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Welcome to the Hochberg Lower School Admissions Office

Campus Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour of the Hochberg Lower School campus in Hallandale Beach. Our brand new East Campus building opened in early 2020. These amazing state-of-the-art facilities offer unparalleled learning opportunities for our students. Click here to take a virtual tour of Hochberg Lower School.

Applying

Our straightforward admissions process lets prospective students and their families concentrate on things that are more important than forms. Hochberg Lower School accepts admission applications for Kindergarten through the 5th Grade. Applications for the 2023-2024 school year are now open. Apply now >>>

Tuition & Fees

Hochberg Lower School offers our students a unique and challenging educational experience that combines an intensive, focused general education with an innovative, exciting Jewish curriculum. Learn more about tuition and fees >>>

Financial Assistance
Posnack School is committed to educating Jewish children regardless of a family’s ability to pay the full cost of tuition.

Learn more about financial assistance >>>

A Great Education Starts at Hochberg Lower School

Thank you for your interest in Hochberg Lower School (East Campus). At Hochberg Lower School, our students learn critical thinking and problem-solving skills in an exciting and nurturing environment. Our students are always being challenged both intellectually and spiritually to discover their passion that will help with their academic growth and commitment to Jewish values. This is accomplished through our integrated curriculum where students are motivated to be active learners and participants in our school community. While our student body comes from a wide range of Jewish backgrounds, when they come together, everyone feels at home. Incoming students are embraced by the warmth of our teachers, administration, and fellow students. We encourage you to take the next step forward in creating an excellent education for your child by visiting our campus for a personal tour or by attending one of our upcoming open houses–it is the best way to get to know us!

To schedule a tour please call 954-563-6100, x.641 or email admissions@posnackschool.org.

L’Shalom,

 Hochberg Lower School (East Campus) Admissions

Application Information

Applications are accepted all year long, but we do suggest that you start the process in November for the following school year. Applications for the 2023-2024 school year are now available. Hochberg Lower School requires all applicants to take an admission test administered at our school. For more information, or to arrange a campus tour and meeting with our Director of Admissions, please fill out our contact form or call 954-563-6100, x.641.

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Your Child’s Journey to Success Starts Here

At Hochberg Lower School (East Campus), we want all our students’ experiences to be positive ones. Our straightforward admissions process lets prospective students and their families concentrate on things that are more important than forms. Hochberg Lower School accepts applications for in Kindergarten through 5th Grade.

Application Schedule

New student applications for the 2022-2023 school year are now available. The Admissions Committee meets to review each applicant’s file once we have received all required information. Parents will receive a letter of acceptance followed by an enrollment & tuition agreement. Applicants have two weeks to return the executed agreement along with their deposit.

Testing

Hochberg Lower School requires all applicants to take an admission test administered at our school. For more information, or to meet with our Director of Admissions, please fill out our contact form or call (954) 583-6100, ext. 641 or email admissions@posnackschool.org.

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Posnack School East Tuition & Fees

Hochberg Lower School–The Best Investment You’ll Ever Make

The Hochberg Lower School offers our students a unique, challenging, educational experience, by combining an intensive, focused general education with an innovative, exciting Jewish curriculum. At East Campus we are concerned not only with our students’ academic accomplishments, but also with their social and character development. We believe that this can be achieved most successfully when parents and school staff work together in a nurturing environment in order to ensure our children’s well-being.

Application Fee

All admission applications require a non-refundable application fee of $250.

Enrollment Fee

New students: There is a $500 non-refundable/non-transferrable enrollment fee within one week of acceptance for new students. The non-refundable fee reserves a seat for the next school year, subject to satisfactory completion of the current year’s academic work, a student’s good standing, and family’s support of the school’s mission and philosophy.

Additionally, each new student is responsible for paying a one-time matriculation fee of $1,250, which is included in the tuition agreement.

Returning students: There is a $500 non-refundable/non-transferable re-enrollment fee due by December 15, 2022. The non-refundable fee reserves a seat for the next school year, subject to satisfactory completion of the current year’s academic work, a student’s good standing, and family’s support of the school’s mission and philosophy.

Campus Fee

Each student is responsible for a $1,295 facility fee. This fee includes PTO membership and helps to offset facility costs, technological infrastructure and security costs including but not limited to cyber infrastructure, access control, and safeguard exterior. The fee is included in the family’s tuition agreement.

Academic Resource (AR) Fees

Grades 1-2 (Level II): $10,450
Grades 3-5 (Level I): $5,200

English Language Program (ELP) Fee

Grades K-5: $6,040

Credit Card  Fee

There is a 3% convenience fee for all credit card transactions.

Additional Fees

  • Athletic uniforms
  • Musical Theater
  • Student uniforms
  • Overnight and/or long-distance trips

Fundraising

It is expected that all families will contribute to the Hochberg Lower School Fund at their level of financial ability. The Fund is the cornerstone of Hochberg Lower School’s advancement program and plays a critical role in helping our school maintain its high level of academic excellence.

Sibling Discounts

Two or more children enrolled – younger siblings receive a $500 discount per additional child.

Full Prepayment

For the 2022-2023 school year, if payment in full is received by April 3, 2023, there is a 3% tuition discount.

2022-2023 Tuition

Kindergarten-Grade 1 $22,365
Grades 2-4 $24,230
Grade 5 $25,465

Tuition includes daily lunch

Payment Options

  • Payment in full by April 3, 2023 receives a 3% tuition discount
  • Two (2) equal payments due June 1, 2023 and December 1, 2023
  • Ten (10) automatic credit card payments via the FACTS Program
  • Ten (10) automatic bank payments (ACH) debit via the FACTS Program*

*Please consult the FACTS Automatic Tuition Payment Agreement for details and fees.

Financial Assistance

Requests for financial assistance will be addressed on a case-by-case basis and as funds are available. All requests are kept strictly confidential. Financial assistance paperwork will not be processed until acceptance to Hochberg Lower School is completed. 2023-2024 financial assistance application instructions are available here.

Financial Assistance–Help When You Need It

We recognize that paying for a day school education can be challenging and we want to help families meet that challenge. Hochberg Lower School is committed to educating Jewish children regardless of a family’s ability to pay the full cost of tuition.

Financial need is determined by the ability to meet educational expenses, not on a willingness to pay. Awards are annual, contingent upon continuing eligibility and availability of funds. The financial assistance (FA) process is strictly confidential.

Click here to apply for FA.

Financial Assistance (FA) documents will not be accepted or processed until the Enrollment & Tuition Agreement has been signed and all monies due to Hochberg Lower School are paid and up to date.

Deadlines:

FA applications for existing Posnack School families are due no later than January 17, 2023. The signed Enrollment and Tuition Agreement and the non-refundable/non-transferable registration fee are required before applying for financial assistance.

For new families, the FA application is due one week from submitting the signed Enrollment and Tuition Agreement and the non-refundable/non-transferable registration fee.

All financial assistance applications submitted after the deadline will be reviewed on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Click the following link for more financial assistance information.

Adhering to the deadline and responding to missing information is critical.