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Thank you for your interest in the Hebrew Academy of Long Beach! To begin the admissions process, please fill out an application by clicking on the appropriate link.
  • This screen will bring you to the DDC Parent Portal Log In.
  • Please enter your username and password.
  • If you do not remember your information you can click ‘forgot username and password’.
  • Do not register for a new account.
When you click on the link you will be brought to the HALB DDC parent portal. Please click “Register” and you will be prompted to create an account and then you will be directed to the admissions module.
If you do not have all the information at the time of filling out the application you are able to save your application, and submit it when you are ready.
When applying, please keep in mind the following information:
Personal interviews are scheduled for those who completed their online applications.  If you have not yet submitted it, please do so as soon as possible. There is a fee of $100 due with the application. After you receive confirmation that your son’s application has been received, call our Director of Admissions, Sue Weinberg at (516) 295-7700 x102 to schedule an interview. Please note that the application deadline is Sunday, December 4.  

Interviews are 40 minutes in duration. Students and parents will meet separately with Rabbi Kaminetsky our Menahel, and Dr. Zadoff, our General Studies Principal.  Students will be asked to read 20 lines of gemara and to write an essay in English on a topic provided. 

All applicants are required to take the JSAT Exam. If your son’s school does not administer the JSAT, you may register at Click on “Out of Network Students”. You have a choice to take it on November 21 or December 6th. Please note that your son must complete the Gemara section of the exam.

The JSAT Level 8, produced by the Consortium of Jewish Day Schools, is the required uniform Judaic Studies exam. The website with all information related to the exam (registration, review materials, etc.) is: Please contact Rabbi Tzvi Daum [email protected] with questions about any part of the exam process.
The Hebrew Academy of Long Beach strives to ensure that every eligible student is able to attend our Yeshiva. Through our straightforward and confidential tuition assistance process, we strive to assist all families in need. We look forward to partnering with you to make HALB a part of your family’s future. 
The DRS Yeshiva High School for Boys is easily accessible to residents throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Private bus transportation can be arranged for students in Queens and Brooklyn in the following geographic locations: Forest Hills, Flatbush, Flushing, Kew Gardens, Marine Park and Midwood. Please contact Esther in the business office if you have any questions - [email protected].
The bus district telephone numbers are as follows:
District 14: (516) 569-5364
District 15: (516) 239-1100
Long Beach: (516) 897-2132
Oceanside: (516) 766-6740
The Hebrew Academy of Long Beach (HALB) admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.