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Ida Crown Jewish Academy
2828 West Pratt Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60645

Phone: (773) 973-1450
Fax: (773) 973-6131


Yeshiva Type: Academic Excellence, Individual Attention, Kiruv, Mainstream
Gender: Coed
Levels: High School;
Clientele: Diversified, Modern-Orthodox, Zionist, Community School, TV/VCR
Specialty: Special Education, Resource Room/Remedial, Guidance Counselor, School Psychologist, Parallel Classes
Language of Instruction: English
Total Number of Students: 280
Student Distribution:
10th Grade: 101
Parallel Classes: ABC Levels
Dorm: Boarding Arranged by Parent
Sports: Basketball Court, Full Indoor-Outdoor Gym, Computer lab
Extra Curricular: Extra Curricular Activities in this school include; Retreat, Shabbaton, Chanuka Chagiga,Purim Masqueraid, Rosh Chodesh, Sports- Softball(girls play), basketball, Soccer, Wrestling, Baseball
At-Risk: No
School Appearance: Appears Clean
School Description:
The Students in this school have come from many different backgrounds. Many of which include Orthodox, Modern Orthodox, and Conservative Elementary Schools. Judaic studies are taught in classes according to the level of knowledge of the student. In many cases, a younger student may be with an older student.
Excellent school, very up on new and advanced technology,Very helpful for students with special needs, not afraid to address issues.

School Policy

Sedarim: Morning Seder;
Computer Classes: Lab
TV: Acceptable
VCR: Acceptable
Dress Code: Dresscode,Rigid
Level of Supervision: Moderate


Rosh Yeshiva: Rabbi Balsam
Menahel(es): Rabbi Leonard Matanky
Principal - Secular Studies: Dr. Jeremy Kahan
Assist. Principal #1: Mr. D. Harris
Administrator: Mrs. Rivka Rabin
Number of Staff: 60
Full Tuition:
Scholarship Policy: Flexible

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