Hillel is an egalitarian, private and pluralistic Jewish day school, offering a full day program, 8:00am-3:15pm, for all students from Kindergarten through Eighth grade. After school care is also offered Monday-Thursday until 6:00pm and Friday as late as candlelighting times permit. Throughout the day, General Studies, Judaic Studies and Enrichment Classes are integrated. Students thrive with our dual curriculum and we provide a comfortable, exciting and stimulating learning atmosphere.
Our nine acre campus is located in the suburb of Brighton, just outside Rochester, NY. Brighton offers kosher food options, family activities and a spectrum of synagogues to choose from, ranging from Orthodox to Conservative and Reform. Brighton is recognized as one of America’s most striking residential towns and is home to notable leaders in business, industry, education, government and the arts.
Hillel's campus features a newly renovated 1,000+ SF Wolk Kindergarten Wing, a spacious gymnasium/auditorium , a state-of-the-art computer lab , a stimulating art studio and a modern science lab. The library contains a SMART Board , as well as Judaic and general interest volumes.
We strive to provide all students with the best possible education. Our favorable 6:1 average student-to-teacher ratio enables teachers to know all their students and provide differentiated instruction for each child. An Instructional Leadership Team tailors enrichment and remediation programs to meet the needs of each child.