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Abraham Joshua Heschel High School

Abraham Joshua Heschel High School is a coeducational private Jewish traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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Abraham Joshua Heschel High School says

The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an independent school named in memory of one of the great Jewish leaders, teachers, and activists of the 20th century. Unaffiliated with any single movement or synagogue, The Heschel School sees as essential the creation of a community with families from a wide range of Jewish backgrounds, practices and beliefs. The School is devoted to equal participationboys and girls, men and womenin all aspects of the School's religious, intellectual and communal life. The Heschel School is dedicated to the values and principles that characterized Rabbi Heschel's life: integrity, intellectual exploration, traditional Jewish study, justice, righteousness, human dignity, and holiness. The Heschel School is dedicated to fostering a lifelong love of learning. It seeks to engender the understanding that the discovery of personal meaning and the growth of individual identity can emerge from the rigors of study. The Heschel School seeks to create an ethical learning community that encompasses the children, staff, parents and all those who join in the work of the School. The School values both the uniqueness of each individual member and the relationships they form with one another. The Heschel School is dedicated to cultivating the spiritual lives of its students along with teaching them the skills to enable them to participate fully in contemporary Jewish life.



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Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 273
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 66
10 63
11 73
12 71

Abraham Joshua Heschel High School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Abraham Joshua Heschel High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 5 : 1
Gender 49% Male / 51% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 99%
Asian 1%

Associations & Memberships

Other school associations

National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)

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