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About This School

Agnon School is a private middle school in Beachwood. The principal of Agnon School is Mr. Jerry D. Isaak-Shapiro and can be contacted at 345 students attend Agnon School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Asian. The student to teacher ratio at Agnon School is 8:1. Beachwood Middle School is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Theater drama
  • Languages Taught

    • Hebrew
    • Mandarin
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • Fencing
    • Field hockey
    • Martial arts self defense
    • P.E. classes
    • Soccer
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School
White, non-Hispanic 99%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1%
Asian 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0%
Multiracial 0%
Hispanic 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    A great school that has given our children strong foundations in education and Judaics. Our children learned "how to learn" how to study how to lead and how to be a mensch. Fabulous teachers and a great leadership team.

  • (4 years ago)

    This is a great school and provides wonderful experiences for our kids. The curriculum is excellent and challenges the students to make connections across the different subject areas.

  • (4 years ago)

    I am a grandparent of two Agnon students and I'm so impressed with the curriculum Agnon uses. One of the best parts of the learning process is the approach the teachers use to integrate everyday courses into real life experiences. For example in science children don't just learn basics and subject matter but also how learning the material will truly be significant in the children's live now and as adults both professionally and personally.

  • (4 years ago)

    Agnon is not only one of Cleveland's best Jewish Day Schools it is one of Cleveland's best schools. Just visit and spend some time there and you will experience it for yourself. The warmth the academic excellence...It is an investment in your children that is worth every penny.

  • (4 years ago)

    My children are thriving at Agnon a school that provides outstanding general academics and an engaging experiencial Jucaics program. Classes are small and teachers are fantastic - committed to challenging each student uniquely according to their abilities. The vibe in the school is warm inviting progressive and community oriented. What a gift for our children!

  • (4 years ago)

    i think agnon has made my daughter stronger. i love the teachers!

  • (4 years ago)

    Great community Academics very variable depending on the teacher although most are quite good. Not enough time allocated to basics esp math Administration (especially head of school and Judaics head) don't return phone calls or acknowedge parental concerns and communication with parents about changes in the school is poor

  • (4 years ago)

    agnon is a phenominal school for kids to grow and learn socially religiously and academically. a tremendous choice with a powerful yet approachable administration and staff. Small classes and kids and teachers emerge united as family!!

  • (4 years ago)

    The saying 'it takes a community' holds true at Agnon. My kids could get an education anywhere but at Agnon they are receiving an amazing life experience that will carry them into adulthood. The Agnon community is amazing - the Head of School teachers staff parents and volunteers all coming together for our children. We do it and we love it.

  • (6 years ago)

    Although we are only four weeks into the school year I am very impressed by the following 1)The respect and kindness the children are treated with. 2)The emphasis on the development of the whole person. 3)The ways in which discipline issuess are handled. 4)How much my son has already learned.

  • (6 years ago)

    My grandson attended Agnon during the 2004 to 2007 school years. The Pre-K teacher and Ms. Michelle the Kindergarten teacher were the absolute best. The school is considerate of all children and understands that learning styles vary from child to child. This could cause problems in a classroom if a teacher was not aware of the various learning styles but at Agnon there is no fear of that. Agnon is a Jewish Day School that loves and respects people of all races religions and creeds.

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