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Admissions Process

Admissions Process

Welcome, and thank you for your interest in Scheck Hillel Community School!


Our Admissions Office is hosting private family tours, offering a choice of virtual and in-person so you can select the option that’s best for you. We are here and happy to help you! We encourage you to peruse these web pages, view our videos and get to know Scheck Hillel Community School!

Please do feel free to reach out to us any time with questions at admissions@eHillel.org. You can also fill out an inquiry form and we will be in touch to assist you in any way. We look forward to sharing our special school with you and your family, where we are developing the next generation of our Jewish community.

Wishing you and your family good health.

List of 6 items.

  • Step One

    Call or email our Admissions Office to make an appointment and tour Scheck Hillel Community School.
  • Step Two

    Please complete and submit the online application along with a $200 non-refundable application fee. For grade levels that are at capacity, the system will redirect you to our wait pool form. 

    The deadline for our first round of admissions acceptance is January 27, 2023. After this date, applications will be reviewed and candidates will be accepted on a rolling basis, space permitting.
  • Step Three

    Once the application has been submitted, we ask that you use our portal to view the necessary documents and requirements that must be submitted and completed as part of our application process. 
    Please upload all items to our portal as our process is completely paperless and user friendly!

    The following items are required for candidate review:
    1.  A copy of the applicant’s birth certificate or passport.
    2.  Applicant’s current and previous report cards as well as score
      reports for standardized tests. 
    3. Recommendations from the applicant’s teachers and principal/guidance counselor. These will be sent to the recommenders directly through our portal. 
    4. A completed Parent Questionnaire to better understand the applicant’s needs. 
    5. If entering Grades 6-12 the applicant must fill out our Student Questionnaire so that we can learn all about them. 
    6. Parents must complete and sign the Permission for Release of Student Records form. 
    7. An updated and original Immunization Form (Blue HRS form #DH680) and an original Student Health Form (Yellow HRS form #3040) from a Florida pediatrician. Out-of-state forms, foreign forms, and religious exemptions are not acceptable. 
  • Step Four

    Upon receipt of the documents in Step 3, our team will reach out to families of applicants entering PK3-Grade 12 to schedule a grade appropriate evaluation/screening and a new family interview with our Rabbinic Director(s). Screenings and evaluations as well as upper school interviews with the division’s director and team must be done in person on our campus. 
  • Step Five

    Grade 9-12 applicants must take the SSAT as part of the application process. Grade 6-8 applicants who do not have other standardized test score reports are required to complete the SSAT.

    To register for the SSAT please follow the steps below:
    1. Create an account and register for a test on www.ssat.org
    2. Select Scheck Hillel as a recipient of scores when registering
    For your convenience, Scheck Hillel hosts the SSAT at various times throughout the year, please reach out to our team for more details. Applicants may complete the exam at any location.

  • Step Six

    If you are applying for tuition assistance, please visit the Affording Scheck Hillel page of our website. Tuition assistance applications are due by January 12, 2023. 
Always feel free to call us with any questions you may have. We’re here to walk through the process with you!