How To Apply

Hillel Academy welcomes all prospective students and families. Admission to our primary division, transitional kindergarten, kindergarten and first grade is based on fulfilling all of the admissions requirements outlined below. For your convenience, you can apply using our Online Application Form, or by downloading an application.

The committee relies on the prospective students’ current teacher referral, current academic records, Hillel interview and assessment to determine developmental and academic readiness. The admissions committee does admit a prospective student based solely on chronological age.

Admissions Process – Primary, TK, Kindergarten, 1st Grade

  • Parents contact the admissions office to schedule a campus tour, obtain an information packet with application and to discuss the prospective student.
  • Prospective student must be 4 years of age prior to September 1st of the enrollment year to be considered for transitional kindergarten and 5 years of age prior to September 1st for kindergarten.
  • Complete Hillel Academy application online or mail in with a copy of the prospective student’s birth certificate and a nonrefundable $50.00 application fee. Application, fee, and birth certificate should be submitted in the fall prior to the year of attendance.
  • Hillel Academy will request records from the prospective student’s current school and send a referral form to their current teacher to obtain current academic and developmental information.
  • Prospective student will be invited and must attend a group interview session. These sessions will be held in January and February. The admissions department strives to make this morning enjoyable and comfortable for the entire group. We invite no more than six students to a session and try to invite students from the same school to the same session.
  • The admissions committee will meet after all information has been obtained to evaluate acceptance. An admittance decision letter will be sent to the prospective family within one week of the committee decision.
  • If prospective student is accepted, the enrollment agreement and $500 deposit (which is applied to tuition) must be returned to Hillel within two weeks.

Admissions Process – Intermediate and Middle School, 2nd-8th Grade

  • Parents contact admissions office to schedule a campus tour, obtain an information packet with application and to discuss the prospective student.
  • Complete Hillel Academy application online or mail in with a copy of the prospective student’s birth certificate and a nonrefundable $50.00 application fee. Application, fee, and birth certificate should be submitted in the fall prior to the year of attendance.
  • Hillel Academy will request records from the prospective student’s current school and send a referral form to their current teacher to obtain current academic and developmental information.
  • Prospective students for 2nd through 5th grade will be invited to shadow current Hillel students for a day. Prospective students applying to Middle School will be invited to shadow for two days. The prospective student will shadow in their current grade to allow the student to meet his or her future fellow students. During this visit, the student will be assessed in academic areas and social development.
  • The admissions committee will meet after all information has been obtained to evaluate acceptance. An admittance decision letter will be sent to the prospective family within one week of the committee decision.
  • If the prospective student is accepted, the enrollment agreement and a $500 deposit (which is applied to tuition) must be returned to Hillel within two weeks.