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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedSpecial Needs/Resource Department
Year Founded1982

Student Body

Total Students427 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Politz Hebrew Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size28 students

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorBesie Katz
Admissions AssociateMarsha Konell


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.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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