Ramaz Upper School

Tel: (212)774-8093
  • The Rabbi Joseph H. Lookstein Upper School provides a stimulating educational environment in which young men and women can develop their commitment to a life of Torah learning and mitzvot, to the land and country of Israel, as well as their appreciation for the values and achievements of Western culture.
  • Most important, we seek to graduate individuals who embody the values of menschlichkeit, reflecting moral refinement and ethical sensitivity.
  • Through its curricular and co curricular offerings, the Upper School encourages its students to pursue intellectual challenge, to love learning, and to involve themselves in communal activity.
  • The program offers a rigorous, integrated dual curriculum in general and Judaic studies with an emphasis on the Hebrew language.
  • The curriculum encourages students to engage in independent learning, to pursue their interests and talents, and to develop their ability to think and to express themselves creatively and critically.
  • Students are challenged to seek connections across the disciplines, to integrate their learning and to value the process of intellectual discovery and artistic creativity.
  • The co curricular programming nurtures each individual's leadership potential while emphasizing the importance of Jewish identity, of experiencing the values of social responsibility and of communal obligation.
  • Through its guidance program and its advisement services, the Upper School assists its students to develop into well-rounded, religiously committed, fulfilled young adults.
  • With its exceptional record of college admissions, the Upper School prepares its students for the academic and personal challenges of their higher education.
  • A significant percentage of our graduates decide to defer their college studies as they pursue a year of Torah learning in Israel.
  • Graduates of the Ramaz Upper School are poised to establish lives of religious meaning and personal fulfillment in the modern world.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12

Student Body

Total Students494 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeRamaz Upper School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers61 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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