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|Full Application Packet|
|Release of Information|
To begin the process, please complete and submit the application form with a $75.00 (non-refundable) application fee, check made payable to Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy.
Please submit the Release of School Information form to the applicant's current school. Upon receipt, the school will release an official transcript for the past two years to the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy Office of Admissions.
Submit the three recommendation forms found in the application to the applicant's current school. Recommendations should be completed by a Math, English and teacher or administrator of your choice. All recommendations should be sent directly to the Office of Admissions.
Applicants and their parent/guardian should schedule an interview with Joy Katalan at 610-922-2347 or firstname.lastname@example.org. During the interview, applicants will be asked to complete a brief writing sample. Applicants are encouraged to visit Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy for a school day and parents are invited to come for a tour.
All incoming students take the Independent School Entrance Exam, which is administered at Barrack on the following Sunday mornings from 9am to noon.:
Cost for the testing, payable to Educational Records Bureau, will be assumend by the parent of the applicant. To register, click on the ERB logo.
The Admissions Committee will also consider scores from the ERB, SSAT or PSAT exams. Please check with your school to see if these have been administered.
Applications are considered individually by the Admissions Committee. Students are considered for admission to Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy based on evidence of the applicant's desire and potential for success in a dual college preparatory/Judaic Studies program. Upon acceptance, a prompt reply and return of the enrollment contract, along with an enrollment deposit, is required to reserve a student's place at Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy. Families will be notified of the Admissions Committee decision on February 14, 2013. Enrollment contracts are due by March 1, 2013.The enrollment deposit is non-refundable and is applied toward the final tuition payment of the year. Those applying after the January deadline are considered on a space-available basis and will be notified on a rolling basis as the process is completed.
The Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy offers a need-based tuition assistance program. Additionally, there is grant money available to qualifying families. To request a Tuition Assistance application or to explore these opportunities, please contact Jennifer Groen, Director of Admission and Strategic Engagement: 610-922-2350 or email@example.com.
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin or sex.