Westchester Hebrew High School
- Westchester Hebrew High School is the only Modern Orthodox, co-educational high school in Westchester County, New York serving students from New York City, Riverdale, Connecticut, Queens, Westchester, Rockland, and New Jersey.
- We embrace the individuality of each student and provide three academic tracks for every Judaic and General Studies course offered.
|Grades Offered||Grades 9-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Total Students||120 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||19 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||11 students|
|Number of AP Courses||10 courses|
|Average SAT score||1310|
|Average ACT score||28|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Dec. 15|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$30,500|
|Tuition Notes||Tuition Assistance is available to those in need upon submission of required documentation|
|% on Financial Aid|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Shari J. Levitan|
|Total Sports Offered||9 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Dance, Field Hockey, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseball, Basketball,|
Dance, Field Hockey,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||8 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
College Bowl, Math Team, Model UN, NYS Bar Association Mock Trial, Online Newspaper, Yearbook
Arts and Music Programs:
Band & Music Theory, Drama Society & Envision Shakespeare
- Our low student-teacher ratios mean that WHHS students are actively engaged in their classes and encouraged to express themselves. Lively round-table discussions enable students to delve deeply into both secular and Judaic studies content. WHHS students explore their intellectual curiosity and learn to think critically, skills essential in the college years to follow. Our unique EDGE Program provides the opportunity for independent study and real-life experiential learning, helping students to explore and discover their personal and academic interests. WHHS continually strives to enhance its challenging curriculum in news way. Some examples include: Enhanced educational technology, with the assistance of teacher Rivke Pianko, recipient of the 2012 JEP Young Pioneers in Jewish Education AwardThe use of iPADs and cutting-edge interactive apps to enrich the core curriculumOur ongoing partnership with Brown University Pre-College On-line for our 11th grade honors` studentsA new senior electives program, with diverse offerings such as Financial Accounting, Art History, and Constitutional Law.
January 19, 2018
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