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A PLURALISTIC, COLLEGE PREPARATORY JEWISH DAY SCHOOL FOR GRADES 6-12.

Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1946 as Akiba Hebrew Academy, Barrack Hebrew Academy is the oldest pluralistic, co-educational Jewish day school in North America for students in grades 6-12.
  • The school was renamed Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy in 2007 in memory of the late brother of Leonard Barrack, an alumnus and school benefactor, Class of 1960.
  • In 2008, Barrack Hebrew Academy moved to a 35-acre campus and state-of-the-art facilities in Bryn Mawr, PA.
  • A community ceremony in December 2012 marked the unification of the Robert Saligman Middle School located in Melrose Park and the Barrack Hebrew Academy Middle School. The Robert Saligman Middle School of Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy combines the best educational practices of both schools and opened on the Bryn Mawr campus in September, 2013.