Rockland Jewish Academy is an independent community Jewish day school, providing Rockland, Orange, Putnam and Bergen County children from early childhood (ages 3 and 4) through 5th grade a superior education, focused on 21st century skills.
General and Judaic studies are interwoven, enabling students to develop high-level critical thinking, analytical and literary interpretive skills.
Intellectual, emotional and spiritual development is fostered organically through our integrated curriculum.
Our individualized instruction with a desirable student-to-teacher ratio provides a stimulating learning environment that celebrates each child's talents and gifts. Extended hours (7:30 am – 6 pm) are available.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Students: 79 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,000
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 28 / rolling

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-5
Year Founded
2011

Student Body

Total Students
79 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Rockland Jewish Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 28 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Admissions Director
Rebecca Weiss

School Notes

  • Parents are talking about Rockland Jewish Academy, which in its third year has already distinguished itself as a place of community, learning, intellectual and spiritual growth.  Values, warmth, friendship and caring are hallmarks of an RJA education, building strong Jewish identities along with delivering a innovative and enriched curriculum for tomorrow's leaders, in a safe and nurturing setting.  Conveniently located at the Rockland Jewish Community West Nyack Campus with brand-new, state-of-the-art classrooms and technology, and providing individualized instruction with a desirable student-to-teacher ratio, RJA children grow within a stimulating learning environment that celebrates each of their talents and gifts. Extensive after-school and extended morning and afternoon programs (7:30 am – 6 pm) are available. For more information or a private tour, please contact Judy Klein, Director of Admissions, at 845-627-0010 x104 or weissr@rocklandjewishacademy.org.

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
I have 2 children at RJA. We planned on only attending for preschool, but we've been here a few more years!. My children are thriving academically and socially and emotionally, and they love school! The individual attention they receive amidst a community of supportive peers is so special. We have found a diverse group of families and friends here, and we love rja!
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5  
This is a magical school. Not only is the general and judaic studies stellar, but my kindergarten child is already speaking Hebrew! Every child is cherished as an individual and my children love school and love learning. There's an indescribable sense of community, amazing and diverse families and much joy in our house! Worth every penny!
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-5
  • Students: 79 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,000
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 28 / rolling

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