Best Private school Monmouth County NJ

NJ Private, Co-Educational, Independent School Since 1981

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Oak Hill Academy

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Oak Hill Academy is a NJ private school that is co-educational, independent, nonsectarian, and nonprofit for grades pre-kindergarten through eight with The Socrates School high school opening in the Fall of 2020. Oak Hill Academy received accreditation by the Middle States Association of Elementary Schools in 1986, 1996, 2008 and 2017. The Academy is also a member of the New Jersey Association of Independent Schools.

Joseph A. Pacelli Oak Hill Headmaster

Top NJ Private School Students with Headmaster Joseph A. Paccelli
Headmaster Joseph A. Paccelli with students at our Monmouth County campus
Distinguished NJ private school's alternative high school approach

We have faith in our students’ future

We encourage and empower our students to bring their ideas to life. Hands-on opportunities are what we’re all about.

Top NJ Private School Student on our lincroft new jersey campus
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    Empower

    Empowering students with life skills leads to many positive outcomes including utilizing a growth mindset, dealing and benefiting from failure, having perseverance, and displaying self-awareness.

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    Engage

    Top level education within a small, caring PreK-8 community with a focus on the 21st century skills while providing a friendly atmosphere in which students are stimulated, challenged, and engaged in their education.

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    Awarding

    National Champion in Scholastic Achievement, Numerous Mathematics Titles, Academic Competition Awards, National Recognition for School Literature Publications, Recognition in the Performing, Applied, Musical, Dramatic and Computer Arts . . .

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    Graduation

    Oak Hill Academy prides itself on the preparation of its graduates for not only high school and college, but also the ever-changing landscape and challenges of their lives ahead.

Our students are talented, passionate, hard-working and full of good ideas.

Academic Calendar

Our programs are designed to meet the individual needs and unique learning style of each student. Each child is an active participant in a learning process which stresses real-world connections and interdisciplinary experiences.

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Tuesday, April 7
  • Spring Break - No School Sunday, April 5 - Sunday, April 19  

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  • Spring Break - No School Sunday, April 5 - Sunday, April 19  

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Friday, April 10
  • Spring Break - No School Sunday, April 5 - Sunday, April 19  

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Our Teachers' and Students' Achievements

1981 Year Founded
40 Certified Teachers
1,480 Graduated Students
736 Award Winners

Our Latest News

Pledge of Allegiance

During the time that Oak Hill Academy moved to our distance learning protocol as we practiced social distancing, our community came together to record their own personal Pledge of Allegiance; so that we could begin each day the right way. God Bless America! I pledge allegiance to the flag . . .

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COVID-19 Update @ OHA

Stay informed about Oak Hill Academy and COVID-19

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866 digits of Pi!?!

5th grader breaks 2 year old record! On March 12, 2020 (since Pi (π) day or March 14 – 3.14 falls on a Saturday) marked the 8th consecutive year that Oak Hill Academy Math Teacher, Mrs. Rita Cotterell and her students shared in the school’s tradition of celebrating this special day for math at Oak […]

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Dr. Joseph Lipp to Lead Oak Hill Academy’s Socrates High School

Headmaster, Joseph Pacelli, of Oak Hill Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey, has announced that Dr. Joseph Lipp will lead their new high school (The Socrates School), which is scheduled to open in September 2020. “As our plans continue to unfold, it is exciting to have an educator of Dr. Lipp’s experience and enthusiasm to be […]

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Oak Hill Academy is a NJ private school that is co-educational, independent, nonsectarian, and nonprofit for grades pre-kindergarten through eight.

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I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have attended OHA. I can’t deny that attending OHA set me up for life.

~Dr. Thomas Dyne (OHA ’01)

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Tuesday, April 7
  • Spring Break - No School

    Sunday, April 5 - Sunday, April 19  

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Wednesday, April 8
Thursday, April 9
  • Spring Break - No School

    Sunday, April 5 - Sunday, April 19  

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Friday, April 10
  • Spring Break - No School

    Sunday, April 5 - Sunday, April 19  

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