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PROGRAM OF STUDY

Students attending Robert M. Beren Academy pursue an intensive dual curriculum of secular and Judaic studies. The secular studies enumerated in the school profile conform to the highest national standards for college preparation. The Judaic studies program consists of a sequential series of core courses, including intense study of Bible, Jewish Law and Jewish Philosophy. The combination of the two areas of study creates an atmosphere of academic excellence, which demands higher critical and analytic skills.
 
 
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

  • 4 years residency beginning in 9th grade
  • 4 years of English, Math, History, and Science
  • 4 years of 4 Judaic subjects (Bible, Talmud, Judaic Electives, and Jewish Literacy)
  • 3 years of Modern Hebrew Language
  • 4 years of Electives (including Foreign Languages other than Hebrew)
  • 25 hours of Community Service per year
 
 
GRADING POLICY AND RANK

Robert M. Beren Academy does not rank students. Student grades are assessed on a 100-point numeric scale. Transcript grades in Advanced Placement, Pre-AP, Advanced, and Honors classes reflect a weighting of five percentage points and one point on the Grade Point Average. The Academy reports student Grade Point Average on a weighted 4-point scale. The highest GPA for the 2014-2015 school year is 4.87.
 

SAT

RMBA

TX

Nat’l

 

 

ACT

RMBA

TX

Nat’l

 

Bechina Yerushlamit/ Jerusalem Hebrew Exam

 

 

 

 

CR

615

470

496

English

25.9

19.6

20.5

RMBA

91.6

 

MA

621

496

514

Math

26.3

21.4

21.1

 

Students who earn scores of 60+ may earn college credit.

 

WR

605

456

488

Reading

28.1

20.8

21.3

 

 

Science

26.7

20.8

20.9

 

Writing

23.7

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Composite

26.7

20.8

21.1