Frequently Asked Questions
Where do students go after EHS?
Everywhere! Our graduates attend numerous public and independent high schools all across the region including Gann Academy, Phillips Andover Academy, St. John’s Preparatory School, and public high schools in Marblehead, Swampscott, Hamilton-Wenham, Peabody, Danvers.
Where are you located?
We are in Marblehead, MA, approximately 17 miles north of central Boston. Our school shares a campus with Temple Sinai (affiliated with the Conservative movement) and the Jewish Community Center of the North Shore. We are within easy walking distance to the ocean, and our teachers frequently take advantage of this proximity to explore our environment and engage students in hands-on learning.
Where do EHS families live?
Epstein Hillel School is the only Jewish day school in the 23 towns that make up Boston’s North Shore. EHS families live in many of these towns including Marblehead, Swampscott, Peabody, Lynnfield, Danvers, Beverly, Lynn, and Salem.
Do you offer transportation?
Yes. Bus service is currently offered to and from the Peabody and Beverly areas. There is an additional transportation fee for families who choose to use the bus service.
Do you offer tuition assistance or scholarships?
Do you offer an after-school program?
Yes. Our after-school program is a collaboration with our campus neighbors, the Jewish Community Center of the North Shore. You can learn more about the after-school program on their website.
What is the teacher-student ratio?
We have about a 1:5 teacher-to-student ratio. Grades K-5 have a General Studies lead teacher and a Jewish Studies lead teacher who also teaches Hebrew. Grades 6-8 each have an advisor/homeroom teacher and content specialists in most areas including math, science, and the humanities. All grades have art, music, and PE classes with specialists.
What foreign languages are offered?
We teach Hebrew in all grades.
Does your school require uniforms?
EHS does not have a school uniform however we do require that students be dressed appropriately per the guidelines in the Epstein Hillel School Family Handbook..