Shenker Academy

  • The Shenker Academy uses the Multiple Intelligence Theory, created by Dr. Howard Gardner.
  • This innovative educational theory defines eight different intelligences or strengths that we all possess.
  • Our learning environment encourages children to explore and exercise all of the eight intelligences with hands-on, multi-sensory activities.
  • The daily lesson plans are designed so each child can develop independent thinking skills, creativity and higher levels of problem-solving.
  • The Preschool and Kindergarten programs promote and develop confidence and individual expression in each child.
  • Hebrew, Spanish and Sign Language are a part of the curriculum.
  • Our Teachers are experienced, trained and certified early childhood professionals.
  • The Academy maintains low student-teacher ratios, allowing for individualized learning in a safe, nurturing environment.
  • The learning environment is filled with developmentally appropriate toys and learning materials, giving the children opportunities to learn through the eight intelligences.
  • Our teachers plan daily activities to encourage the children's creativity, socialization, independent thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • The Shenker Academy is a non-denominational Preschool and Kindergarten. Our Kindergarten is licensed by the Clark County School District.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association for the Education of Young Children
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten

Student Body

Total Students323 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
44%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Shenker Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers2 teachers

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Las Vegas
    Congregation Ner Tamid Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Jewish)
    Grades: PK-K | 39 students
    11.3 miles
    2761 Emerson Ave.
    Las Vegas, NV 89121
    (702) 733-6292
    11.3 PK-K
    39
  • Las Vegas
    Grades: NS-8 | 251 students
    6 miles
    1312 Vista Drive
    Las Vegas, NV 89102
    (702) 259-1000
    6 NS-8
    251
  • Henderson
    Grades: PK-10 | 139 students
    17.3 miles
    55 N Valle Verde Dr
    Henderson, NV 89074
    (702) 838-8003
    17.3 PK-10
    139
  • Las Vegas
    Grades: PK-12 | 549 students
    0.8 miles
    9700 W. Hillpointe Road
    Las Vegas, NV 89134
    (702) 255-4500
    0.8 PK-12
    549
  • Las Vegas
    Grades: NS-8
    2 miles
    9900 Isaac Newton Way
    Las Vegas, NV 89129
    (702) 878-6418
    2 NS-8
    n/a

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The average private school tuition in Las Vegas, NV is $8,160 for elementary schools and $9,718 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Las Vegas, NV is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).