The Hebrew Academy - A Yeshiva Day School serving Toddler through Eighth Grade

New and Prospective Students

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Applications for incoming Preschool and Grades K-8 transfer students are accepted throughout the year. Below is a summary of The Hebrew Academy’s new student application process.

Follow These Six Simple Steps from Admissions to Enrollment

  1. Campus Visit

    Schedule a tour of The Hebrew Academy by calling, emailing or completing an online form.

    Contact our Director of Admissions, Shternie Perline at 845-634-0951 ext. 109 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Tours of The Hebrew Academy are available on select days and by appointment throughout the year.

  2. Student Application

    Complete the Application for Admission and submit to The Hebrew Academy with a non-refundable $100 fee.

    A completed application includes:

    All Grades:

    Entering Pre-K – First Grade:

      • 2 Confidential Recommendation Forms - 1 from a General Studies teacher and 1 from a Judaic Studies.

        Teachers should mail the Recommendation Forms directly to The Hebrew Academy in the enclosed envelopes.

      • Official transcript records from any school attended this year and within the past two years – First grade only (Release of Records Form).
      • Results of standardized achievement and/or aptitude test.
      • Academic assessments in General and Judaic studies at The Hebrew Academy.

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    Entering Second – Fourth Grade:

      • 3 Confidential Recommendation Forms (2 from General Studies’ teachers and 1 from a Judaic Studies teacher.)

        Teachers should mail the Recommendation Forms directly to The Hebrew Academy in the enclosed envelopes.

        Official transcript records from any school attended this year and within the past two years. (Release of Records Form).

      • Results of standardized achievement and/or aptitude test.
      • Academic assessments in General and Judaic studies at The Hebrew Academy.
      • Two-day student visit to The Hebrew Academy.

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    Entering Middle School (5th – 8th Grades)

      • Student Questionnaire
      • 3 Confidential Recommendation Forms (2 from General Studies’ teachers and 1 from a Judaic Studies teacher.)

        Teachers should mail the Recommendation Forms directly to The Hebrew Academy in the enclosed envelopes.

      • Official transcript records from any school attended this year and within the past two years (Release of Records Form).
      • Results of standardized achievement and/or aptitude test.
      • Academic assessments in General and Judaic studies at The Hebrew Academy.
      • Two-day student visit to The Hebrew Academy.
      • Interview with the Principal of The Hebrew Academy.

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  3. Screening

    Students entering Preschool are scheduled to visit a preschool classroom with other applicants. The in-house screening lasts an hour and a half and gives the school and students the opportunity to begin to get to know one another. While children visit in Preschool, parents are invited to meet informally with administrators, teachers and current parents.  Children may be assessed academically by the preschool director.

  4. Required Student Visit

    Preschool In-house Screening (See Screening).

     

    Grades 1 - 8: Students entering grades one through eight are required to spend two consecutive days visiting in a classroom.

    During their visit, students participate in all classroom activities.

    Contact our Director of Admissions, Shternie Perline at 845-634-0951 ext. 109 to arrange a visit.

  5. Admission Decisions

    Upon completion of all steps in the application process, the Admission Committee meets to determine the admission decision for each applicant.

    A signed enrollment form and deposit are required after admission.

  6. Financial Aid and Grants

    Families may apply for Financial Aid after the student application is submitted to the school. Enrollment deposits are only refundable in the event that Financial Aid arrangements cannot be concluded successfully.

    New families may qualify for Discover Hebrew Academy Grants. Please refer to the Financial Aid and Tuition Affordability Programs for additional information.

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