American Hebrew Academy

4334 Hobbs Road
Greensboro, NC 27410
Tel: 3362177074
  • 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 9-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Year Founded 2001 1910
Campus Size 100 acres 110 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 145 students 300 students
% Students of Color
5%
20%
% International Students
30%
20%
% Students Boarding
80%
68%
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 $51,400
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$23,800 $28,200
% Students on Financial Aid
50%
35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $16,000 $21,500
Merit Scholarships Offered Yes No

Admission

Application Deadline None / Rolling Jan. 15
SSAT Required No Yes
Acceptance Rate
60%
57%
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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