Nefesh Academy

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2005 E 17th St

Brooklyn, NY 11229

(718) 627-4463

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Grades: 6 - 12

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 82

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Nefesh Academy

The staff really cares about the students. Limudei Kodesh is taught in small groups geared to each student's level. General studies features a regular Regents curriculum. My daughter is taking a college-level photography course in 11th grade. The hashkafa is outstanding.

Posted by a parent on 03/07/13

I have many friends who who are successful in their careers and their lives, who attribute their success to Nefesh Academy. The school has good teachers who care that the students should succeed. There is a dual curriculum where students learn about their Jewish identity while getting an enriched ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/24/11

Nefesh Academy provides an adequate education, and the teachers/administration are highly dedicated to the students' success. However, the school is small and its resources are limited, so the curriculum is not nearly as extensive as it needs to be. While the school is dedicated to sending all its students ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/17/08

As a student in Nefesh Academy, I would like to say that my experience there has been amazing. Both the administration and teachers work hard to give the students a brighter and better future. The unique thing about this school is that provides outreach to all of the families that send their children ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/10/07

Hi, my name is Sharona. I went to Nefesh academy for a year. The education wasn't all that bad, however not all that challenging. The few good teachers there are pretty involved in their students and are amazing.

Posted by a former student on 06/11/06

Hi, I am an immigrant from Russia and have been a student of Nefesh Academy for six years. It s a wonderful school which gives best of two worlds (I have been taught about my jewish heritage and secular subject as well.) From my experience it s a great school which promotes higher education (college). ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 07/31/05

My daughter was a student at nefesh academy girl graduated valer victorian year 2000 then went to brooklyn tech just received letter of acceptance for Cooper union. I think this speaks for itself on the kind of education provided at nefesh academy.T hank you again to the principal Mrs Newhouse and all ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/07/05

i'm not a parent i was a student there about 5 years ago. i'd like to warn parents about sending their children to nefesh. the only way your child can get an education there is if your child can learn all they need on their own. don't expect the teachers to teach them anything that isnt written in plain ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/06/03

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Brooklyn schools — Nefesh Academy is located at 2005 E 17th St, Brooklyn NY 11229. 2005 E 17th St is in the 11229 ZIP code in Brooklyn, NY Nefesh Academy is a Private school that serves grade levels 6 - 12.
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