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Barrack Hebrew Academy

Barrack Hebrew Academy

Type: Day
Gender: Coed
272 S Bryn Mawr Ave
Bryn Mawr, PA

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Jack M. Barrack Academy is a pluralistic 6-12 school preparing the next generation of Jewish leaders. Students at Barrack benefit from small classes, involved faculty, a supportive advisory system, and strong connections to their fellow classmates. Our teachers are a team of devoted educators who nurture each student’s abilities and inspire students to become ethical, wise, and responsible Jewish adults through academic excellence and a commitment to Jewish values.

Our challenging, inspiring education integrates humanities, sciences, and Jewish studies in a nurturing setting. We’re committed to building a diverse, inclusive community that values and embraces all students.

Barrack graduates value diversity; celebrate the richness of Judaism's language, culture, and history; and have a strong connection to Israel. At Barrack, we show students how questions are as important as answers along the path to intellectual, creative, and spiritual growth.

Awards or Certifications:

Accredited by PAIS - Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools

What is your teaching or educational philosophy?

Our challenging dual curriculum combines in-depth critical analysis, experiential learning, and a focus on building a better world. Students benefit from small classes, a supportive advisory system, and strong connections to their fellow classmates. By focusing on the cultivation of the whole child, students grow academically, personally, and spiritually while gaining the confidence and skills to meet the challenges ahead. Students graduate ready for higher learning and prepared to make a difference in the world.

What is your mission statement?

Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy is a pluralistic Jewish day school for students in grades six through twelve from a broad variety of backgrounds. The school integrates a comprehensive and rigorous college preparatory curriculum with the teaching of essential Jewish and American values and texts. Barrack graduates value diversity, celebrate the richness of Judaism's language, culture, and history, and have a strong connection to Israel. Barrack prepares future leaders of the American, Jewish, and global communities who work for a better world through acts of justice and compassion.




Jewish day school Middle and upper school Challenging college preparatory curriculum Academic excellence Guided by Jewish values Warm community Inspiring educators Meaningful learning