New students


Derech Emunah’s Open House is scheduled for Wednesday, January 11th, 2017. All interested 8th graders are invited to attend. See invitation here.

For students applying to Derech Emunah for the 2017-2018 school year, the following must be received by January 31, 2017:

  1. Completed Enrollment Application, including Judaic and General Studies Principal Recommendation forms.  Application Form 2017-2018.

  2. 7th and 8th grade report cards.  If a student is transferring from another high school, all high school transcripts are required in addition to the current and the previous year’s report cards.

  3. Conversion documents (if applicable).

  4. Application fee of $100.  Make check payable to Derech Emunah, or pay online by clicking the ‘Donate’ button below. (Please note that applications completed after January 31 will incur an additional $100 late enrollment fee.)


Once the completed application and other documents are received and reviewed, you will be contacted to schedule a Student Entrance Interview. The interview gives us an opportunity to get to know the student in a more individualized way, and to further assess her skills and abilities.

Letters of Acceptance will be sent out by the end of February.


Tuition for the 2016-2017 academic year is set for $15,750.

If you intend to apply for tuition assistance, please complete and submit your online tuition assistance application by Wednesday, March 8th, 2017. Derech Emunah utilizes the online service of FAST (Financial Aid for School Tuition) to process the applications.  Detailed instructions of how to apply through FAST are provided here.

FAST provides a need-based financial aid analysis service which includes a recommendation of what a family should reasonably contribute toward tuition. All information from FAST is kept confidential. Results are reviewed by the Tuition Assistance Committee who makes the tuition aid determination.

If you have any questions or encounter any difficulty in the application process, please contact Nechama Poyurs at


Tuition contracts will be sent out by April 1st, 2017. There will be a month long opportunity to appeal the tuition assessment to the Tuition Assistance Committee.


Signed tuition contracts must be returned by May 1st, 2017.


Tuition payments will begin in June 2017 and will be administered by FACTS Management.  The FACTS Management payment information will be sent to you `together with the tuition contracts.