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New England Jewish Academy’s dual curriculum combines a balance of exceptional academic programming with rich Judaic studies for an educational experience unlike any other. The integration of academic principles and spiritual values throughout the school day provides a depth of learning on many levels. We invite you to learn more about academics at NEJA.




Our Early Childhood Center for children ages two to five sets the stage for a lifetime of learning and achievement. The developmentally appropriate Judaics and General Studies curriculum are enriched with art and music, learning centers, storytelling, creative play, and programming with the other grades.




grades k-6


With a revamped curriculum and the use of engaging educational technologies, our students from kindergarten through grade 5 develop a love of learning, a confident Jewish identity, and strong basic skills in reading, writing, math, Hebrew and Jewish text analysis that provides them the ability to engage with the world meaningfully and prepares them for future academic success.

lower school

grades 7-8

middle school

Boasting their own wing in the beautiful main building, the middle school combines the academic striving of the high school program with the warm and nurturing environment appropriate for the middle school age. The students take advantage of the many resources of the high school, including technology, labs, the maker space and, of course, subject-specific expert teachers, while establishing the building blocks for more advanced and departmentalized academic study..

middle school


grades 9-12

upper school

Our high school boasts 8 Advanced Placement (AP) courses, 3 early college experience UCONN courses, multiple levels of Judaic and Secular studies, and a range of electives and athletics. Graduates are well prepared for Yeshiva and Seminary GAP year programs, and our 100% college acceptance rate includes admissions to top schools including Barnard, Brandeis, Columbia, Cornell, MIT, Princeton, UConn, University of Maryland, Yale, and more

upper school



School Temporarily Closed

School will be in session online from Monday, March 17 through the end of the school year.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NEJA buildings are closed. However, our learning and education continues as we have shifted to virtual classrooms for all our students. We continue to be accessible for anyone who needs to reach us.

Please feel free to reach out to any of us below: 
Josh Levisohn, Head of School
Dr. Richard Nabel, Principal of Upper Division
Rabbi Zev Silver, Principal of Lower Division
Batsheva Oberstein, Director of Admissions