Moriah School

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The Moriah School
בית ספר מוריה
53 South Woodland Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
Type Modern Orthodox Jewish day school
Established 1965
School district district 13
Director Erik Kessler
Principal Rabbi Daniel Alter
Faculty 98.3 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades Nursery-8
Enrollment 750[1] (2009-10)
Student to teacher ratio 100.100:1[1]
Color(s) Blue and Gold

The Moriah School is a Modern Orthodox Jewish day school located in Englewood, New Jersey. It educates nearly 800 students from nursery through eighth grade.

As of the 2013-14 school year, the school had an enrollment of 692 students in grades K-8 (plus an additional 94 students in Pre-K for a total enrollment of 746) and 102 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 6.7.[1]

Notable alumni[edit]

רובו CUP Participation[edit]

In March of 2017, twelve eighth graders from the Moriah school competed in the first annual רובו CUP competition at Ben Porat Yosef. The students faced teams from Ben Porat Yosef and Yavneh Academy. Moriah sudents won first prize with their glove-controlled RC car to help paralysis victims.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Data for Moriah School of Englewood, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed June 14, 2012.
  2. ^ Leichman, Abigail Klein. "A conversation with Kevie Feit", "The Jewish Standard", July 11, 2008. Accessed July 24, 2008. "He graduated from the Moriah School in Englewood and the Frisch School in Paramus before earning a psychology degree at Yeshiva College and a master’s degree in public administration from Long Island University. He was elected to the Town Council in 2006, and has an additional two years to serve as mayor."
  3. ^ Leichman, Abigail Klein. "Teaneck students compete in International Bible Contest", Jewish Standard, May 4, 2007. Accessed August 10, 2007. "Yakir Forman, an eighth-grader at The Moriah School of Englewood, came in fourth place. Earlier that week, he had won the preliminary round for non-Israeli contestants."
  4. ^ Cohen, Irwin. "Baseball Is Dull Only To Those With Dull Minds", The Jewish Press, February 7, 2007. "The best book you can get about Thomson’s homer, the 1951 season, the players, sign-stealing and more is Joshua Prager’s The Echoing Green. Prager, who grew up in New Jersey, went to Moriah Day School, Ramaz High School and spent a year in yeshiva after high school before going on to college and a writing career with The Wall Street Journal."
  5. ^ Rosenblatt, Gary. "Joining ‘Gangs’ to Work With the Best: Executive producer Rick Schwartz savors a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work with Martin Scorsese and others.", The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, January 2, 2003. Accessed October 22, 2011. "Schwartz said that while the rest of his family is 'quite Orthodox, I am still finding my way, but I no longer take my Jewish education for granted.' He graduated from the Moriah day school in Englewood and Frisch yeshiva high school in Paramus, N.J., and said he increasingly appreciates the rootedness his traditional Jewish lifestyle gives him."

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Coordinates: 40°53′04″N 73°57′42″W / 40.884474°N 73.961573°W / 40.884474; -73.961573