American Hebrew Academy

4334 Hobbs Road
Greensboro, NC 27410
Tel: 3362177074
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12, PG | 145 students
  • The American Hebrew Academy was established to provide an outstanding coeducational college preparatory program and Jewish secondary education. It is our goal to intellectually motivate academically able students who are prepared to engage in the rigorous discipline of the dual curriculum. The Academy seeks to educate the whole student - mind, body and soul. Founded in 2000 on 100 acres in Greensboro, North Carolina, the American Hebrew Academy is the only international Jewish residential secondary school. The Academy provides a nurturing educational environment where students are challenged to prepare fo college, explore their Jewish identity and graduate with lifelong skills for learning and leadership. The American Hebrew Academy uses a comprehensive pedagogical strategy of examining, discussing and expanding topics in a small classroom environment, and a program of challenging, immersive experiences to equip young adults with independent reasoning skills, strength of character and a well-developed sense of Jewish identity. Students graduate with confidence to continue their personal growth, engage with their communities and inspire others. Twenty-seven percent of the faculty hold a Ph.D., Ed.D. or J.D.

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Definition of Terms 
2016 School Data
American Hebrew Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Prep College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12, PG 11-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Year Founded 2001 1910
Campus Size 100 acres 120 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 145 students 298 students
% Students of Color
5%
20%
% International Students
30%
20%
% Students Boarding
80%
70%
Average SAT Score 1850 * National Avg. »View
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 2175 - 1650 -
Average ACT score 26 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year Yes No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes No No
Classroom Dress Code Casual Casual
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:4 1:7
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered 27 16
ESL Courses Offered Yes Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
72%
70%
Summer Program Offered No Yes

Finances

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$39,500 $51,250
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$23,800 $27,800
% Students on Financial Aid
50%
35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $16,000 $21,275
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate
60%
56%
Director of AdmissionsMark Spielman

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 9 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

School Notes

  • School accreditations: TABS, NAIS, NCAIS, SAIS, AdvancED Accredited
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