5017 90th Ave. SE
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Head of School: Rabbi Bernie Fox
Academic Dean: Bob Court
Excellence in academics coupled with a love of Judaism and community are what set NYHS apart from other independent schools. Ranked by the Seattle Times and University of Washington as one of the premier academic programs in Washington state, NYHS combines quality in college preparatory studies with an inspiring Judaic curriculum. NYHS graduates are accepted to and attend top-tier universities. Beyond academic excellence, NYHS students and graduates personify integrity, leadership, and commitment to community service.
Located on Mercer Island, NYHS is an accredited institution of the Pacific Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges that serves the entire Jewish community. Small classes and a highly individualized approach to learning enable the school to nurture each student’s potential. Honors and AP options as well as a full Learning Resource Center enables each student to succeed. Specialized tracks for Judaic studies allow students of varying Judaic backgrounds to succeed and thrive too.
NYHS offers drama, art, and interscholastic sports as well as a variety of student led groups including the Committee for Israel Affairs, Chesed (Kindness) and Spirit clubs, Student Council, Green Team, Newspaper, and Panim literary journal.
NYHS graduates attend a wide range of universities and yeshivot in the U.S. and abroad. An NYHS education instills a lifelong appreciation of learning, love of Judaism, and commitment to community.