caring environment that is one of the many positive aspects of the Academy.
Each student is number one.  The Academy seeks to help each student realize his or her potential.
Effective education can exist only in an environment where students, parents, faculty and administration create and maintain open lines of communication.
Our entire staff is prepared to assist you in all matters concerning the education and progress of your children.

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 427 students
  • Average class size: 28 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Learning Programs Supported
Special Needs/Resource Department
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
427 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade
Politz Hebrew Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
28 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Besie Katz
Admissions Associate
Marsha Konell


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
2 extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Girls' Basketball, Sports Club

School Notes

  • Politz Hebrew Academy is currently home to 430 students in grades K-8.  We service the surrounding communities including Cherry Hill and Vineland, NJ.  Most of the outlying suburbs are included in our family.  
  • We are an Orthodox Jewish Day School built on a Torah Foundation and academic excellence.  We offer a well-rounded program and a variety of after school clubs.
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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked PA School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 427 students
  • Average class size: 28 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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