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Solomon Schechter Academy

Private | PK-6, 8

 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $271,300. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,420.

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Posted May 10, 2006

The dedication of the teachers is extraordinary. The availability of extracurriculars however, is lacking. Students get a good solid education and Jewish values and an enjoyment for learning as well as caring about the world around them.
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Posted January 20, 2006

My older son graduated several years ago and while I didn't agree with all of their teaching priorities, I think this school was excellent for him. He became self confident, developed a great sense of humor and made some good friends. He got personalized attention from the teachers, which would not have been possible in public schools because of the class sizes (the school population here is very small)and as a result did well in school, instead of falling through the cracks. My younger child also did very well, but did not need the personalization as much, so he left in the 7th grade, when his brother graduated and is now excellomg in public high school.
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Ethnicity This school State average
White 94% 52%
Two or more races 6% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 8%
Black 0% 19%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 20%
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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395 Kent Rd
Howell, NJ 07731
Phone: (732) 370-1767

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