Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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We are in Marblehead, MA 01945, approximately 17 miles north of central Boston. 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.

Epstein Hillel School is the only Jewish independent school north of Boston. We welcome families from towns throughout the region including:

  • Beverly
  • Danvers
  • Essex
  • Hamilton
  • Lynn
  • Lynnfield
  • Manchester-by-the-Sea
  • Nahant
  • Malden
  • Marblehead
  • Peabody
  • Salem
  • Stoneham
  • Swampscott
  • Topsfield
  • Wakefield
  • Wenham

Yes. There are two bus services currently offered to and from the Peabody area and Wakefield area. There is an additional transportation fee for families who choose to use the bus service.

Yes we do. Please see our information on funding your child’s education or contact Michael Slater, Interim Director of Finance and Operations, by email at

Yes! EHS offers after-school clubs, Mondays-Thursdays, with various options for different grade levels. There’s something for every child! Click here more information about the EHS after-school program.

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.

We teach Hebrew in all grades.

EHS does not have a school uniform. However, we do require that students dress appropriately per the guidelines in the Epstein Hillel School Family Handbook.

EHS regularly collaborates with the many synagogues, Jewish organizations, and preschools in the area. 

North shore Jewish preschools:

  • Aleph Academy, Jewish Community Center of the North Shore (JCCNS), North Suburban Jewish Community Center (NSJCC), and Shirat Hayam Preschool.

North shore synagogues:

  • Chabad of the North Shore, Chabad of Peabody, Congregation Ahavat Olam, Congregation Shirat Hayam, Temple Ahavat Achim, Temple B’Nai Abraham, Temple Emanu-El of Haverhill, Temple Emanu-El of Marblehead, Temple Ner Tamid, Temple Sinai, and Temple Tiferet Shalom.

Local Jewish organizations:

  • Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), Jewish Community Center of the North Shore (JCCNS), Jewish Teen Initiative (JTI), Lappin Foundation / PJ Library, and North Suburban Jewish Community Center (NSJCC).