The Bess & Paul Sigel Hebrew Academy

  • Bess and Paul Sigel Hebrew Academy celebrates each student's individual abilities and unique spirit through a program that encourages creativity, enhances self-esteem, and sets the stage for a lifetime of achievement.
  • The Academy offers a superior Judaic and secular education, in addition to a well-rounded enrichment program.
  • Our comprehensive programs give each child the opportunity to grow spiritually and form a lasting appreciation of our heritage and people.
  • The Bess and Paul Sigel Hebrew Academy is recognized as a National School of Excellence by the the U.S. Department of Education.
  • This prestigious award honors both the achievements of our students and the overall scholastic environment that promotes quality education.
  • Our vision for the school itself encompasses an educational community of self-respecting individuals working toward common goals in an atmosphere of civility and mutual respect.
  • Our objective is to provide the best curricular and extracurricular resources available, and, toward that end, we are always trying to improve ourselves by constantly engaging in honest self-evaluation and reassessment.
  • We believe that the child endowed with strong self-esteem that we strive to inculcate will flourish, not only personally, but also as a member of the school community, which is itself an environment we are always seeking to better and enrich.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Society of Hebrew Day Schools (NSHDS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students98 students
Student Body Typen/a
Students by Grade The Bess & Paul Sigel Hebrew Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

Nearby Private Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bloomfield
    The Kids' Place, Inc.
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: PK-K | 25 students
    1 miles
    15 Jolley Drive
    Bloomfield, CT 06002
    (860)726-9099
    1 PK-K
    25
  • Bloomfield
    Webb School At Bloomfield
    Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 25 students
    1.2 miles
    2 Northwestern Dr
    Bloomfield, CT 06002
    (860)696-0013
    1.2 8-12
    25
  • West Hartford
    St Timothy Middle School
    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 6-8 | 140 students
    1.8 miles
    225 King Philip Dr
    West Hartford, CT 06117
    (860)236-0614
    1.8 6-8
    140
  • West Hartford
    Grades: 9-12 | 514 students
    2 miles
    29 Wampanoag Drive
    West Hartford, CT 06117
    (860)236-4221
    2 9-12
    514
  • Bloomfield
    Grades: K-5 | 38 students
    2.3 miles
    1151 Blue Hills Avenue
    Bloomfield, CT 06002
    (860)243-6520
    2.3 K-5
    38

School Reviews

5  
The Bess and Paul Sigel Hebrew Academy provides a warm, nurturing environment for my 4 kids. They love going to school every day because they are challenged by the superior secular and Judaic programs.
- Posted by

Endorse The Bess & Paul Sigel Hebrew Academy. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
What are the attributes which make 21st century military schools so special? We find out in this article.
A parent and I chat about finding the best school for her daughter. While the parent may be fictitious, her questions are quite typical of the kind of questions and concerns parents have when thinking about sending their children to private school.
We look at several ways you can use to search for private schools. Whether you are beginning the search process for a school for your child or just want to find out more about particular schools, we offer some tips and tricks to make searching more efficient.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Middle name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student.:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Connecticut is $15,929 for elementary schools and $32,456 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Connecticut is 70% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).