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Golda Och Academy
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  • Private, Jewish
  • WEST ORANGE, NJ

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Golda Och Academy will be open for in-person instruction for the 2022-23 school year. We will have rigorous safety protocols in place. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade unavailable
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade B minus

About

Applying

Application Deadline
December 31
Application Fee
$125
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$39,890
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
No data available  
Average Financial Aid
No data available  
From Golda Och Academy

We nurture the unique potential of each student through an exceptional Jewish and general studies education. Innovative Jewish thinkers begin their journey here. Our students explore the world through the lens of Jewish values and develop a love of learning, a personal relationship with the State of Israel and its people, and a commitment to the betterment of the world through tikkun olam.

Please explore our website, register for an admissions event, or call to schedule a private tour. We can't wait to meet you!

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Golda Och Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1330
43 responses
Average ACT
31
58 responses

STEM at Golda Och Academy

With our hands-on approach to learning, exceptional faculty and state-of-the-art facilities, students in all grades are exposed to STEM from exploration and discovery in our science labs and outdoor gardens to creating and designing projects in our Dr Lynne B Harrison STEM Center.

Culture & Safety

Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 55 responses
  • The Play and Musical
    16%
  • Prom
    15%
  • Varsity Boys' Basketball Games
    15%
  • Celebrations for Purim and Chanukkah
    13%
  • Graduation
    13%
  • Spirit Week
    13%
  • Choir Concer
    7%

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Students

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
420
62%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 13 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 13 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
National
17:1
Poll
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 14 responses
Poll
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 14 responses
Poll
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 14 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
73%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 11 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 11 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 11 responses

Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade D minus
Median Household Income
$63,959
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,211
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$395,900
National
$229,800

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