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Admissions Guide & Process

Thank you for your interest in SAR.  We look forward to getting to know you over the next several months as you explore the vibrant community of students and faculty that make up the SAR community.

Please review the information provided on the website and feel free to contact us with additional questions.

ELC (Nursery – K)

Academy (1-8th grades)

High School (9-12th grades)

 

ADMISSIONS PROCESS

ELC: The Early Learning Center (Nursery – Kindergarten)

OPEN HOUSE FOR PROSPECTIVE PARENTS

The Open House for prospective families for 2015/16 will take place on Tuesday, October 28, 2014.
Click here to RSVP 

To learn more about our school, or for any questions feel free to contact us at 718-548-1717 x1215 or goodmb@saracademy.org

INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR PROSPECTIVE PARENTS

Please join us at one of our information sessions in order to learn more about our school, our curriculum & our community.  At the information session you will have the opportunity to hear from Rabbi Krauss and other administrators as well as experience our school in session.  Each session last approximately seventy five minutes.  Upcoming session dates:  November 12 and December 9.  These sessions are designed for parents only.  Please click here to pre-register for the sessions.


Admission Guidelines:

Please reference the table below to determine the class for which your child is eligible to be enrolled in September.

 

By September 30th, your child will have turned…

For inclusion in…

3

Nursery

4

Pre-Kindergarten

5

Kindergarten

 

Admission Process:

Click here to complete and submit the on-line application and the application fee of $150.   

Once the completed application is received a meeting will be scheduled for the parents and student with the ELC Associate Principal Marcia Jacobowitz. During this meeting the family will be given a tour of the school. An initial assessment of the child's developmental skills is made through games and conversation with the child. Mrs. Jacobowitz values the opportunity to get to know each of the prospective families through this very personal application process.

Applications completed by January 22, 2015 (including school visits) will be notified by mid-February of the school's decision.

Scholarship Assistance: Applications for scholarship must be submitted on or before April 15, 2014. Admission and scholarship decisions are made independently of each other.  If all scholarship materials are submitted and completed by January 22, 2015, then the family will be notified of the scholarship committee's decision at approximately the same time as the Admissions committee decision.

Click here for more information or to apply for scholarship.  

Questions, please contact, Barbara Goodman, 718 548 1717 x1215 goodmb@saracademy.org

 

ACADEMY: 1ST-8TH grade - Admissions Process

OPEN HOUSE FOR PROSPECTIVE PARENTS

The Open House for prospective families for 2014/15 will take place on Tuesday, October 28 2014.
Click here to RSVP . 

To learn more about our school, or for any questions feel free to contact us at 718-548-1717 x1206 or cymete@saracademy.org

INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR PROSPECTIVE PARENTS

Please join us at one of our information sessions in order to learn more about our school, our curriculum & our community.  At the information session you will have the opportunity to hear from Rabbi Krauss and other administrators as well as experience our school in session.  Each session last approximately seventy five minutes.  Upcoming session dates: November 12 and December 9.  These sessions are designed for parents only.  Please click here to pre-register for the sessions.


Application & Student Evaluation

Click here to complete the on-line application.  Once all materials are submitted (application, test scores and application fee) a parent meeting with Rabbi Krauss and student meetings for screenings and class participation will be setup.  The school psychologist conducts an informal interview and brief academic screening of the prospective student. The prospective student also visits a class at his/her academic grade level both to observe and to take part in lessons.

The parents will also meet with the school psychologist to discuss his/her child and the opportunities they see by transferring to SAR.

A tour of the school is provided to both parents and student.

SAR will notify the family of its decision in writing.

Applications completed by January 22, 2015 (including school visits) will be notified by mid-February of the school's decision.

Scholarship Assistance:  Applications for scholarship must be submitted on or before April 15, 2015. Admission and scholarship decisions are made independently of each other.  If all scholarship materials are submitted and completed by January 22, 2015, then the family will be notified of the scholarship committee's decision at approximately the same time as the Admissions committee decision.  Click here for more information or to apply for scholarship.

If you have any questions, please contact, Etty Cymet at cymete@saracademy.org, 718 548 1717 x1206

HIGH SCHOOL: 9-12 grade Admissions Process

Admissions Process


To view a listing of our neighborhood parlor meetings and to RSVP, click here.

  • Application Complete and submit the online Application for Admission. (Application Fee is $150. The application fee is waived for students from SAR Academy.)
  • Board of Jewish Education High School Entrance Examinations. Each student is required to take the ACT Aspire and BJE Judaic Studies examinations and have the scores reported to our Admissions Office.
  • Scholarship Assistance.  Parents who submit a scholarship application on or before January 23rd will be informed of the committee’s determination when decision letters are mailed. SAR High School will provide scholarship assistance to families who meet application and scholarship assistance deadlines, based on individual need. We seek to ensure that no qualified student is prevented from attending for monetary reasons.  Click here for more information or to apply for scholarship. 
  • Interview. Upon submission of the completed application, the Admissions Office will call to arrange an individual interview for students and their parents.

Final deadline for submission of all application materials: December 15th. (Application deadline for students from SAR Academy is October 20th)

 

Should you have any questions, please call Nancy Lerea, Associate Principal, Director of Admissions at (718) 548-2727 ext. 1503 or Gila Kolb, Registrar, Associate Director of Admissions at ext. 1576.

 

 

 

 

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