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Hebrew Academy of Five Towns & Rockaway

Private | PK-5 | 429 students

 

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Situated in a suburban neighborhood. The median home value is $795,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,790.

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Posted October 18, 2010

Caters to all students' needs.
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Posted October 18, 2010

amazing teachers and adminisration!
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Posted October 18, 2010

top quality education. fantastic atmosphere
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Posted October 13, 2010

Great all around education.
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Posted October 13, 2010

Because it is a wonderful place and nurturing and caring environment for our kids
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Posted October 13, 2010

They put the children first.
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Posted October 13, 2010

its concern for every student
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Posted October 13, 2010

I went there, and now my son does! And he loves it!
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Posted October 7, 2010

Great academic program, with a lot of extra programs to enhance the day. Great teachers.
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Posted October 7, 2010

The students receive a great education in a stimulating and engaging environment, provided by wonderful and caring teachers.
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Posted October 6, 2010

Its a wonderful school that welcomes and nurtures all its students!
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Posted October 6, 2010

The school and its staff is constantly striving to reach higher levels of education on behalf of its student body.
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Posted October 6, 2010

The school nurtures and produces intelligent well rounded committed adults


Posted October 6, 2010

blend at a high level of secular and jewish religious studies
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Posted October 6, 2010

great school - good teachers - overall a great place for kids to learn
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Posted October 6, 2010

HAFTR is a top rate institution catering to the diverse needs of each and every student, even those with special needs (gifted or LD).
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Posted October 6, 2010

Our experience with the HAFTR administration and teachers has been superb. The school really lives up to its goal of treating each student as an individual to ensure each child gets the best education and reaches their true potential
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Posted October 6, 2010

top education and terrific environment
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Posted October 6, 2010

Great teachers,curriculum and administration !
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Posted October 6, 2010

because the teachers are super dedicated and they care for their students as if they were their own!
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 100% 52%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% N/A
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 6%
Black 0% 21%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Hispanic 0% 21%
Two or more races 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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33 Washington Ave
Lawrence, NY 11559
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Phone: (516) 569-3043

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