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New England Jewish Academy

האקדמיה היהודית בניו אינגלנד

A PreK-Grade 12 Orthodox Jewish Day School

The New England Jewish Academy Experience

In 2019, the Bess and Paul Sigel Hebrew Academy of Greater Hartford and the Hebrew High School of New England merged to create a vibrant, cornerstone preschool-grade 12 Orthodox Jewish Day School in West Hartford, CT. The New England Jewish Academy serves students in the West Hartford, Greater New Haven, and Greater Springfield communities as well as boarders from the southern New England region. The school is generously supported by the Jewish Community Foundations of Greater Hartford, Greater New Haven, and Western Massachusetts, the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, and the Pava Tuition Initiative.

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Discover a school where kindness and derech eretz and are a part of everyday life, and where academic excellence is just the beginning

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Thanks to the vision and generosity of Ann and Jeremy Pava, New England Jewish Academy will offer a transformative tuition subsidy for students from K-12. The tuition subsidy will provide an opportunity for students throughout the area to benefit from a Jewish day school that combines the highest quality education with an environment that nurtures the Jewish soul of each student.

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center for business and innovaton

The Curtis Robinson Center for Business and Innovation (CRC) is a new remodeling of an existing classroom to house NEJA’s new Business and Innovation program built to enable students to explore entrepreneurship, creativity, innovation and non-linear thinking with state of the art resources and tools.

elementary school wing expansion

building for the future

elementary school wing expansion

The New England Jewish Academy is moving ahead with plans to build a new wing onto our current West Hartford campus, a space intentionally designed to serve our early childhood and elementary school learners.  The proposed expansion, currently in the laying foundation and groundwork phase, consists of a 5,000 SF addition and interior renovation to accommodate all grades from early childhood through 12th grade.

Six new classrooms are to be built, classroom size is increasing, and a brand new secure playground is being designed for students and their families to enjoy.