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Admissions Process/Application

Please contact Vivi Septimus in our Admissions Office with any questions:
vivi.septimus@yavnehacademy.org or 201-262-8494 ext. 335



Come Visit!

We invite you to take a personal tour of our school and meet with the administration! Click here to schedule.


Complete an Application Package:

Click here to submit an application form.  New families will be directed to set up a ParentLocker account.

First round applications for Ganon (Pre-K) and Gan (K) are due December 21st.  After the deadline, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Applications will be reviewed when we are in receipt of all parts of the application package:

  • Completed and Signed Application form [online only]
  • Recent photo of the applicant (not mandatory, but appreciated)
  • Copy of applicant’s birth certificate: (Ganon (Pre-K) students must be 4 years old and Gan (K) students 5 years old by September 30th of the year that they enter school)
  • Any reports, evaluations or testing (e.g. speech & language, psychological, etc.)
  • Application fee of $850 ($870 if paying online). The application fee is not refundable or transferable for other obligations and cannot be postdated

For transfer students (entering Grades 1-8):

  • Academic records/report cards and standardized testing from the past 2 semesters
  • Student testing fee of $500 (for psychoeducational evaluation conducted by an outside psychologist)

You will have the opportunity to fill out the application form, upload requested documents and pay the registration fee via PayPal or credit card (with an additional, non-refundable 2.5% vendor charge, which will be reflected at checkout) online. The application form must be submitted online, but the document submission and/or payment may be completed online or mailed to:

Melissa Gluck / Yavneh Academy Business Office / P.O. Box 428 / Paramus, NJ 07653

 

 Next Steps: Ganon & Gan Applicants

  • All completed applications will be reviewed by Yavneh Academy’s Admissions Committee. We will also contact your child’s current school for feedback and to schedule a visit, which may include an observation and/or evaluation.
  • Notification of acceptance/status will be sent out in early February. Additional enrollment documents, including medical and transportation forms, will be sent out at a later date.
  • We will hold a special Meet & Greet event in the spring, so that you and your child can spend time at school, meet some of our morot and experience a taste of Yavneh!

 

Next Steps: Grades 1-8 Applicants

  • All completed applications will be reviewed by Yavneh Academy’s Admissions Committee.
  • Once the initial application is reviewed, students entering grades 1-2 (and others, as needed) will be observed at their current school. We will schedule a visit for students in grades 3-7 to meet with our administration at Yavneh. 
  • We will contact your child’s current school for input and to confirm financial clearance.
  • Parents will be directed how to set up an appointment with our independent psychologist, who will administer a psychoeducational evaluation.
  • The admissions process must be completed (including visit and test results) within 2 months of application receipt. All visits and testing must be completed by May 31st for admission consideration.
  • Notification of acceptance/status will be sent out on a rolling basis. Additional enrollment documents, including medical and transportation forms, will be sent out at a later date.

 

Click here to submit an application form.  New families will be directed to set up a ParentLocker account.


Thank you for choosing Yavneh Academy.
We look forward to welcoming you into the Yavneh family!

 

 

 

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