Quick Facts: Ramaz at a Glance

Did you know? 

  • Ramaz is one of the oldest Jewish day schools in North America – founded in 1937!
  • The Upper School library contains over 25,000 volumes/media; OPALS, the library catalog, is searchable online in Hebrew and English.
  • Ramaz was the first school to develop a YU/Kollel Fellowship, allowing semichah students, Stern College women, and our students to learn together.
  • Three Ramaz graduates have clerked for U.S. Supreme Court Justices.
  • In the spring, Seniors create an individualized program including mini-courses, chesed opportunities, and internships.
  • Our science research program prepares students for national science competitions, including the Intel Program, and places students in summer internships at research institutions.
  • In the last six years, 20 Ramaz teams have won League Championships!
  • Many of our faculty are accomplished in the classroom and beyond, publishing works in Judaic studies, academia, poetry, and fiction.
  • Rosh Chodesh chagigot are celebrated with donuts and live music – food for the body and food for the soul...
  • With the class of 2016, we have over 5700 alumni.
  • As part of the annual Senior Journey, our seniors spend 10 days in Poland and Israel.
  • Our state-of-the-art language lab and media center enhances classroom instruction in foreign languages and Hebrew. The center comes alive at night for clubs working on print publications and video and music productions.
  • Our partnership with the Weizmann Institute in Israel enables our faculty to enhance their professional skills and develop curricula. Students are afforded summer internships and research opportunities.
  • For over 40 years, Ramaz has been a leader in social activism among metropolitan yeshivot. Ramaz students davened outside the Iranian mission every week in protest of Iran’s position on Israel.
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