The Hebrew Academy

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  • The Hebrew Academy serves 196 students in grades Nursery/Preschool-8 and is a member of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools.
  • The student:teacher of The Hebrew Academy is 8:1 and the school's religious affiliation is Jewish.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools
New Jersey Association of Independent Schools
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
Year Founded1979
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students196 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeThe Hebrew Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorLinda Glickstein

Sports

Total Sports Offered3 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Track and FieldBasketballCheering,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.18 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Art4Kids, Basketball, Book Club, Early Childhood Dance, Glee Club, Group Piano, Journalism, Judaic Crafts, Kids in the Kitchen, Lego, Science Wizards, Spots Conditioning, Stories & Snacks, Track, Varsity & JV Cheer

Club or Organization:
Debate Club, Play-doh, tae kwon do

School Notes

  • Transportation available from most areas including Staten Island! Only 20 minutes from the Outer Bridge Crossing!!SSDS will continue a series of new early childhood programs that reinforce the school`sreputation for academic and community excellence. The successful Toddler program invites 6-24 month olds to daily sessions that blend creative play and music within a nurturing setting that incorporates Jewish holidays and traditions.The growth of the entire SSDS Early Childhood Program is attributed to the school`scommitment to the development of the whole child. SSDS encourages its students to exploreand achieve expertise in a wide variety of enrichment activities both during the school dayand after school.."We announced in June at our Middle School Awards Ceremony that approximately 60% ofthe students in Grades 3-8, scored in the 95th percentile or above in at least one area on theirstandardized tests, and 70% scored above the 90th percentile. The National Percentile Rankcompares composite scores to determine how students rank against their peers across thecountry, "reported Yoti Yarhi.Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Monmouth County is a Toddler through Grade 8 Jewish Day School. Solomon Schechter Day School provides an educational environment in which children can explore and practice the richness of their American and Jewish traditions and develop the foundation for a meaningful identification with Judaism and the State of Israel.At Solomon Schechter Day School we are dedicated to the development of the unique potential within each child in a nurturing atmosphere. Hence, encouraging intellectual, social, ethical and spiritual growth.Solomon Schechter Day School of Greater Monmouth County is committed to the goal of searching for the excellence in each of us.

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